construction training courses
  • Training for the construction industry

    Skills & Training fund

    Did you know that CITB registered SME employers with up to 99 employees can apply for funding of up to £10,000 to cover the cost of their short duration courses? This includes any Site Safety Plus courses. Employers can submit one claim every 12 months.

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  • Training for the construction industry

    The first phase of the changes being made by CITB will see new standards introduced for the following:

    Excavator 360, above 10 tonnes (tracked), Forward tipping dumper (wheeled), Rear tipping dumper/ dump truck: articulated chassis (all sizes), Ride on Roller, Telescopic handler: all sizes excluding 360 slew, Industrial forklift, Plant and Vehicle Marshaller, Slinger, Signaller: all types, all duties

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  • Training for the construction industry

    CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO)

    As a CITB Approved Training Organisation, as well as the automatic claims for CPCS courses and NVQ's, we can now claim on your behalf for NPORS and In-house courses. The rates are tiered in the same way the CPCS courses are. For more information give one of our sales team a call on 01189700200 or...

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CITP Ltd - Construction Industry Training Providers Ltd



We offer anything from basic ‘in-house’ training, endorsed by CITP, to the nationally recognised and fully accredited NPORS (National Plant Operators’ Registration Scheme), and CPCS (Construction Plant Competence Scheme).

CITP also cover a wide range of Health & Safety training, both off-the-shelf and bespoke, to include the CITB accredited ‘Site Safety Plus’ suite of courses. These include the HSA Health & Safety Awareness (now used to gain the Green ‘Labourer’ CSCS card), the SSSTS (Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme), SMSTS (Site Managers’ Safety Training Scheme) along with the very specialist TWSTC & TWCTC Temporary Works Supervision and Co-Ordinator’s courses. We are also accredited to deliver the CITB ‘Achieving Behavioural Change’ and ‘The Director’s Role for Health & Safety’.

In addition to the above we have a CSCS touch-screen-test centre, and are an accredited provider of Cskills NVQ assessments which we’ve the resources to deliver nationally. The Cskills NVQ’s we offer, once achieved, act as evidence of occupational competence within the construction industry; be it in a specific job role or on an item of plant machinery. These NVQ assessments will all count towards the nationally recognised CSCS card (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) & CPCS (Construction Plant Competence Scheme) card required by your staff, we’ll even apply for the required card on your behalf. With the capability to deliver the full suite of City & Guilds confined space and New Roads & Streetworks qualifications, at our dedicated training centre, CITP are truly leading the way within the construction and construction related Industries.

The vast majority of the training and assessments we offer can be delivered either on-site, at your own venue, or at one of our purpose-built training facilities. CITP may even have the ability to deliver any form of CPCS plant training and testing on your site, at your convenience - albeit as standard the majority of testing is typically restricted to accredited centres. Simply speak to a member of our team for further information.


Here at CITP Construction Industry Training Providers, we pride ourselves on our level of service and are passionate about our ability to offer our client base nationally accredited training that’s of real benefit; both to the candidate, and of course to the employer.

As we grow we’ll continue to work closely with the UKCG ‘United Kingdom Contractors Group’ and MHBG ‘Major Housebuilding Group’, who of course are the driving force behind the nationally accredited training and assessments we offer.

All of our team are customer focused and forward-thinking, they receive the very best in construction training & development and given this, CITP have the ability to work as an extension of your training division - trusted advice, at every step. We ensure you are given the knowledge and skills to work at your best in the construction industry; no matter the field or department. Be it to go into a management role or learning health and safety procedures; we offer a full range of CPCS training courses and manual handling courses, along with many others, that give you the experience you need. Through these you will earn your CSCS Card, as well as a range of other accreditations.

We offer gantry crane training, UKATA asbestos awareness training, slinger and signaller training, 1 day health & safety training courses, and a wide variety of other courses to suit your working needs. From there, you will be able to obtain a CSCS Card, CSCS NVQs, Green Labourers CSCS card, or another kind of card.

Additionally, we employ highly professional, personable, time-served tutors who pride themselves on giving their candidates the highest quality of training. We really do have a reputation to be proud of.

Although CITP are driven by quality, we strive to remain amongst the most competitively priced within the industry, additionally taking control of any CITB grant applications where required to ensure we’re minimising your cost, and even maximising your profitability where possible. We’ll simply need your company CITB Levy number at point of booking.

We work closely with our clients, ensuring the best and most effective results are achieved, but also to a timescale suited to both the client and candidate. Our administration function is streamlined and efficient; certification and cards are issued the day we receive them. We also offer a collection and drop off service for candidates from the local train and bus stations, and all of our training centres have hotels and B&B’s within the vicinity.


We have three training centres based around 30 minutes west of the M25, and additionally have access to third party training venues right across the UK for the likes of New Roads & Street Works, Confined Spaces, Working at Heights, NPORS or CPCS plant operations, including any of the Site Safety Plus suite of courses. These three construction training centres enables all businesses and people looking to develop their abilities in the construction industry further without the worry of extensive travel.

Our head office is based on Mulfords Hill, Tadley, Basingstoke. This is situated between the M3/M4 corridor, being only 6 miles off Junction 11 and only 8 miles from junction 12 of the M4. From Basingstoke, it is 7 miles from junction 6 of the M3.

Our plant and construction training centre is based in Aldermaston, Reading and our second training centre is based in Padworth Common, Reading. Again, both are situated between the M3/M4 corridor.

We also have the capability to deliver IPAF Powered Access (MEWP - Scissor and/or Boom), PASMA Mobile Scaffolding and Forklift Counterbalance/Side-Loader here.

Our plant and construction centre based near Aldermaston is easily accessible from surrounding areas, such as the A34 Newbury and as stated, is situated only 7 miles from junction 6 of the M3, Basingstoke - this is where we hold the majority of our plant and lifting operations courses, given that it’s the much larger training facility. This site has enough training ground to enable us to train and test comfortably, on a number of categories simultaneously.

This IPAF, PASMA and SSSTS training facility includes W/C and shower amenities, 7 classrooms and a sizeable canteen and a candidate waiting area. Across our three training centres we have a total of 13 classrooms, 3 canteen/dining facilities with refreshments readily available, good parking provision and of course a highly friendly, welcoming training environment.

We have various Items of plant situated at our centres, including excavators, forward tipping dumpers, ride on rollers, MEWPS (scissor and boom), telescopic handlers, counterbalance forklifts, various forms of cranage, along with our mobile access towers and our forklift racking system.


Our aim is to give you one less thing to worry about, providing your training team with whatever information they need, quickly and accurately. We are proud to be able to offer our clients complete flexibility to meet their needs.

We would welcome the opportunity to talk to you in more detail about our offering, the benefits of choosing CITP, your needs as a business, and additionally what CITP can do to assist in the streamlining of your training requirements.

          NPORS accredited training provider    Construction plant competence scheme   Pearson test centre      NVQ     citb Cskills awards approved centre        British safety council

(*CITP – Construction Industry Training Providers – is a limited company providing commercial training to the construction industry and is in no way connected to CITB – the Construction Industry Training Board – a charity dedicated to industry standards)