What we do?

We work hard to help raise the skill levels in all sectors of the industry through education and good practice.


Work in Partnership with Industry

We work in partnership with a variety of organisations to develop training and educational programs for the KBB sector.

Education & Training for KBB Industry

To combat the identified skills shortage within the KBB sector, training and education programmes have been developed specific to the industry.

Promote KBB as a Career Option

Working with schools, colleges and universities to engage with students to introduce the KBB industry as a possible career option.

Champion Good Practice in the Industry

Through on-going learning that raises the skills and competence levels amongst individuals to enable them to continue to operate as professionals.

3 Year Foundation Degree Course in Kitchen Design

Bucks New University meets industry demand for talented kitchen design specialists

In response to industry calls for qualified kitchen designers, Buckinghamshire New University is launching a new foundation degree in kitchen design this autumn.

This bespoke course has been developed in conjunction with a panel of industry experts primarily for those currently working in the industry and is offered as a blended learning opportunity which can be completed in three years. Delivered with experts from the kitchen design industry, students will work on a comprehensive range of modules to cover aspects of materials, technology, sustainability, culture and design in order to develop critical and imaginative responses to kitchen design. Students will also learn about the technical and legislative contexts of kitchen design and will be supported through close contacts with industry partners within a vibrant and challenging learning environment.

Click here to find out more about the degree course.

Kitchen Fitting NVQ – Qualification for CSCS card by on-site assessment

To gain access to UK building sites, kitchen fitters will need a blue skilled worker CSCS card. To find out more click here

To support installers with the programme, the KBB NTG currently holds an allocation of CITB funding. The funding is finite and will be allocated on a first come first served basis, up to the value of £1000 per delegate.

CITB Training Grant available again for 2016

The CITB have allocated a training fund of £25,000 again to the KBB NTG for 2016. Find out more about the grant and if you are eligible by visiting the Information on Levy & Grant System section of our courses page, click here

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