Construction NVQ Grants

Claim up to £1,500 per NVQ Achievement as long as you are a CITB Levy Payer and are not behind on your payments. It’s as simple as that.

Construction operative working on a construction site.


The Information

This grant pays for the achievement of approved short-period (less than 1 year) qualifications in core construction skills. These include:


You can apply for up to £1,500 for each achievement, up to a maximum of 4 achievements at each level per individual. You can only apply once for an individual for the same achievement.

The additional grant for specific plant-related vocational qualification (VQ) units is £300 each, up to a maximum of 3 per person per lifetime.

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Who can apply?

You must be registered with CITB and be set up to pay the CITB Levy in order to receive the Construction NVQ Grants (Short Period Grant) You must be paying your levy on time. CITB operate a NO LEVY, NO GRANT policy.  Your operatives can be directly employed OR subcontractors. 

If you want to see the full terms and conditions, click here.

In order to receive your payment, CITB must also have your bank details on record. You must have completed this form in order to receive payment, click here for the form.

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Lone Worker

Level 6 Site Manager NVQ


How to Apply?

For achievements awarded after 1 April 2023, submit an application form with a copy of the certificate of achievement within 52 weeks of the achievement.


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