What we do
What do we do?
The CITC provides the construction industry with advice and information on Training and Professional Development to ensure that the highest level of training and assessment is delivered to industry.
THE CITC PROVIDES A NUMBER OF SERVICES TO INDUSTRY INCLUDING:
- Development of Industry specific Training Courses (The CITC developed the Nationally Accredited Asbestos Awareness Course 10675NAT-Course in Asbestos Awareness) plus other short courses for Industry.
- Undertakes a range of Auditing Services such as:
- Secure Local Jobs Audits
- Compliance Audits
- RTO (Registered Industry Organisations) Compliance Audits on behalf of the ACT Building & Construction Industry Training Fund Authority (TFA), and individual RTOs, (registered Industry Organisations)
- Annual Industry consultation for the TFA Annual Training Plan
The CITC works closely with WorkSafe ACT to oversee and advise on all aspects of Training and Assessment for High-risk Licensing and other Regulatory Training Courses. Additionally, we formally work with WorkSafe ACT on its Seminars and Industry Breakfast Events.
THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPRESENTS THE CITC ON THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES:
- Member Australian Industry and Skills Committee
- Chair ACTIVE/Tuggeranong Network RTO
- Member of the Building and Construction Regulatory Advisory Committee (BRAC)
- Member of several industry committees as requested.
The CITC continues to manage and hold the Annual Outstanding Graduating Apprentice and Industry Encouragement Awards. These Awards are in its 20th Year and are held annually and recognise the Industry’s Outstanding Graduating Apprentices in all the Construction Industry Trades. Additionally, these Awards also recognise a number of first Year Apprentices with Encouragement Awards.
The CITC is actively involved in a number of school-based programs to address long-term skills shortages and to introduce work opportunities and training to students.
In consultation with a wide range of Group Training Organisations and RTOs these programs provide a unique opportunity for students to gain real experience in the industry across a wide range of trades. The CITC works with parents, students and teachers by holding career information sessions at schools and colleges as well as holding industry information sessions.