The CITB Skills and Training Fund is a pot of funding set aside from Levy payments that construction companies pay to CITB each year. Construction companies who are CITB registered and are up to date with their Levy Returns can apply for funding of up to £50,000 per annum to train their workforce.
There are two different funding pots available:
As of 1st September 2023, companies are able to process two funding bids every 12 months. Contact us for more information or for support with your application.
You can apply for CITB Skills and Training Funding if:
• You are a CITB-registered employer
• You have 1-250 directly employed staff on the payroll (employees must be in addition to yourself / business owner)
• Any previous project paid for by the Skills and Training fund has been signed off as complete.
The amount you can apply for per year depends on the size of the business.
Small and micro-sized construction businesses:
Medium-sized construction business:
3B has helped a large number of clients claim funding from CITB, please contact us below and we’d be happy to help you.
Alternatively, you can complete the application form yourself following the guidance provided by the CITB.
As part of the application, you as the employer need to outline your training plan for the next 12 months. Our team at 3B can help you by providing lists of available grant claimable courses and any additional supporting information you need to complete your application.
We can also provide you with a competitive quote based on your training requirements to support your application.
We offer this as a FREE service and our team have a wealth of experience in submitting these applications since they were intorduced in 2018.
Once you have applied for your funding, the CITB team will assess your application. They take around four weeks to make their decision.
If your decision is declined you need to notify as soon as possible to [email protected].
CITB may decline your funding request due to:
• You asking for funding on a course that doesn’t relate to construction.
• Your application doesn’t contain the required information.
• You have not submitted a Levy Return.
• You are behind on Levy payments.
To stand the best chance of your application being successful, please contact us below.
This means you can claim grant against our eligible courses and we can help you with your training fund bids.
If you'd like more information on the CITB Skills and Training Fund or help with your application, you can contact us below.