CITB Specialist Apprenticeship Programme (SAP)

Grants are available for UK construction employees, following approved constructed related programmes of one or two years duration aiming for a VQ level 2 or level 3 qualification.

Grant amounts will vary according to the level of training the applicant takes.

Level 2 SAP

  • Year one attendance on approved training- £1,125
  • Year two attendance on approved training- £1,125
  • Achievement of VQ Level 2- £400
  • Completion Incentive VQ Level 2- £2,000
  • Contribution to cost of external training- £3,000
    TOTAL- £7,650

Level 3 SAP

  • Year one attendance on approved training- £1,125
  • Achievement of VQ Level 3- £400
  • Completion incentive VQ Level 3- £1,100
  • Contribution to cost of external training- £1,500
    TOTAL- £4,125

If the applicant meets the Supplementary Payment eligibility criteria by 31st July 2014, and by the 31st July in each subsequent year of the Specialist Apprenticeship Programme (SAP) package, they will automatically receive 22% Supplementary Payment (this includes a basic rate of 10% plus an additional 12% bonus) on attendance and achievements gained during that Grants Scheme year.

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