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Construction Plant Competence and CPCS
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Construction Plant Competency
Those working on construction sites need to be competent when operating plant and machinery
and be aware of the health and safety of others around them. Through competency they lower the
risk to themselves and others on the site allowing them to work more safely.
The Construction Plant Certification Scheme (CPCS)
There are many CPCS categories related to various areas of construction activity, whether this
activity is working with heavy plant equipment, working with cranes, or planning lifting
CPCS and the Private Individual
For private individual looking to obtain a CPCS card, the implications are very different from
those of a CITB registered construction company. If you are a private individual it is
recommended that you click on the following link CPCS Training and the Private Individual,
which has more information, before making a specific enquiry relating to a CPCS Training
Finding a Course
Simply use the Course Finder function to locate your training courses and find further
information on location, prices and dates.
If you cannot find your course on the Course Finder try clicking on the categories on left or by
using Site Search. If you already understand the details of the scheme and want to make CPCS
training enquiry please either send a general enquiry using the enquiry button or click on one of
the course categories to send us a specific course enquiry or booking request. It is always worth
making a general enquiry on CPCS training courses as course dates will not always be shown in
CPCS training courses lead to Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) qualifications.
CPCS cards provide a uniform skills card system for operators using plant within the
construction sector. Indeed on many sites a CPCS card is a mandatory requirement to operate
plant on site, for example, on UKGC sites. The Construction Plant Competence Scheme is a card
scheme, which proves the skills of plant operators, and is the mostly widely recognized scheme
for plant safety. CPCS cards are issued on successful completion of competence programs and
these help to demonstrate the operating skills and health and safety awareness of workers.
There are a large number of CPCS training courses, including courses for lifting operations and
lift supervisors, slinger signallers, excavators, dumpers, telescopic handlers, dumpers, skid steers
The mechanisms of CPCS can be quite involved, so it is always a good idea to make an enquiry
before booking. Training needs will depend on the whether the operator is a novice or
experienced operator and there are pre-requisites for CPCS training including amongst others the
need to have passed a ConstructionSkills Health and Safety Test. There are a number of card
schemes including, red cards and blue cards. The issue of CPCS cards to operators requires them
to have carried out any training necessary to bring them up to the standard required to pass CPCS
Theory and Practical Test.