Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to the newest version of your browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of Construction News, please enable cookies in your browser.

Welcome to the Construction News site. As we have relaunched, you will have to sign in once now and agree for us to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

CPCS to add two categories

PLANT

THE Construction Plant Competence Scheme is to have two new categories from July 1 to increase qualifications in the crane sector.

The Appointed Person and Crane Supervisor (lifting operations) cards cover the planning and controlling of lifts respectively and for new entrants are four-day courses, including a test.

Both cards can be achieved by an experienced worker route, subject to a set of criteria from the CPCS.

They both require the filling in of an appointed person self-profile form CPCS 15, which measures existing knowledge and helps tailor the course.