Questions about the CIDB answered simply
We get questions every day about Tendering and the CIDB. I will do the best I can to try and answer some of them here for you in plain simple everyday language. Hopefully, keeping it simple.
What does the acronym ‘CIDB’ stand for?
– Construction Industry Development Board
What is the purpose of CIDB?
– The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) – a Schedule 3A public entity – was established by Act of Parliament to promote a regulatory and developmental framework that builds:
- The construction delivery capability for South Africa’s social and economic growth.
- A proudly South African construction industry that delivers to globally competitive standards.
What is the focus of the CIDB?
- Sustainable growth, capacity development and empowerment
- Improved industry performance and best practice
- A transformed industry, underpinned by consistent and ethical procurement practices
- Enhanced value to clients and society
Why aren’t all tenders listed on CIDB?
– Not all tenders require a CIDB rating.
Why did Leads 2 Business align the tender values on the website according to CIDB?
– CIDB value ratings are now familiar in the construction tender market and used as a benchmark.
Do I need to apply for CIDB rating?
– Of the Clients, Professionals, Contractors, Subcontractors or Suppliers, only Contractor & Subcontractor need apply. All contractors seeking to participate in public sector infrastructure delivery must be registered on the CIDB Register of Contractors.