What is the CPCS Card Scheme?
The Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) is a card scheme which proves the skills and competency of plant operators. It is the largest and most highly recognised card scheme for the plant industry.
The blue CPCS card lasts the holder for five years. The red CPCS ‘trained operator’ card lasts for either three years or one year (depending on when it was issued) and can be used whilst the holder is working towards the blue card.
What are the steps to achieving a CPCS card?
To obtain a CPCS card or an upgrade, you must:
Once you or your employees have completed the above, the correct card can be applied for.
We can assist you/your employees with the CPCS process or with any of the individual requirements needed to achieve and obtain the CPCS card. Please note that construction companies may be eligible for grants to fund training.