This grant helps construction employers with some of the costs of taking on a new apprentice. For example, the cost of recruitment and associated start-up costs.
This grant is only available once for each individual apprentice. You won't be able to claim if you take on an apprentice whose previous employer claimed this grant.
The apprentice must be registered with an approved apprenticeship provider, and start the first year of their apprenticeship between 1 August 2019 and 31 August 2020.
The apprenticeship must be in an approved framework or standard which is eligible for CITB grant - please refer to the respective apprenticeship framework or standard for England and Wales, and Scotland
The application for this grant must be made within 20 weeks of an apprentice starting their apprenticeship.