Grants for training for 2017 to 2018

These grants are currently available for employers in the construction industry to support training the workforce.

The grants are for different types of training and qualifications taken within the grant year (1 August 2017 to 31 March 2018). 

Find which grant best suits your workforce and your needs.

England or Wales:


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

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

This grant supports attendance on Site Safety Plus courses

These grants are for training and qualifying in specialist trades: 

Please note: CITB will not continue to fund the SUP grant after 31 March 2018. 

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

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:

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

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

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By signing up to CITB online you can:

  • see your grant statement
  • request a grant report
  • authorise grant claims

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