What this fund is for
This fund provides assistance for micro and small construction companies to develop a stronger skills base. Specifically, it provides an extra incentive for you to access CITB grant eligible training. The funding can be spent on training that is covered by the scheme
Who can apply for funding
CITB-registered employers with up to 99 directly employed staff on the payroll. Employers can apply for funding once every 12 months.
How much you can apply for
CITB-registered employers can apply for funding related to how many direct employees they have:
- Employers with 1 to 49 directly employed staff can receive up to £5,000.
- Employers with 50 to 74 directly employed staff can receive up to £7,500.
- Employers with 75 to 99 directly employed staff can receive up to £10,000.
You should receive a decision from CITB within 4 weeks of the score point following your application.
You can apply for this fund after the 1st April 2020 by emailing CITB firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are registered with the CITB’s levy scheme you are also entitled to a grant for training days. The grants vary for plant training and NVQ’s.
As an ATO for CITB we can submit the results to the scheme for automatic grant payments.
Please contact CITB Direct to register for the levy and grants.