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Training is not only important, it’s essential for future growth in the industry. Properly trained employees and subcontractors are safer, work faster, stay motivated and make fewer mistakes. They are also easier to recruit and retain. Training leads to qualifications like NVQ's and CSR and registered cards. Not only do they prove to you and your clients that your workers are competent professionals but with more and more clients and contractors insisting on a fully qualified workforce they're becoming essential to get on site at all. 

Find out more on CITB NI training facilities

Training Grants

The CITB NI Training Grant Scheme offers support to a wide range of training and qualifications from apprentices through to the existing workforce including management and administration.

Training in Partnership Grants

The Training in Partnership Grants offer funding directly to industry federations and representative bodies or provide training as identified and procured by CITB NI on behalf of the construction industry.

Training in Partnership Grants are designed to directly fund training delivered to employers at little or no cost to encourage strategically important training or to improve performance of the industry in relation to future needs.

To find out more about Training in Partnership Grant, contact us on 028 9082 5466

Training Courses

Want to find a training course? We have a fully functional Training Directory which allows you to search effectively for the course suitable for you.

Please note:
If a provider and course is not on the training directory grant will be with held and may be declined.
It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure the training provider complies with our request to complete and return the training declaration forms.

Amendment to Plant Training Courses on The Training Directory

National Occupational Standards are available to download from

Mobile Training Unit

The Mobile Training Unit  provides a convenient and cost effective way of meeting training requirements with minimum disruption to site work.  Courses on the MTU range from health and safety training to general operative training. In the current training year registered in-scope employers can book the Mobile Training Unit Free of charge if they meet the terms and conditions of grant.  To book and for more information contact   028 90 825466

Download full course details on the MTU here.

Scaffolding Training

We offer Tube and Fitting, System Scaffolding and Advanced Scaffolding at Nutts Corner Training Centre.
For further information click here and contact [email protected]

CITB NI Products & Services

Download our latest presentation for full details on CITB NI's products and services, with interactive links this presentation gives you all the latest on training services,  grants, levy courses and information that can help you progress within the construction industry. Download the presentation here