Plant - CPCS & NPORS cards

Workforce Skills Support offer CPCS and NPORS Card Courses and are an NVQ accredited centre with the Awarding Organisations Proqual and SQA.

​As an accredited centre we deliver NVQ qualifications that are recognised by the Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) & National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS), in turn allowing employers and candidates to apply for their CPCS & NPORS cards in line with the additional requirements set out by each scheme. CPCS and NPORS are partner card schemes with CSCS.

If you are unsure of what NVQ’s are suitable, or what cards are available please contact Workforce Skills Support for further information and advice.

Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS)

CPCS covers plant operators and associated operations in construction and allied industries.

Cards Offered:

  • Trained Operator Card​
  • Competent Operator Card

The CPCS issues cards based on CPCS’ own theory and practical tests, the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test and the related NVQ.

Card Duration:

2 or 5 years depending on the type of card

NPORS / CSCS Construction Plant Operator Card

NPORS covers plant operators across a multitude of sectors and issue construction specific cards bearing the CSCS logo.​

Cards offered:

  • Trained Operator Card
  • Competent Operator Card

NPORS issues cards based on NVQ’s, the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test and NPORS’ own theory and practical tests.

Card Duration:

2 or 5 years depending on the type of card

 

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