The Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) operates in UK construction industry and issues CPCS Cards to construction workers with the appropriate qualifications for their roles.
If you are working in construction in the UK then you will probably need a CPCS Card to be able to work on site. Many employers now require their employees to hold the relevant cards to prove their skills.
Based on a mix of professional competence, experience on site and health and safety awareness the CPCS card scheme promotes employess to be more effective in the workplace enabling jobs to be completed quicker and to a higher standard.
There are a two CPCS Cards, red and blue. Find out how these are achieved below.