CITB Centres

Applying to become a CITB Centre

You will need to complete an Initial Enquiry form before you can start the full application process. The form should be completed in full, even if you are a CITB Centre applying to offer a different product.  Before making an initial enquiry, you should ensure you will be able to meet all the requirements for the product you wish to apply for by reviewing the CITB Centre Standard Terms and the product specific Form of Agreement, as detailed below.

Once you are happy you will be able to meet the requirements, please complete an initial enquiry form.

We will be in touch within 10 working days of receiving your completed form.

IMPORTANT - Internet Test Centre (ITC) applications on hold - 25th November 2016

CITB are currently undertaking a review of our current testing capacity against industry testing demand, both now and in the future, to see if we have sufficient number of centres in the right geographical locations to cope with the anticipated testing demand. Due to this review CITB have made the decision to put applications for becoming an Internet Test Centre (ITC) on hold until June 2017.

All companies that have expressed an interest, sent in an initial enquiry form or been sent an application form will be informed once the review has been completed and the outcome of this. Please be patient with us whilst this is being undertaken and if there are any changes that may delay the above timeline, CITB will communicate with you as soon as possible.

All information around your query about becoming an ITC will be held securely until an outcome is decided, however if at any time you feel that you do not wish to carry on with the process of becoming an ITC, please do contact the us at the following address so that we may remove you from our data base:

PLEASE NOTE: applications to become a centre for other CITB products: Site Safety Plus, CPCS Test Centre, CSkills Awards Qualifications, CSkills Award Short Courses and Be Fair Framework are still open.

CITB Centre contracts

These are the contracts all centres must sign.

CITB Centre standard terms (PDF, 304KB)

These terms and conditions are for any CITB Centre, regardless of what product they are approved for. Centres then need to sign the relevant form of agreement according to which CITB Product they will be offering.

A Guide to completing the form of agreement (PDF, 211KB)

View a completed example of a form of agreement (PDF, 338KB)

Be Fair Framework Centres

Before applying to become a CITB Be Fair Framework Provider, its is essential that the following documents are read and fully understood:

Should you wish to continue to apply to become an accredited Be Fair Framework Provider, please complete:

A minimum of one month should be allowed for processing any application and no assessment or guidance should be planned prior to approval being given.

Completed forms should be returned to:

CITB Be Fair, Customer Operations, Bircham Newton, Kings Lynn, PE31 6RH.

Email enquires should be directed to: 

Centre Fees

CITB Centre Fees (PDF, 215KB)

ITC news

ACoP logoAward winning ITC

Congratulations to ACOP Training (an ITC based in Wales). Centre staff recently won the ‘Centre of the Year’ award in the wider ‘UK and Ireland’ category for SQA. 

Judges were impressed with ACOP on how they demonstrated outstanding commitment to learning for their candidates. This has enabled candidates to gain employment or progression in their current role, of which a number of candidates said they had gained a renewed sense of worth.  

ACOP were also successfully involved in supporting construction work to modify the Olympic Park in London, with individuals having to ensure that they had the relevant training, CITB HS&E test and Scheme card.

Congratulations and well done to ACOP Training, keep up the brilliant work you are all doing.

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