Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS)

See at a glance the skills of plant operators on your site or improve your chances of securing a job. You can show that you have the skills and safety awareness which make you the right person for the job, by being part of the Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) and having the relevant card to show this. The Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) provides a standardised card scheme for those working in the construction industry and is used by most sites in the UK.

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Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS)

See at a glance the skills of plant operators on your site or improve your chances of securing a job. You can show that you have the skills and safety awareness which make you the right person for the job, by being part of the Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) and having the relevant card to show this. The Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) provides a standardised card scheme for those working in the construction industry and is used by most sites in the UK.

Give Yourself An Advantage and Gain Access to Opportunities

Increase the likelihood of gaining work on sites as most major contractors and the national house building federation insist on plant operators using CPCS cards on sites, although this is not mandatory at the moment.

The CPCS is the largest and most highly recognised card scheme for the plant industry and sets the industry standard for construction plant operators, hence its adoption by most UK sites.

Improve Health and Safety on Your Site

Establish a competent and safe site by being part of the CPCS scheme, which aims to improve the quality and safety of the plant industry, based on an independent assessment of competence. Improve the safety of your site for yourself and others by using CPCS cards as a means to make all plant operators more aware of health and safety issues. The CPCS includes a Health and Safety Test, a theory test, a technical test and a practical test designed to make plant operators more safety aware and competent.

There are many different CPCS categories which cover all the plant sectors of the construction industry. The most common cards issued are the red Trained Operator CPCS cards and the blue Competent Operator CPCS cards.

To find out more about how you are able to benefit from the CPCS scheme or to find out more about CPCS cards, please contact us or call our team today on 01962 772 085 for information.

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