CITB Centres

Applying to become a CITB Centre

Note: The process of applying to become a CITB Centre has changed. You will need to submit an application to become a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) instead.

Before you submit your application, make sure that you are able to meet all the requirements of becoming a CITB Approved Training Organisation.

You will also need to make sure you can meet the requirements for each CITB product that you are planning to offer.

Once you are confident you will be able to meet the requirements, please complete the CITB ATO application form.

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

Important - Outcome of the ITC review

After the review of CITB’s current testing estate, it has been found that CITB have sufficient test centres throughout the UK to meet with the demand required by industry. Therefore, CITB will not be taking on any applications to become an ITC presently. If further test centres for the testing suite are required, this will be done in conjunction with industry. Please contact itc@citb.co.uk if you have any further questions.

CITB centres reference documents and sample contracts

Centre contracts

Note: These contracts have been replaced by the form of agreement to become a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO).

See ATO requirements and forms of agreement for these documents.

Product specific reference documents

Please see the Become a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) section for documents on the following products:

  • Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) centres
  • Site Safety Plus (SSP) centres

You will also be able to see the requirements to offer short courses for assured and recognised products.

The links for the ITC and Be Fair Framework Centres can be found below.

Internet Test Centre (ITC) - applications are on hold, please refer to above statements for details

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: befairframework@citb.co.uk 

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