Employer development grant

We offer employers within the construction industry access to study programmes that will help them develop and grow their business. We believe this support will help employers run successful long-term businesses, better placing them to provide ongoing investment in training and employment within New Zealand’s construction industry.

All BCITO Scholarships and Grants are currently on hold.

Employer development grant

How many grants are available?

Thirty (30) grants are available in 2020. You can only be awarded an Employer Development Grant once.

How much are the grants worth?

Each grant is for $3,000 incl GST (if applicable).

Who is eligible?

Any employer of a current BCITO apprentice/learner may apply. This also includes supervisors and managers of an employing company. 

You must have a current apprentice at the time of your application and at the time your grant is claimed.

Apprentices must be salaried employees.

What can the grants be used for?

You can select any training or development assistance which best suits your personal or business development needs. Some examples include:

  • BCITO courses such as Site Supervisor or Diploma in Construction Management
  • consultation with a business advisor
  • short courses or seminars on small business management, estimating or contract management
  • higher-level business-related qualifications

Speak to your local BCITO Training Advisor to find out more about what BCITO courses are available for you and your business.

This grant cannot be used to subsidise wages.

Want to know more?

Email BCITO scholarships