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CITB Occupational Traineeship grant

We pay grant for the completion of a CITB Occupational Traineeship, which is a funded scheme providing a new route for further education (FE) students into the workplace or onto an apprenticeship in England.

To get involved please email: CustomerEngagement@citb.co.uk

If you’d like to find out more, you can find details for your local CITB adviser here.

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We pay grants for the completion of CITB Occupational Traineeships in England.

CITB Occupational Traineeships - how they work and the benefits

Who can apply for this grant?

You can apply if you’re a CITB Registered employer and up to date with your Levy Returns. As well as fulfilling our general Grants Scheme terms and conditions and specific requirements for this grant.

Which CITB Occupational Traineeships are covered for grant? 

We pay grants for the completion of the following CITB Occupational Traineeships:

  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Dry Lining
  • Painting and Decorating

How much is it? 

£1,000 achievement grant on completion.

How to apply

For CITB Occupational Traineeships completed from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023 you should download and complete the 2022-2023 grant application form (Excel, 778KB) by 30 June 2023.

  • Save the application and complete the Occupational Traineeship tab.
  • Attach an email from the college confirming completion of the CITB Occupational Traineeship. Your application cannot be processed without this evidence. The email must include the following:
    • Full name of learner
    • Title of Traineeship completed i.e. Bricklaying
    • Completion date

For support on applying for this grant you can contact your local CITB advisor or our Customer Services team on 0344 994 4455