About CITB

The Construction Industry Training Board was established on 21 July 1964 to help build a safe, professional and fully qualified construction industry.

It was one of over 20 industrial training boards established in after the Industrial Training Act 1964 came into force to address concerns on the shortfall of skilled workers in the UK skills.

CITB has been known as various names over the years including:  CITB-ConstructionSkills, ConstructionSkills or CSkills. Their new, most recognizable name is now CITB.