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What’s new for the 2022-2023 Grants Scheme

New and increased grants from 1 April 2022

To help address skills shortages in the industry we have introduced new and increased grant rates from 1 April 2022.

Enhanced Grant for Dry Lining Apprenticeships

You can now receive an additional £2,000 on top of the existing grant (£2,500 per year attendance and £3,500 achievement) for Dry Lining apprentices that start from 1 April 2022 onwards.

Attendance grant is applied for following the existing process; this enhancement is automatically added where the employer is eligible at the same time as the attendance grant is processed.

Further information on Apprenticeships can be found on apprenticeship grants page.

Enhanced Grant for Rainscreen Cladding VQ Achievements

You can now receive an additional £400 on top of the existing grant £600 Achievement grant for Rainscreen Cladding VQs achieved from 1 April 2022.

Short Period Qualification grant is applied for following the existing process; this enhancement is automatically added where the employer is eligible at the same time as the SVQ/NVQ achievement grant is processed.

Further information can be found on the Short Period Qualifications grants page.

Leadership & Management Short Duration Achievement Grant

From 1 April 2022, you can now receive grant of £70 for each Leadership & Management short duration standard achieved through an approved training organisation (ATO). The ATO will apply for this grant on your behalf.

CITB Occupational Traineeship (England Only)

A £1,000 grant is coming soon for the completion of a CITB Occupational Traineeship in England.

This grant will be available to eligible employers after an individual completes a CITB Occupational Traineeship work placement.

Further information on when this grant will be available and details on how to apply for the traineeship grant can be found on the Occupational Traineeship page.

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