CITB Grants and Funding

Funding for employers in the construction industry

NVQ Funding

Claim up to £1,500 per NVQ achievement, as long as you are a CITB levy payer and not behind on your payments. It’s as simple as that!

CITB have increased their grant for supervision and management NVQs achieved from 1st April 2023 from £600 each, to £1,200 and £1,500 respectively.

Our supervision NVQs start from £1,000 + VAT and our management NVQs start from £1,500 + VAT. This means that if you are a CITB levy payer, your employees can undertake CITB accredited NVQs which are fully funded with CST Training.

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Short Courses Funding

CITB have doubled the grant rates for short courses. You can now receive either £60£140 or £240 for short courses achieved from 1st April 2023 as a CITB Levy payer. 

The funding for these short courses is separated into 3 tiers:

Tier 1 (£60 grant):



Temporary Works Supervisor

Tier 2 (£140 grant):


Temporary Works Co-ordinator 

Tier 2 Refresher

(£70 grant):

SSSTS Refresher 

Tier 3 (£240 grant):



Tier 3 Refresher
(£120 grant):

SMSTS Refresher 

We are a fully accredited CITB Site Safety Plus training provider, offering all of the above courses amongst our range of CITB courses which we offer. If you require any advice on how you can take advantage of CITB’s funding, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our award-winning team. Our friendly customer service team are on hand to offer free professional advice on the best next steps for you.

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Leadership & Management Development Fund

In the dynamic world of construction, the importance of robust leadership and effective management cannot be overstated. Recognising this, CITB has introduced the Leadership and Management Development Fund. This initiative is designed to bolster the skills of leaders and managers within the construction sector, ensuring that businesses are well-equipped to face the challenges of today and tomorrow.

CITB hopes that this funding will help to enhance the leadership and management capabilities across the construction sector, fostering a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and sustainability.

Businesses can receive up to £100,000 of funding from the CITB Leadership & Management Development Fund.
    • For businesses with over 250 employees as noted in their latest levy return the following is offered:
      • 250-499 employees up to £50,000 
      • 500-999 employees up to £75,000 
      • 1,000 or more employees up to £100,000

How to Apply:

Applying for the Leadership and Management Development Fund is straightforward. Businesses need to demonstrate a clear training need, a commitment to enhancing leadership and management skills, and a plan for how the training will impact their operations. Detailed application guidelines and deadlines are available on the CITB website. Please be advised that our award winning team here at CST Training will help guide you through this process.

How We Can Help:

The fund offers financial grants to support bespoke training programs tailored to the specific needs of your business. Whether it’s enhancing project management skills, improving team leadership, or adopting new technologies, the fund can help. As a result, the fund extends beyond only CITB Leadership and Management courses and can be used towards various leadership qualifications.

We are fully accredited with and can offer the following:

As part of the application for the funding, a proposal of the training programme must be written and supplied to CITB. CST Training can assist in the completion this part of your application as the associated training provider.


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Funding Eligibility

      • Employers who are registered with CITB and up to date with their Levy Returns are eligible.
      • Small employers who are not required to pay the levy but are registered with CITB are eligible.

Grants cannot be paid to individual employees, only to employers.

Click here to view the full terms & conditions

Eligible Qualifications

How To Apply

Get in touch with our expert team now and they will guide you through the application process.

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