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Skills & Safety Cards

With the current skills shortage facing the industry, competence and safety on engineering construction sites are paramount for everyone. With the constant change in site equipment and Health and Safety legislations, it is imperative to continue to develop training programmes that ensure both the individuals and companies welfare.

The ECITB under the support, recommendation and development of it’s employer model, facilitate two training programmes that have been developed, certified and recognised through industry in helping keeping assurance and competence in the workplace.



CCNSG Safety Passport Training Essential Training to Develop Skills

The CCNSG Safety Passport Training Programme is monitored and controlled by national steering group known as the Client/Contractor National Safety Group (CCNSG) who are there to ensure that standards are being maintained and that the content of the training programme continues to meet current safety legislation and current safety practices.

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ACE logoACE – Assuring Competence in Engineering Construction

This is an important initiative designed to ensure that the competence of workers in the UK engineering construction industry that is validated against National Occupational Standards in a flexible and cost effective way, with minimum disruption to ongoing productivity. Regulatory changes and client expectations now require the vast majority of the people involved in the construction, operation, repair and maintenance of process facilities to have proven competence.  

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Research & Development 

Welcome to the ECITB Research and Development section of this webpage.

This section aims to provide you with up to date information on the various projects the R&D team are involved in that are related to this particular department. The section also includes the details of all R&D Project Managers in case you wish to contact any member of the team.

Please view the National Occupational Standards for the Engineering Construction Industry.


CCNSG Safety Passport

The CCNSG National Safety and CCNSG Renewal courses are being redeveloped. The programmes contain new content and technology and are highly interactive to maximise participant engagement. The 2 Day National Safety Course is to launch in March 2011. The Renewal Course launch is scheduled for April.

E-learning training for CCNSG tutors is being arranged. These courses will be modulised and delivered via an interactive Learner Management System.



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