CPCS technical test theory grant

Grant code: A42

You can claim this grant when your employees pass the theory element of the Construction Plant Competency Scheme (CPCS) technical test. The grant is for tests passed between 1 August 2016 and 31 July 2017.

Find out more about the CPCS

Who can claim

Employers registered with CITB who submitted an accurate Levy Return by 31 December 2016.

The grant supports tests passed by your:

How much you can get

You can claim for up to two tests per person in each grants scheme year.

What the grant supports

This grant supports the standard and advanced level theory element of the CPCS technical test in certain plant categories.

Download the CPCS plant categories that the grant supports (PDF, 126 KB).

If your test if not listed here, you can call our grants team on 0344 994 4455 for advice.

The grant does not support short tests or tests that are for renewing an existing CPCS Competency Card.

How to claim

The deadline for making a claim is 31 October 2017. You can claim once your employee has passed their test.  

How to claim if the training provider has your CITB registration number:

  • We’ll send you a pre-completed grant claim form by post.
  • Sign and return this to us at the address on the form.

How to claim if the training provider doesn't have your CITB registration number:

You can also use this route if you don’t receive a pre-completed form within three months of submitting your application.

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