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Qualifying your Workforce is really important

This page will show you what is available in the Humber to support this

CITB registered employers can access grants to support the recruitment and development of your Apprentice.  Please see details below.  If you are taking on an Apprentice for the first time and are a construction related business, and not already registered with CITB, then you need to register with CITB Levy and Grant

Benefits to your business for recruiting apprentices

Benefits to the Apprentice.

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Benefits to the Industry

Benefits to the local economy

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Follow these steps to make sure CITB know you have Apprentices and appropriate grants can be paid!
If you are recruiting through CITB your Apprenticeship Officer will guide you through the process below.

1

Recruit Apprentice

Once you have identified your Apprentice find a local provider that can deliver the Apprenticeship for you

2

Inform CITB

Make sure CITB know that you have recruited an Apprentice so that the appropriate grants can be set up and paid.  Your application will cover you for Year 1 and Year 2 attendance.  Use the YNET if not automatic.
This form is for recruitment during 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021

3

Review

Have regular reviews with your Apprentice and Provider to ensure all is progressing well

4

Check payments

Make sure you are receiving payments from CITB.  If you are using a YNET form, you need to authorise your payments using your CITB online account - Grants - authorise automated grants.  Use this checklist HTG developed to keep track of your Apprentice payments and when they are due etc.

5

Achievment Grant

Make sure you claim the achievement grant if you are using a YNET form for the attendance.

This form is for Apprentices that have achieved their level 2 between 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021 

6

Progressing to Level 3?

You will need to complete another YNET to show they are progressing to L3.  Use the YNET form to do this.
This form is for progressing during 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021

7

Achieved Level 3?

When your Apprentice has achived level 3, make sure that you apply for your achievement payment using the grant claim form.

This form is for Apprentices that have achieved their level 3 between 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021 

Extra Government Incentive 1st August 20 - 31st Jan 21

Due to COVID-19 Employers will be eligible to receive £2,000 for each new apprentice they hire who is under the age of 25; and £1,500 for each new apprentice aged 25 or over. This is in addition to the existing £1,000 payment the government already provides for new 16 - 18-year-old apprentices and those aged under 25 with an Education, Health and Care Plan.

The Government also plans to triple participation in traineeships by funding employers who provide trainees with work experience at a rate of £1,000 per trainee.

To claim these extra incentives you MUST have an Apprenticeship Digital Account

CITB  Apprentice Grants Available

Please check if this will be done automatically by your CITB Apprenticeship Officer, your Training Provider or you may need to complete a YNET form from the CITB website so that CITB know you have recruited an Apprentice and grant is due

£500

APPRENTICE INCENTIVE SCHEME
From 1st August 2019 - 31st August 2020 a pilot for Micro and SME's to help recruit new Apprentices into your business. This helps to get them up and running with tools and equipment they may need.

£2500

1st Year Attendance
Your application will cover you for Year 1 and Year 2 attendance. Use the YNET if not automatic.
This form is for recruitment during 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021

£2500

2nd Year Attendance
This will be paid automatic if continuing from year 1.

If you are recruiting straight into the 2nd year, complete the YNET form


£3500

2nd Year Achievement
If you have used a YNET form for attendamce then you need to complete a claim form for the Apprenticeship achievement for level 2
The below claim form is for achievements between 1st April 20 - 31st March 21

£2500

3rd Year Attendance
Your application will cover you for 3rd year attendance. Use the YNET if not automatic.
This form is for recruitment or progression during
1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021

£3500

3rd Year Achievement
If you have used a YNET form for attendamce then you need to complete a claim form for the Apprenticeship achievement for level 3
The below claim form is for achievements between
1st April 20 - 31st March 21

Skills & Training Fund

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 £5000.
Employers with 50 to 74 directly employed staff can receive up to £7500.
Employers with 75 to 99 directly employed staff can receive up to £10000.
Employers with between 100 and 149 directly-employed staff can receive up to £15,000.
Employers with between 150 and 199 directly-employed staff can receive up to £20,000.
Employers with between 200 and 250 directly-employed staff can receive up to £25,000.

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Grow my SME

There is a lot of support available to Humber based employers.  If you are looking to grow your business, make sure you contact the team to see if they are able to support you financially or with FREE advice.

Skills Support for the Workforce

They can offer fully-funded nationally recognised and bespoke training for small to medium enterprises (SME) in the Humber through online, classroom and workplace learning.

Specialist partners can provide training to SMEs in key sectors, including construction

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Industry Card Schemes

To find out what industry card schemes are available, visit the CSCS website.  This includes all affiliated card schemes.

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Online Card Checker

Currently this is still available for checking individuals' qualifications and courses.  These include NVQ's, Site Safety Plus courses and the Health Safety & Environment test.  This will eventually be replaced by the Construction Training Register (part of the CITB Training Model).

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