As a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO), we at HR Training can help you claim up to £10,000 of additional funding for construction training, courtesy of CITB’s Skills & Training Fund. And what’s even better, it’s in addition to your normal CITB Grants. As a matter of fact, you can claim your normal Grants on top of the training you complete with your £10,000!
What is the Skills & Training Fund?
The fund is a CITB incentive aimed at micro and small construction companies to encourage them to upskill their workforce. Employers registered with CITB that have up to 99 directly employed staff on their payroll can apply for funding once every 12 months. The funding can be spent on training that is covered by the CITB grant scheme.
How do I apply?
We can make this process seamless and easy, taking the headache away from our clients. All you have to do is follow these few simple steps and we'll do the rest!
- Arrange a meeting with your dedicated Training Solutions Manager
- Review PAYE and Training Needs Analysis with us
- Complete a Skills & Training Fund Application Form with HR Training
- Submit Application
- Receive your funding from CITB within 6 weeks
- Complete your funded training with HR Training
- Utilise HR Training to submit your Project Completion Form
How much can I claim?
|Up to 49 PAYE employees||£5,000|
|Up to 74 PAYE employees||£7,500|
|Up to 99 PAYE employees||£10,000|
CITB eligibility criteria applies, but your dedicated Training Solutions Manager will be more than happy to talk this through with you. Call us today to arrange your meeting on 0333 301 3000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are also based within the Leeds City Region, you may also be eligible for up to 40% funding from the European Social Fund via the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges, giving you extra savings as seen below:
When will my application be assessed?
CITB has set times when they review applications, which can be found below. Despite this, you can apply at any point. You should find out the outcome of your application within four weeks and receive your money into your account within six weeks from your application.
- 31 October 2019
- 29 November 2019
- 31 January 2020
- 28 February 2020
- 29 March 2020