Are you aware that you could qualify to access up to £10,000 of CITB funding to invest into training and development?

CITB Skills and Training Fund

The Skills and Training fund aims to help small and micro construction companies to deliver high quality learning and development experiences to employees. It provides extra incentive to access CITB grant eligible training. From 2020, it also supports a wider range of activity, with a greater emphasis on innovation, and management and leadership training.

How we can help?

Please note: CITB have stated in order to manage a significant reduction in the budget available to support these funds in 2020/21, it will only be possible to support the top scoring applications each month.  In order to maximise your chance of success please contact us at GEM Safety. We can help to give you a good chance of securing CITB funding, help to build your training plan, put together your training project and deliver your training. For more details contact our Operations Manager Alice Brooksbank on alice@gemsafety.co.uk at our Bradford office on (01274) 752777.

What is the CITB Skills and Training Fund?

CITB Skills and Training provides funding for micro and small construction companies, to provide assistance with developing a stronger skills base. Specifically the fund provides an enhanced incentive for CITB Grant eligible training.

Who can apply for the CITB Skills and Training Fund?

To be eligible for funding you must be a CITB registered employer with 99 or fewer directly employed staff on your payroll. You must be a Levy payer or Levy exempt as an employer. You can apply for funding once every 12 months.

How Much Can I Apply For?

The amount of funding you can apply for depends on the number of employees you have:

  • Employers with 1 to 49 directly employed staff can receive up to £5,000!
  • Employers with 50 to 74 directly employed staff can receive up to £7,500!
  • Employers with 75 to 99 directly employed staff can receive up to £10,000!

For more details contact our Operations Manager, Alice Brooksbank on alice@gemsafety.co.uk at our Bradford office on (01274) 752777.