CITB – information and support

Construction Industry Training Board – Home Page

CITB is the Industry Training Board for Construction in England, Scotland and Wales and a partner in Construction Skills, the Sector Skills Council.

About the CITB Levy

Read here how the CITB Levy is used to support construction employers to make sure the industry has the skilled workforce it needs.

The CITB Levy Calculator

Click here to calculate how much your CITB levy.

Contact details for levy based enquiries

Levy or grant queries  – if your query is just about accessing your online account, please contact by email –

Tel: 0344 994 4455

Levy Arrears: – email

Other CITB Contact Information

ATO enquiries – Tel: 0844 994 4047 or email:

Health Safety & Environmental Test – General Enquiries: 0344 994 4488/ Special Assistance: 0344 994 4491 or email:

CITB – How to find and recruit an apprentice

Click here to access the CITB’s series of apprenticeship toolkits to support construction employers with hiring an apprentice.

This acts as a one-stop shop for support and guidance, the website toolkits simplify access to information.  Starting at the beginning of the journey, they will detail the various routes to hiring an apprentice across England, Scotland and Wales.

There is a choice of 4 other sections to explore, including support available from CITB.  This could be practical support, assisting employers with completing their paperwork or financial support with a breakdown on how to claim funding for an apprentice.

 Queries about apprenticeship and queries in relation to grants for an apprentice  – email:

CITB Grants and Funding


Cover day to day training, including short course grants, qualification grants and apprenticeships.

The CITB’s website has useful information including videos to help businesses understand the process step by step.  Visit the CITB website page- How to Claim with Grants Online

Whats new for the grant scheme in 2022-2023? Click here to find out!

Skills and Funding

CITB provide funding for specific training projects through their Skills and Training Fund.

CITB-registered employers can apply for the Skills and training fund once every 12 months.

For more information about Grants and Funding opportunities, please visit the CITB  website.