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This section will give general information regarding grants scheme and downloadable information.

Please note that all grant claims must be received by CITB NI within three months of commencement of training or upon registrations onto course or apprenticeship scheme, otherwise grant will be declined. Please submit your grant claim now to comply as any supporting documents can follow.

CITB NI has a specific GDPR Privacy Notice for Statutory Levy Returns & Grant Applications this can be downloaded here

Find out a little bit more about our Grant Scheme on the short video below

Please note that once a grant claim has been submitted online this cannot be edited and you will be unable to upload attachments.  Please email any supporting grants information to

CITB NI offers direct grants to our registered employers for support in a wide range of training and qualifications for their employees working in Northern Ireland. Whether you’re training new recruits, developing established staff or looking for improvements in other areas of your business, we can offer advice on training and grants to meet your needs.

Our trainingGrants Scheme offers our registered employers grants to support training and qualifications, from apprentices through to the existing workforce including management and administration. The grant support also covers short duration training courses including first aid, business courses and site safety courses.  Why not check out our  Training Directory  to help you identify courses and training providers.

2021/2022 Grants Scheme (claim for training 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022)

2021/2022 Grants Scheme

2021/2022 Grants Form

Full T&C's


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Please note the essential Terms and Conditions information for the 2021/22Training Year;

1. Grant claims can only be submitted for employees who work in Northern Ireland and declared on the employers Annual Return Form.
2. Deadline for all Levy Return Forms including Options and New Registrations must be adhered to otherwise Grants will be restricted to apprentice grant only.
3. The only category of grant that will be capped for levy and non-levy payers is short duration training courses lasting up to ten days. Please refer to the Eligibility and Conditions of the Direct Grants to Employers 2021/22.
4. All grant claims must be received by CITB NI within three months of commencement of training or upon registration onto course or apprenticeship scheme, otherwise grant will be declined.
5. Employers are encouraged to make grant claims on line at

Learn more aout the terms, conditions and eligibility of grants on the video below

Training in Partnership Funding

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

Log on to  our Training in Partnership web page to find out more or email:


CITB NI Products & Services

Presentation-image-(2).pngDownload 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

This section details the grant claims not yet submitted to CITB NI.

This section will list all grants received, current position of claim and additional information of why grants are being held. You can also filter any information you may require for your own records