Construction Industry Training Providers Ltd
Construction Industry Training Providers Ltd are pleased to be able to offer a very comprehensive range of training and assessments for construction and construction allied industries. We specialize in providing people with the very best in construction training solutions so that employers are able to have a well trained and efficient team.
We offer anything from basic 'in-house' construction 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 are a CITB approved touch-screen-test centre, and 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 (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) & CPCS (Construction Plant Competence Scheme) cards required by your staff, we'll even apply for the required card on your behalf. With the capability to deliver NVQ's via both the OSAT route 'On Site Assessment & Training' and additionally via the EWPA route of NVQ (Experienced Worker Practical Assessment) CITP are truly leading the way within our industry.
The vast majority of our construction training and assessments can be delivered either on-site, at your own venue, or at one of our own purpose built training facilities. CITP may even have the ability to deliver any form of CPCS plant 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; they are equipped with the necessary knowledge to inform you on everything you need to know on our CPCS, NPORS and SSSTS training courses. With our large variety of courses and training programs from a 1 day health and safety training course to a full forward tipping dumper training course; we will ensure you understand all aspects and areas of the training scheme.
Our range of services doesn’t end at a CSCS card or NVQ; we provide a range of temporary works co-ordinator training courses as well. We want to ensure that you have the full set of training courses in accordance to the health and safety guidelines we follow so that you get the temporary works training you require without the worry of injury. With this, we also provide a health & safety training course so that you are able to protect yourself and others within the workplace.
We've 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, IPAF, Aluminium Scaffold Towers, Working at Heights, NPORS or CPCS plant operations, EWPA NVQ Assessments or any of the Site Safety Plus suite of courses…
Our head office is based in Padworth, Reading, which is 6 miles off of Junction 11 and only 8 miles from junction 12 of the M4. The centre here consists of over two acres of training ground and is where we hold the majority of our theory-lead, supervisory & management courses. We also have the capability to deliver IPAF Powered Access (MEWP - Scissor and/or Boom), Mobile Scaffolding and Forklift Counterbalance/Side-Loader here.
Our flagship centre based near Aldermaston is easily accessible from surrounding areas, such as the A34 Newbury and 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 this is the much larger training facility.
This site has enough construction training ground and tools available to enable us to train and test comfortably, on a number of categories simultaneously, and has recently received further investment with the install of a modular building. This newly installed building will act as our candidate training facility, to include W/C and shower amenities, 7 classrooms and a sizeable canteen and candidate waiting area, with WIFI available throughout. Across our three training centres we have a total of 13 classrooms, 3 canteen/dining facilities with refreshments readily available, good parking facilities and of course a highly friendly, welcoming training environment. We are then able to provide you or the participants that are going through the training with the CPCS, NPORS or CSCS card that you will need in this line of work.
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 crainage, along with our mobile access towers and our forklift racking system.
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 training & development and given this, CITP have the ability to work as an extension of your training division - trusted advice, at every step.
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. We have provided individuals with the CSCS card and with a lot more to just show their experience and qualifications.
Although CITP are driven by quality, we strive to remain among 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 maximizing 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.
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, whether this be early morning starts, late finishes or weekend work. If you would like to speak to some of our clients first hand and hear what they have to say about us, simply call us for details. Our range of machinery including forward tipping dumpers and excavators with training exercises for all of them; we can assure you that you will walk away with the knowledge and skills you require at the workplace.
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.
(*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.)