CPCS (Construction Plant Competence Scheme)

CPCS provides a registration card scheme acknowledged by industry for those involved in plant operations by recognising skills, knowledge and understanding, competence and qualifications.

Our course involves moving from a Trained Operator (Red) card to a Competent Operator (Blue) card.

The requirements to obtain this card are that you:

  • Hold a valid CPCS Trained Operator card on the category that must be within the 12 month grace period
  • Pass the relevant CITB Health, safety and environment test
  • Achieve a SVQ or NVQ, with the appropriate units relevant to the category
  • To apply for the card upon achievement of the requirements you will need to download and complete Application to Upgrade to a full CPCS Competent Operator Card (F1/2).

The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations – Processing qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in Processing within the construction industry or progress onto further learning. 

The learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory units 

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in one of the following optional units:

  • Preparing and operating crushers to process materials in the workplace
  • Preparing and operating screeners to process materials in the workplace
  • Preparing and operating batching plant to process materials in the workplace

The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations qualification also has fourteen associated pathways which you might be interested in viewing:

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations - Cranes and Specialist Lifting
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations - Fork-lift Trucks
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations - Extracting
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations – Transporting Loads
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations – Work Platforms
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations – Laying and Distributing
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations – Compacting
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations - Loading and Securing
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations - Road/Rail
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations - Attachments*
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations - Excavating
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations - Sweeping, Cleaning, Clearing
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations - Operations Guide
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations - Movement Guide

*The above Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations - Attachments qualification also appears as a Diploma with the same title. If you are interested in completing this qualification, please look closely at the optional units group for the machine you wish to specialise in. 

There are Level 2 NVQ Diploma’s in this occupational area:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - Attachments
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - Constructing and Forming Plant
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - Cranes and Specialist Lifting Plant
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - Erecting and Dismantling
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - Excavating Plant
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - Extracting Plant
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - In-shore Marine
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - Laying and Distributing Plant
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - Road Plant or Machinery
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - Road/Rail Plant
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - Transporting Loads Plant

Pricing

Level 2 NVQ

Certificate - £650.00 (plus VAT)

Diploma - £650.00 (plus VAT)

These prices are for Competency in One Machine. We can offer great rates on adding additional machines and will be more than happy to discuss your requirements. Why not give us a call on 01443 303004.

(Please note: If, as a company, you pay a levy to CITB/CPCS you may be able to claim a grant for the NVQ)

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