Work Experience grant can be claimed from 1 April 2020 to 30 September 2021. We pay grant for planned work experience days when it is an essential part of a construction-related degree.
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You can apply if you:
This grant will support employees paid through the payroll who are taking planned work experience which:
The following qualifications which require a work experience placement are covered under this grant:
Only CITB-registered employers who have workers undertaking these qualifications are eligible to apply for this grant – individuals/students are not eligible to apply for this grant.
The grant also funds work experience that:
In these instances, the student must be still employed by a CITB-registered employer who is based in Great Britain for the entire duration of that work experience.
The grant will not support:
In order to receive the grant, you must:
You may use your own format for the content of the training programme.
There is a cap applied to any work experience days claimed from 1 April 2020 to 30 September 2021.
Eligible employers with less than 250 employees can apply for grant up to a maximum of £10,000 (334 days) for Work Experience days within this period.
Eligible employers with 250 or more employees can apply for grant up to a maximum of £50,000 (1667 days) for Work Experience days within this period.
The grant is £30 per day.
You can apply for a maximum of £7,200 for 48 consecutive weeks of degree placement work experience for each person in a lifetime.
48 consecutive weeks of work experience equates to 240 days.
For degree placement work experience grant taking place between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2021 you should submit an application form by 30 June 2021.
For degree placement work experience grant taking place between 1 April 2021 and 30 September 2021 you should submit an application form by 30 December 2021.
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Grants are paid by bank transfer. If we do not hold your current bank details, please complete and submit the secure online Bacs Direct Credit Authorisation Form to receive grant payments