CITB – latest update re grants and training

Into Work Grant – NEW!

Piloting this new grant from Sept 2023 – March 2025

Supports work experience and progression for people on post-16 FE courses.

T Levels in Design Surveying Planning & Onsite Construction OR any Diploma L2-3 listed as eligible for short qualification training grant OR government traineeship

£500 = work experience, minimum duration 1 week or 30hrs

£1000 = 3 month sustained employment (the job beginning within 12months of placement ending) and with same employer as the work experience

Claim form on the webpage.

Max 5 work experience and 5 employment grants per employer per year

See full details here.

E- courses x 2 – Free!

  • Fire Safety Awareness in Construction and the Built Environment – L1 awareness – 2hrs – Exam yes 20 x Qs – Certificate 5 years
  • Fire Safety in Buildings – specific focus on installers – 1hr – 5 x modules (Grenfell, Materials, Fire Protection, Competence, Installation) – Knowledge checks no exam, Certificate 5 years – 12 months access to interactive course materials.

See details here.

Management L3-7 uplifted grant (e.g., Occupational Work Supervision NVQ L3 is now a grant of £1250, up from £600)

In response to IA removal in relation to CSCS cards (added to existing Contracting Ops, Site Management and Site Supervisor etc.)

See details here.

Cap on short course grant removed (£60-£240)

Removed from April 2023.

See details here.