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Training in Partnership Funding

Since 2010, CITB NI have providing funding in excess of £3 million to support over 4,100 individuals undertaking personal and business development as part of our Training in Partnership Funding. More than 70 projects have benefited from this financial support and as an Industry Federation and/or Representative Body you also can become part of this ongoing success story. 

Do you have a project that is based in Northern Ireland and shares CITB NI’s Mission and Vision? It may be eligible for a Training in Partnership Funding.  

The Training in Partnership Funding aims to support industry federations and representative bodies to provide training as identified and may be procured by CITB NI on behalf of the construction industry.

CITB NI supports training that the industry has identified as being important to development, innovation and productivity. These Partnerships continue to target areas identified by the industry representative bodies or through employer engagement as critical in dealing with the current economic climate and for the future wellbeing of the industry.
 
Training in Partnership Funding is designed to deliver training to employers at little or no cost. Encouraging strategically important training to improve the performance of the industry in relation to future needs.
 
Training in Partnership provided directly by CITB NI spans a wide range of needs. Examples that have been either organised and delivered in partnership with external bodies or procured and facilitated by CITB NI directly, these include;
 
Ø NVQ Level 2 Roof Slating and Tiling Apprenticeship Scheme
Ø Mental Health Wellbeing - Inspire
Ø NVQ Level 4 programmes in Construction Site Supervision
Ø Building Bridges to Learning – Unite
Ø Not Just for the Boys – Women’s Tec
Ø Training for Housebuilders – NHBC Programme
Ø First Aid at Work – One day training
Ø Concrete Society & UUJ – Student & Industry Accreditation
Ø Contaminated Land and Invasive Awareness Training

 
How to apply

If you are a construction employer and have a training need speak to your representative body so they can initially enquire and/or make an application on your behalf.
Alternatively, if you are a representative body with a training idea or need and you would like to find out more or to make an application contact, Gayle Beckett, Project Manager at gayle.beckett@citbni.org.uk