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 2017 and 31 March 2018.

Find out more about the CPCS

Who can claim

Employers registered with CITB who submitted an accurate Levy Return by 31 December 2017.

The grant supports tests passed by your:

How much you can get

  • £60 per test.

You also get an extra 10% if you pay the CITB levy and meet certain deadlines, with the Supplementary Payment

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 categories of plant.

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

This grant does not support tests that are for renewing an existing CPCS Competency Card. There is a separate grant available to upgrade a CPCS Blue Card.

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Do we have your bank details so that we can pay out on your grant claim?

Grants are only paid by bank transfer. If we do not hold your current bank details, please complete and submit the secure online Bacs Direct Credit Authorisation Form to receive grant payments

Terms and conditions

The Grant Scheme Terms and Conditions answer more questions about who can or can’t claim, and how our grants scheme works. 

Before you apply, make sure you've read and understood the terms and conditions.

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