Eligibility Criteria for CITB Support Funding

Eligibility to obtain CITB Funding Support

To be eligible an applicant must reside in South Australia and fulfill at least one of the following five criteria:

1. must be employed by an Eligible Organisation which is deemed to be:

  • an organisation with an active listing on the Australian Business Register (ABR), and
  • can demonstrate that 80% or more of the organisations revenue is generated through performance of construction work as defined in Schedule 1 of the Act.


2. be an Eligible Person which is deemed to be:

  • primarily employed in the housing, commercial or civil sector of the building and construction industry,
  • undertaking work as detailed in Schedule1 of the Act, and
  • employed by an CITB eligible employer

3. Apprentices and trainees which are deemed to be:

  • under an active Training Contract (TC) as advised by Trainee and Apprenticeship Services (TAS), irrespective of their eligible employer status, or
  • completing a CITB approved qualification as published on the CITB website.

Note: The apprenticeship can be either full-time, school-based or part-time.

4. Trainers and teachers who are deemed to be:

  • qualified trainers who deliver training services to the SA building and construction industry if:

    a) they work for a CITB endorsed training provider, maintain the requisite industry currency criteria and deliver full-time training in a CITB approved building and construction qualification or short course; or

    b) if training part-time, are also working in the SA building and construction industry, as defined by Schedule 1 of the Act
  • Teachers registered with an approved Doorways 2 Construction (D2C) school and who are directly delivering an approved CITB D2C program

    5. Migrants

    Migrants will be considered on a case by case basis where they hold a:

    • a skilled migrant with internationally recognised trade credentials, and
    • hold a subclass temporary or permanent skilled migration visa

      Terms and conditions of eligibility

      • eligibility criteria can be amended at any time at the discretion of CITB