Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)

In 2018, the construction sector had the highest proportion of small businesses in the UK economy. To support this, the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has funded the three year Building Growth South West programme, to help people explore a career in construction.

Led by YTKO, the Building Growth project works across the West of England and Greater Exeter region to help individuals explore whether a career in construction is right for them, funded by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

The project is aimed at women, ex-service men and women, the long-term unemployed, young NEETS (people not in employment, education and training) and further education leavers.

The programme supports people so that they can get into employment in the sector. It also aims to help meet the skills labour demands experienced by every construction company is currently facing.