Why become an International Licenced Training Provider with the ECITB?

ECITB Global is the leading authority on skills and safety training for the engineering construction industry. We are one of only a handful of bodies worldwide that specialise in the development of skills, standards and qualifications for the engineering construction workforce. By becoming a licensed training provider with ECITB Global you can deliver our training courses and qualifications to meet internationally recognised standards.

ECITB Global is the international arm of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), part of the UK Government’s Department for Education, which has operated within the UK for over 50 years and elsewhere in the world for more than 10 years. We work with employers and training providers to train, test and qualify the engineering construction workforce in a wide range of craft, technical and professional disciplines. Our training products help develop key skills and improve workplace safety and productivity.

Currently the ECITB has licensed training provision in 25 countries. Our qualifications and training standards are highly valued by some the world’s largest engineering construction companies where certain ECITB qualifications are mandated for staff. This governance and specialist know-how sets us apart from most other awarding bodies and employers and training providers can be assured that the ECITB Global products are of the highest standards.

How can I become an ECITB International Licenced Training Provider?

To deliver our training programmes and qualifications you have to become a Licenced ECITB Centre.

Complete the online enquiry form below and a member of our international team will contact you to discuss the requirements, alternatively complete the expression of interest form and submit to ecitb.internationalenquires.org.uk if recommended for licencing you will go through a formal centre licencing process that will include a visit to your centre.

The licencing process consists of 3 stages:

Stage 1 – Company Due Diligence

  • Expression of interest form
  • Application form
  • Financial and legal checks

Stage 2 – Consultancy Visit

  • Facilities and equipment checks
  • Trainer/ examiner approval (Train the Trainer/ familiarisation training for IHSP)
  • Visit report

Stage 3 – Final review

  • Licencing panel review

We have a transparent and competitive tariff and we do not charge VAT on overseas work.

About the ECITB Global Approval Process

The ECITB Global approval criteria document sets out the minimum standards that must be met by individuals applying to be Tutors/Trainers, Testers, Invigilators or Administrators of ECITB programmes, courses and technical tests.

Approved persons must be able to satisfy the specified requirements in all 3 areas of criteria as shown in the matrix of our trainer-tester criteria below (PAM019).

Trainer-Tester Application Guide (PAM042)
Trainer-Tester Criteria (PAM019)
Application Form (PAM 019)

ECITB Global Consultancy Services

ECITB Global offers a wide range of consultancy services focused on workforce training and development. Our experienced technical experts can offer training providers expert help and support to deliver high quality industry training and develop your business as required.

ECITB workforce training and development consultancy services include:

  • Accreditation services
  • Training course/ curriculum development
  • Trainer development – train the trainer development programme
  • Technical training centre development
  • Business development
  • Quality assessment/ evaluation of institutions
  • Partnership development
  • Competency frameworks
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