Join Us

How to join us

To be eligible to become a member of Action for Construction you must be a CITB levy payer and have an office in the East Midlands.

Download AFC Membership Application Form
View AFC Membership Terms & Conditions

The Benefits of Membership

Experience a range of benefits, including: –

  • Cost-effective and flexible subsidised training, to help meet individual and company needs.
  • Advice and support with claiming CITB grants, including the preparation of training plans and updates on any grant scheme changes.
  • A local forum that focuses on current training and legislative issues and builds links between members and associated construction organisations.
  • A central source of information through various mediums such as our website, meetings, newsletters, forums, and workshops.
  • A direct link between local education/training providers offering construction courses and employers.
  • Networking, sharing of best practice, and supply chain opportunities.

Specific Benefits

  • Subsidised training worth up to £5,000 p.a. at list price*.
  • Discounted training from our providers.
  • Links from our website to your website. (This helps promote your business.)
  • Free entry to Open Evenings, at least 2 per annum, to members and their guests.
  • Free entry to the annual BBQ for members and a guest.
  • One free place at the AGM and Dinner and reduced member’s guests cover charge of £20.*If members have less than 100 employees and providing that they also complete the quarterly returns, on time, and have paid their annual membership fee. Members employing between 100 and 250 employees may also be entitled to subsidised training, dependent upon CITB funding. This utilises the CITB training funding allocated to the group. The members contributions of 40% of list price will be recycled to provide training that CITB does not currently support such as First Aid.

Our Expectations

  • Pay an Annual Membership Fee – currently £100.
  • Complete a Quarterly Training Return (Which Underpins Our Funding From CITB)
  • Attend At Least One “Open Evening” or “Social Event” each year.
  • Support Initiatives with Schools, such as attending the Construction Challenge, Careers Events, Mock Interviews, becoming a Construction Ambassador
  • Take on Apprentices
  • Upskill Your Workforce