This funding is directed towards meeting the construction training needs that align with the CITB grant scheme, as well as other relevant construction courses and NVQs. Additionally, the fund supports a diverse range of activities, placing a strong emphasis on fostering innovation, management, and leadership training.
The importance and value of training in the construction industry cannot be overstated. As the sector continually evolves and adapts to changing technologies, materials, and methodologies, it is crucial for companies to keep their workforce equipped with up-to-date skills and knowledge. Training not only enhances the competency and productivity of employees but also contributes to the overall growth and success of the business.
Enhance Workforce Competence: Training equips employees with the latest techniques, best practices, and safety protocols, making them more skilled and proficient in their roles. This translates to higher-quality work, reduced errors, and improved efficiency.
Improve Employee Morale: Offering training opportunities demonstrates that the company values its employees’ growth and development. It fosters a positive work environment, increases job satisfaction, and encourages loyalty and retention.
Stay Competitive: Construction is a highly competitive industry. Companies that invest in training gain a competitive edge by being better equipped to take on challenging projects, offer innovative solutions, and attract clients.
Embrace Innovation: With a greater emphasis on innovation in the Skills and Training Fund, companies can prepare their workforce to embrace new technologies and methods, which can lead to more sustainable and efficient construction practices.
Strengthen Management and Leadership: Effective management and leadership are essential for the success of any construction company. By investing in training for managers and leaders, companies can build stronger teams and streamline decision-making processes.
You are eligible to apply if:
You can apply for funding once every 12 months.
The amount of funding you can apply for depends on the number of employees you have:
To access the application form, along with guidance and instructions on how to apply, please visit the CITB website
Acadame is committed to supporting your construction company’s growth and development. We offer a wide range of construction training and construction-related NVQ qualifications that can significantly contribute to your funding application. Our team is also available to provide guidance and support during the application process, ensuring that your submission is completed accurately and effectively.