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Leicester Employment Hub

We offer FREE recruitment support.

IMPARTIAL help and support to source local candidates for work experience; work trial; paid work experience; apprenticeships; local jobs; graduate interns

To find out more contact us using the link below.

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CITB funded construction training grant

CITB has launched an enhanced Skills and Training Fund for grants of between £5,000 and £10,000 to small and medium construction businesses, and up to £25,000 for large companies.

If you are a CITB-registered employer you can apply for funding once a year.

For more information visit the CITB website by clicking the link below.

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Skills and training funding provides an extra incentive to small employers to deliver construction training, which aligns with CITB’s grant scheme. This helps to train your team and build the skills your business needs to achieve its goals. From the 1st April, there will be up to £14,500 available for every new construction Apprentice taken on by a CITB registered business, find out more by clicking the link below.

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Local training providers

The following local providers can help you recruit construction apprentices: 

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Construction employers - Grant funding

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have announced a major boost in funding to help employers take on construction apprentices.

From 1 April, employers can claim up to £14,500 per apprentice through CITB’s attendance grants.

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CITB analysis of opportunities

CITB have published an analysis of the opportunities presented by the construction landscape in the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership area. The report proposes recommendations that include:

• Develop and strengthen relevant collaborative partnerships.
• Establish a Leicester and Leicestershire area construction strategy and action plan.
• Develop skills and training pathways for both current and future skills needs.
• Build a more positive image of construction locally with young people.
• Promote smart approaches to procurement across the Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership area.

For more details click the link below. 

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