Grant Funding


Grant Funding

On-site Assessment and Training (OSAT) is a fast and easy way to get your experienced workers a qualification and there are grants to go towards the cost of obtaining an NVQ and a skilled worker CSCS card.  Your FeRFA approved assessor will assist you in putting together a planned programme of training and assessment for each candidate which will meet the relevant training standard..

The following grant funding is available to CITB registered employers for the achievement of the NVQ Diploma Level 2 (Resin Flooring or Surface Preparation):

On NVQ Level 2 or above achievement


Link to how to apply

* Payments of grants will only be made if all outstanding levy assessments are paid in full or a direct debit agreement is in place.

For companies who do not pay the levy, an individual quote will be given by the FeRFA assessor.

The maximum number of Vocational Qualifications (VQs) for which an individual will be eligible to claim grant support will be limited to four VQs at each level, per individual.


CITB Skills and training fund

Skills and training fund

What this fund is for

This fund provides assistance for micro and small construction companies to develop a stronger skills base. Specifically, it provides an extra incentive for you to access CITB grant eligible training.

Who can apply for funding

CITB-registered employers with up to 99 directly employed staff on the payroll. Employers can apply for funding once every 12 months.

How much you can apply for

CITB-registered employers can apply for funding related to how many direct employees they have:

  • Employers with 1 to 49 directly employed staff can receive up to £5,000.
  • Employers with 50 to 74 directly employed staff can receive up to £7,500.
  • Employers with 75 to 99 directly employed staff can receive up to £10,000.

How to apply

Before you apply, please read the Terms of funding for Skills and training fund and our Terms of bidding for the Skills and training fund.

To apply for funding, follow the guidance notes provided in the Skills and Training application form (PDF 271KB).

To complete and submit the form, you should:

  1. Download the application form and save it to your computer
  2. Complete all fields
  3. Ensure that you regularly save this application to your desktop to prevent loss of data
  4. Save and send the completed form to 

Summary of Grants Available

If you have any queries about claiming grants please get in touch with FeRFA direct. You can call CITB for support on 0344 994 4455 or visit



For grant funding for apprenticeships go to the dedicated section of the website.



For more details on the CITB Levy go

To find out how to register visit this link How to register – CITB