What is the CPCS Red Card?
The Trained Operator Card, commonly known as the CPCS Red Card. First, the CPCS offers a card to individuals just starting out in the field of plant operation. It makes it possible for someone to work in their sector of choice (under supervision). as they finish the pertinent NVQ or other pertinent vocational certification.
How do I get a CPCS Red Card?
Step One: CPCS Training
You must complete training in your selected area of plant machinery or building site equipment before you may apply for a Card. There are numerous plant operation-related categories in the CPCS, and each has unique training needs. Usually, your employer will pay for your training in the field of your choice. The cost of CPCS training for an individual might be very high. The CPCS website has a list of authorized organizations that offer CPCS training.
Step two: Take the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test
Passing the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test, sometimes referred to as the CSCS Test, is the next step in the application procedure for the CPCS Red Card. This criteria gives CPCS assurance. that you are competent in health and safety to perform your job in a safe manner. This test has a mobile app that you can use to review the material and schedule your assessment at an authorized testing facility. You must have passed this test within the last two years in order to be eligible to apply for the Red Card.
Step three: Take the CPCS Theory Test
to be able to get a Card. You must show that you are well-versed in the theory underlying your discipline of choice. For each type of plant operation, there is a CPCS Theory Test.