Grants Scheme reform
CITB has consulted with industry in the last 12 months to reform the Grants Scheme. The focus has been on apprenticeships, qualifications, and short duration courses - making sure that funding is aimed at developing constructions skills.
You asked for a Grants Scheme that is:
By consolidating the short duration courses, extending the apprenticeship support and keeping focus on construction skills and qualifications, we believe that CITB are in a good position to:
So what's new?
The Grants Scheme now supports Higher Level Apprenticeships from September 2017
We will phase in a number of changes from April 2018
- From April 2018, the Grants Scheme will not provide supplementary grants. Enhanced rates of 10% will still apply to apprenticeships already started before April 2018.
- In addition to apprenticeships and qualifications, there will be a defined list of over 500 short duration courses that are eligible for grant.
- Training plans will no longer be used to access the Grants Scheme.
- Grant support payments will be automated on successful completion of training.
Get full details of what's changing in our Grants Scheme.