The Construction Industry Training Board NI (CITB NI) Built Environment bursary award, aimed at encouraging school leavers to consider a career in construction and undertake a third level Built Environment related qualification, is now open for applications.
A total of 12 first year full-time students can apply for a £1000 bursary towards the cost of their training.
To qualify applicants must have applied to study a third level Built Environment related qualification at Level 4 or above with a Northern Ireland training provider as well as having achieved a Built Environment pre-requisite qualification. Then, following the completion of an application form, applicants will be entered into a draw for one of the 12 bursary awards.
From the design, construction and maintenance of buildings and infrastructure projects such as bridges, roads, tunnels, waterways – a career in Built Environment provides varied and wide-ranging opportunities which are challenging, exciting and rewarding.
Launching the CITB NI Built Environment bursary award last year were from left, student Beth McGann, Barry Neilson Chief Executive CITB NI and student Caelan Fisher.
Increasingly, new emerging digital technologies are rapidly changing the Built Environment landscape. Companies are actively seeking to recruit people with skills including Building Information Modelling, Drones, Augmented Reality/ Virtual Reality, Computer-Aided Design (CAD).
CITB NI Chief Executive, Barry Neilson said: “CITB NI is delighted to announce that applications for our Built Environment Bursary Award for third level students are now open.
“This is fantastic support for 12 first year students embarking on their Built Environment qualification. The process is simple. Visit our website, ensure you meet the criteria set out in the terms and conditions, fill in and submit the application form. We hope that the £1000 support helps students on their built environment career journey and wish everyone applying the very best of luck.”
Applications are now open and must be submitted by 4pm Friday October 15 2021.
Download the application form and terms and conditions from HERE.
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