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.

ITC review update

Internet Test Centre (ITC) applications remain on hold. The ITC Product Office is not considering any new expressions of interest, applications or appeals. 

In 2017, CITB undertook a review of our Internet Test Centre network. The review concluded that there were enough centres to meet the demands of industry. We are regularly monitoring the situation and if we find that more test centres are needed we will consult with industry.

Any updates or changes will be published on the website. Please email if you have any further questions.

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

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Note: These contracts have been replaced by the form of agreement to become a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO).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

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: 

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