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Traineeship grants

We pay grant for the completion of CITB Occupational Traineeships in England and Jobs Growth Wales Plus placements in Wales, which are funded schemes providing a new route for further education (FE) students into the workplace or onto an apprenticeship in England and Wales.

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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Overview

We pay grants for the completion of CITB Occupational Traineeships in England and Jobs Growth Wales Plus placements in Wales.

CITB Occupational Traineeships - how they work and the benefits

Jobs Growth Wales Plus - 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 Traineeships are covered for grant? 

We pay grants for the completion of the following CITB Occupational Traineeships or Jobs Growth Wales Plus placements:

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

How much is it? 

£1,000 achievement grant on completion.

How to apply

For Traineeships completed between 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023, download and complete the application form (PDF, 142KB) and send to us by 30 June 2023.

If you wish to apply for multiple learners at once, download and complete the 2022-2023 grant application form (Excel, 779KB).

  • Save and email your completed application to grant.claimforms@citb.co.uk 
  • Attach an email from the college confirming completion of the CITB Occupational Traineeship or the Jobs Growth Wales Plus placement. 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