Grants provide financial support for employers who supply construction-specific training for their workforce. CITB grants help ensure workers are safe, skilled and have opportunities to grow.

From 1 April 2022, the following grants are available through the CITB Grants Scheme:

Drylining – The apprenticeship attendance grant for all new dry lining apprentices has been increased by £2,000:

  •  An additional £1,000 paid with the first attendance grant (after 13 weeks)
  • An additional £1,000 paid with the final attendance grant (towards the end of the apprenticeship).

Enhanced Grant for Rainscreen Cladding VQ Achievements

An additional £400 will be paid on top of the existing £600 Achievement grant for Rainscreen Cladding VQs completed.

Almost 14,000 businesses have been supported with grants, with over £77m paid out in the last year. Members are encouraged to apply for grants to support training within their businesses, including apprenticeships, short courses, and short/long qualifications. More information is available at