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CPCS Card holders


Product Description

Trained Operator (Red) card, the requirements for this card are:

Carry out any training necessary to bring you up to the standard required to enable them to pass the CPCS Technical Test, this can be delivered by a Trainer.
Pass the relevant CITB Health, safety and environment test
Achieve the CPCS Theory Test (within two years of the CITB Health, safety and environment test)
Achieve the CPCS Practical Test (within six months of the CPCS Theory Test and within two years of the CITB Health, safety and environment test).
Both CPCS Theory and Practical Tests are delivered by an accredited CPCS Test Centre.
Competent Operator (Blue) card, a five year card that is renewable.
Demonstrable skills required are.
Health, safety and environment awareness through the CITB Health, safety and environment test
Underpinning knowledge and understanding through the CPCS Theory Test
Operating ability through the CPCS Practical Test
Proven operating competence through achievement of a relevant SVQ or NVQ.

Product Specification

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

Product Features

Working directly towards a Competent Operator (Blue) card?
The requirements to obtain this card are to.

Provide proof of achievement of the SVQ or NVQ for the relevant units to the category being applied for and provide this to the CPCS Test Centre upon undertaking the CPCS Practical Test
Pass the relevant CITB Health, safety and environment test
Achieve the CPCS Theory Test (within two years of the CITB Health, safety and environment test)

Achieve the CPCS Practical Test (within six months of the CPCS Theory Test and within two years of the CITB Health, safety and environment test)

Both CPCS Theory and Practical Tests are delivered by an accredited CPCS Test Centre.
On achievement of the CPCS Practical Test, the CPCS Test Centre will request the CPCS Competent Operator card on your behalf.

On receipt of your first Competent Operator card, you will be sent a CPCS Logbook. The role of the Logbook is to record life-long learning and evidence towards the renewal of a Competent Operator card.


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