Top 10 construction challenges and opportunities in 2021

|Mar 8|magazine1 min read

10. Invest in short-term courses and review qualifications

Training to adapt the sector to the increased use of AI and automation technologies is both a long- and a short-term project. In the short-term, CITB is investing in a number of pilot projects to deliver digital leadership training. 

These include those that support shorter training courses, often using e-learning, to raise senior leaders’ awareness of new technologies and the value they can bring. These courses could also include ‘masterclasses’ to demonstrate the value of individual technologies. 

Standards and qualifications will need to reflect a workplace that will increasingly incorporate technological developments.