BICS Pricing Structure and Bursary

Pricing structure

The pricing is as follows and are inclusive of VAT and all processing fees.  This includes registration, access to the BICS platform*, submission and assessment of portfolio upon completion, a professional interview and an initial 3-year certification fee. 

 

The costs are reflective of the associated assessment fees and therefore it is more cost effective to purchase the entire BICS scheme (Core + 3 modules). 

 

Core + One module   £710

Cost includes:

 

  • Core+ selected modules* (*You must select core + one module to become BICS Certified)
  • Portfolio assessment costs
  • Professional interview cost (Upon successful pass of e-portfolio)
  • Issue of e-card as proof of BICS Certification
Core + Two modules   £740

Cost includes:

 

  • Core+ selected modules* (*You must select core + one module to become BICS Certified)
  • Portfolio assessment costs
  • Professional interview cost (Upon successful pass of e-portfolio)
  • Issue of e-card as proof of BICS Certification
Core + Three modules   £770

Cost includes:

 

  • Core+ selected modules* (*You must select core + one module to become BICS Certified)
  • Portfolio assessment costs
  • Professional interview cost (Upon successful pass of e-portfolio)
  • Issue of e-card as proof of BICS Certification
Single module   £400 Cost for further modules
Resubmission/Resit   £300 Cost for resubmission of e-portfolio following failure. Cost for Re-interview following failure
Annual Renewal   £150 Once a Certified Bridge Inspector (BI)/Senior Bridge Inspector (SBI) there is an annual membership fee (renewable on 1 April annually)

 *If you do not access your account within the first two years a re-activation fee may be applicable.  

**NEW** BICS BURSARY

The BICS bursary is a grant to support individuals completing the Bridge Inspector Certification Scheme (BICS).

 


Engineers on an annual income of under £50,000 are eligible to apply for the bursary, which covers £500 towards the cost of BICS accreditation.

 


The bursary is offered by the Rochester Bridge Trust, to participate in the BICS run by Lantra.

 


Please find further information here.

 


You will be required to pay an annual membership fee of £150 and at the 3-year anniversary of certification, the training record including Frequency of Practice and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for the preceding 3 years will be formally reviewed by LANTRA, with assistance of a BICS registered assessor if appropriate. It is recommended that inspectors seek endorsement from their Inspection Manager or other Senior Manager, to confirm that the submitted evidence is correct and appropriate. An email confirmation from the senior person should be appended to the BICS e-portfolio.