Impact Update – Performance Report and Business Plan

19 May 2022

Business Plan

The plan is my first as CITB Chief Executive and heralds a new era for CITB. 

The changes set out in this plan are based on feedback I’ve heard from customers and reflect the views of our Levy payers. It has a simplified look and focusses on work that will have the greatest impact for industry – three specific challenges. They are:

  • Responding to the skills demands
  • Developing the capacity and capability of construction training provision
  • Addressing future skills needs

The plan will see over £233m invested across Britain to support construction throughout 2022-23. This investment is a direct response to the estimated 50,000 workers industry needs annually, by 2025, to meet forecasted construction output

Year-end Performance Report 2021-22

This performance report summarises the impact of our work during the last financial year.

Over the last 12 months we delivered on our key outcomes – exceeding them in many cases. During the pandemic we tailored our support by continuing to protect core areas like direct funding to employers and supporting apprentices, while tackling long-term challenges such as meeting the top skill priority areas and net zero.

As training and the appetite to upskill recovers, we can invest more into grants and funding to meet employer demand. We have announced new programmes in our Business Plan, as we focus our strategy to support employers recruiting more talent.
Report highlights include:

Finally, since my last update I’ve written about the benefits of an experienced workforce, the power of partnerships and raising mental health awareness in construction, I hope you can take a look.