Plant Driving Courses – CPCS A68 Plant Driving

TypeExperienced & Novice

CPCS A68 Plant Driving

To provide thorough practical and theory plant training in operating for category A68 Plant Driving. The A68 category is ideal for mechanics and fitters that are required to test a machine after servicing or repairs but do not carry out the operational work the machine was designed for.

By obtaining a CPCS card for category A68 they can demonstrate their competence in the safe operation of the plant machinery for a limited number of activities such as moving, operating the hydraulic controls (but not working with them) and working with the plant on slopes and over rough terrain. 

For information about the large number of machines that we assess under category A68, please contact Tel – 01623 287830

Course Aims

The thorough provision of both practical and theory based training in operating all types of Plant machinery, to allow the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the required CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content

  • Endorsements of 4 x chassis groups and further subdivided by weight
  • Options of non-operational and loading/unloading
  • Incorporation of loading/unloading
  • Travel
  • Manoeuvre
  • Positioning
  • Transferring
  • Mounting
  • Dismounting
  • Maintaining safety

Duration of Training

To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependent on experience.


To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 

 To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830

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