Research and Development
The department of research is responsible for coordinating the research activities of the Contractors and the operations of the board. The department is also responsible for planning and coordinating the development activities of the board. The main objective is to ensure that the board attains a high degree of efficiency in its operations
The department conducts research in different areas of the Construction Industry such study include safety, equipment availability etc. In order to collect information / data from the stakeholders the CRB conducts annual Consultative Meetings. In addition, information on contractor performance, problems encountered etc is obtained through the annual return forms.
The Contractors Registration Board (CRB) has developed a Sustainable Structured Training Programme (SSTP) for contractors in Tanzania. The program is designed to accommodate all types of contractors at three different levels depending on the class of registration.
Objectives of SSTP
The main objective of SSTP is to equip contractors with necessary technical and management skills so as to make them more competitive in the local and regional markets. This training focuses on contractor needs, encompasses all contractors and takes into consideration lessons learnt from previous training programmes.
Grouping of contractors
Contractors have been grouped into three categories for the purpose of this training as shown below;
The target cadres in each group are the Directors / Partners (DP), Top Executives (TE) and Technical Supervisory staff (TS). A contractor is expected to complete the modules in his group before he can upgrade to the next group. Contractors wishing to participate in modules, which are not within their group, can do, but priority will be given to the target group.
There are twenty (20) training modules under SSTP. These modules are derived from seven basic subjects as follows:
DP: Directors / Partners
CRB Annual Workshop