Construction Plant Competence Scheme

Recognised by the Major Home Builders Group (MHBG), UK Contractors Group (UKCG) and other associations for complying with regulatory and health and safety requirements.

Construction Plant Competence Scheme

The Construction Plant Competence Scheme is one of the most trusted schemes for plant training in the UK. No matter what you do, if you own or hire plant, your operators must have appropriate plant training. At North West Services, we work with you to ensure your plant operators become fully qualified to safely and competently operate their machine of choice. Make your plant operators competent and comply with codes of practice with our highly skilled team of trainers.

CPCS Scheme

The CPCS card brings standardisation for all plant operators and covers a wide range of plant and related categories. The scheme is comprised of two parts.

The first is a theoretical test to assess the knowledge of the plant operator with regards to health and safety, operating the chosen machine, and working on the site.

The second part of the test is a practical test, which assesses the plant operator’s ability to carry out various tasks on the chosen machine competently and safely.


Accredited and experienced training

On successful completion of both the parts of the technical tests, the operator will be awarded a Red Card. Operators holding a Red CPCS trained operator card can upgrade to a Blue CPCS competent operator card by completing an NVQ Level 2 in Plant operations.

Whether you are looking to train your operators in the Red card, Blue card or renew their certification, we provide the necessary training to ensure your operators are fully competent and fully compliant to pass the technical tests with confidence.

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  • Had my cpcs a17 training couse here for 5 days last week and was very nervous about it till i got there and after speaking with the instructor and how friendly and helpful he was the grounds and the facilitys are well laid out and was sparkling clean keep up the good work guys and girls and look forward to coming back to yourselfs for any future training i need.

    CPCS A17 Training Course
  • Absolutely fantastic, me and my father both took an a56b articulated dump truck all weight training, Simon our the trainer and examiner was absolutely outstanding, professional and pleasant to learn from. Thanks for the experience and I plan to return for another training course at another time!

    A56B Articulated Dump Truck All Weight Training
  • Just done my cpcs a17 telehandler training here for a week as a complete novice. Never stepped foot on a machine before so I was nervous but this company is excellent. I’ve never had a better trainer Richard and mike have changed my life and I will be forever thankfull. If you want a ticket and are prepared to put the work in don’t look anywhere else I feel confident going straight on site now I have learnt the right way. If I could give 10 stars I would. Darren Ferguson

    CPCS A17 Tele-Handler Training
  • One of the best courses i have attended in the 26 years i have worked for NWW/UU. The course was set at the right pace, professional instructor. I’ve learnt a lot from the course and it will be useful in my day to day activities. Trainer was professional at all times. Worthwhile course for me. (TRAINED)”

    Agricultural Tractor Novice Course 5 Days

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