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5. Standard Accreditation Fees

Standard Accreditation Fees

The table below shows the six new accreditation fee bands. See the notes below for further information and the extended fee table in the menu for re-accreditation fees.

You can use the Fees Calculator to check the fee applicable for your particular circumstances.

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Fee Notes

  1. Fees shown are exclusive of VAT.
  2. Internal refers to a system that is dedicated to training in-house employees. External refers to a system that primarily trains members of the public or other organisations’ employees.
  3. A commercial organisation is geared to making a profit from their business activities. Public services deliver services on a not-for-profit basis.
  4. An organisation accredited to LCS Levels 1b and above, can issue LCS Level 1a Certificates at no additional fee, up to the number of Level 1b and above certificates it plans to issue. For example, an organisation that intends to issue up to 200 Level 1b (and above) certificates over two years, can also issue 200 Level 1a certificates at no extra charge.
  5. An accredited organisation can buy additional Level 1a certificates at £2.00 each (plus VAT) for the first 2,500 and £1.00 each (plus VAT) for over 2,500 Level 1a certificates.
  6. The two-year fee is payable when accreditation is confirmed. Fees for pay-for-issue Level 1a certificates can be paid up-front with the accreditation fee or at the time when the facility needs to be utilised.
  7. There are no fees payable other than the accreditation fee and, where applicable, fees for pay-for-issue Level 1a certificates.
  8. Organisations in the Euro zone are invoiced in Euros. Invoices can also be in US$.

LCS Accreditation Fees

Standard First Time Accreditation

Type of accreditation

Number of certificates issued over the two year accreditation period

200 L1a & 200 L1b+

400 L1a & 400 L1b+

600 L1a & 600 L1b+

1000 L1a & 1000 L1b+

1500 L1a & 1500 L1b+

2000 L1a & 2000 L1b+

Commercial external

Number of certificates issued over the two year accreditation period

Cost

200 L1a & 200 L1b+

£4,950

400 L1a & 400 L1b+

£6,350

600 L1a & 600 L1b+

£7,900

1000 L1a & 1000 L1b+

£10,550

1500 L1a & 1500 L1b+

£13,700

2000 L1a & 2000 L1b+

£16,700

£4,950

£6,350

£7,900

£10,550

£13,700

£16,700

Commercial internal

Number of certificates issued over the two year accreditation period

Cost

200 L1a & 200 L1b+

£4,250

400 L1a & 400 L1b+

£5,400

600 L1a & 600 L1b+

£6,700

1000 L1a & 1000 L1b+

£8,950

1500 L1a & 1500 L1b+

£11,650

2000 L1a & 2000 L1b+

£14,200

£4,250

£5,400

£6,700

£8,950

£11,650

£14,200

Public service

Number of certificates issued over the two year accreditation period

Cost

200 L1a & 200 L1b+

£4,000

400 L1a & 400 L1b+

£5,100

600 L1a & 600 L1b+

£6,500

1000 L1a & 1000 L1b+

£8,750

1500 L1a & 1500 L1b+

£11,250

2000 L1a & 2000 L1b+

£13,950

£4,000

£5,100

£6,500

£8,750

£11,250

£13,950

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