Flexible and structured funds

This funding focuses on the most needed construction training areas chosen in consultation with construction companies in 2015. Our aim is to help build a skilled workforce that will boost the industry in the long-term.

This type of funding is for construction skills and training projects not supported by other CITB funding, like the grants scheme.

  • Flexible funding is for short projects, lasting up to 18 months.
  • Structured funding is for longer projects, lasting from 18 months to five years
Flexible funding 
Type of funding Who can apply Value and duration This funding is for
Commissioned
  • CITB-registered employers
  • Construction federations and trade associations
  • CITB-funded training groups

Up to £500,000

0-18 months
The development of a competency-based assessment infrastructure
Enhanced incentives

£10k - £500k

0-18 months

  • Additional support for priority areas
  • Incentives for training through additional funding
  • Intervention where training need is identified
Innovation

£10k - £500k

0-18 months

  • Innovative or new to the sector
  • Associated with training and upskilling
  • Development of products or services
Skills and training
  • CITB-registered employers with up to 99 employees
  • Construction federations and trade associations

Up to £10K

0-18 months

Skills and training activities essential to the construction industry, like:

  • upskilling programmes
  • multiskilling programmes 
  • training support materials
Structured funding
Type of funding Who can apply Value and duration This funding is for
Infrastructure support
  • CITB-registered employers
  • Construction federations and trade associations
  • CITB-funded training groups

£100k - £3m

18 months – 5 years
Enabling the supply or demand of training and upskilling on a large scale

 

2017 funding windows (excluding skills and training)

Dates Funds

2 February to 13 March


Flexible: commissioned (OSAT)
2 May to 29 May To be confirmed
5 September to 2 October To be confirmed

2017 funding windows (skills and training)

The flexible: skills and training fund option is open from 7 February 2017 to 20 November 2017.  You can submit an application at any time during this period, and accumulated applications will be scored at six points in the window:

At each scheduled point, all applications which have accumulated since the last point will be evaluated and those applicants will be notified of decisions.   

Window opens 7 February 2017
Review point 1 6 March 2017
Review point 2 24 April 2017
Review point 3 29 May 2017
Review point 4 17 July 2017
Review point 5 2 October 2017
Review point 6 20 November 2017
Window closes 20 November 2017

Research investment fund

Learn more about the research investment fund pilot held in 2016 

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