Grants for training: 2016 to 2017

These grants are for employers in the construction industry and support training the workforce.

The grants are for different types of training and qualifications completed between 1 August 2016 and 31 July 2017.

You can find how to claim and what a grant supports on each grant page.


Apprenticeship grants

England or Wales:


Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) grants

These grants support the CPCS technical test and getting extra units of a NVQ or SVQ which leads to a blue card upgrade:

NVQ and SVQ grant

This grant supports the NVQ or SVQ gained at the end of a training course:

Site Safety Plus grant

This grant supports attendance on Site Safety Plus courses

Specialist and craft trade grants

These grants are for training and qualifying in specialist trades: 

Technical, professional and management training grants

These grants support management, technical and professional training and qualifications, and work experience that is part of a degree:

Training plan and short course grants

The training and development plan grant supports training that benefits your business and is not supported by our other grants, such as toolbox talks:

If you don’t have a training plan and need support for a short one-off course, you can claim the short duration grant:

Training group grant

This grant supports training groups and forums with training that they organise for their members:

Supplementary Payment

This is an extra payment you can get with grants if you meet certain criteria and deadlines:

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