CPCS & NPORS

CPCS or NPORS?

NPORS and CPCS both conform with strict industry standards. CPCS is the established training method in the plant industry and is widely recognised on construction sites in the UK while NPORS often seen as a cost effective and more flexible alternative.

Both card schemes you are assed by a theory and practical test at the end of the course. CPCS you are assessed against via a verbal test and then a practical test, NPORS theory test is most commonly 25 questions 20 of them being multiple choice. Then you are assessed via a practical test.

CPCS is normally carried out on an accredited site where by NPORS can either be done at a training providers site or on a working site

CPCS

CPCS Construction Plant Competence Scheme is historically the leading scheme within the plant industry, it has two cards Red trained operator and then progressing onto a Blue competence operator.

There are different ways to obtain a CPCS card, depending on whether you are a private individual or currently working for a CITB registered construction company.

The way the Construction Plant Training scheme works is not always straight forward, so it’s worth getting in touch with us first to help you decide which course to book and the type of construction plant training that’s right for you.

NPORS

NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) is made up of two different card schemes, the traditional card which is either a 3 year or 5 year card or the CSCS route which means that the operator has also achieved there health and safety test.

This NPORS CSCS card follows the CPCS card where by there is a Red trained operator and then a Blue competent operator.

The way the NPORS scheme works is not always straight forward, so it’s worth getting in touch with us first to help you decide which course to book and the type of construction plant training that’s right for you.

Our Accreditations

Enhanced Skills Training Yorkshire is approved by Construction Award Alliance (CAA) & accredited by:

construction plant competence scheme
npors accredited
Cskills accredited
driver cpc accredited
citb accredited
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