C&G have over 30 years of experience delivering training and support to the construction industry.
Our CPCS test centres are responsible for providing a single point of service to customers who wish to attain a CPCS Card (including operators, trainers, employers and others).
We can offer preparatory training with theory and practical tests in the following CPCS plant categories, which can attract associated CITB grants (for eligible organisations).
Both our test centres have well-equipped classrooms as well as dedicated practical training sites and a range of machinery including 360 excavators, telehandlers, forklifts and more.
Our experienced training instructors pride themselves on maintaining pass rates higher than the industry standard, and our portfolio of high-profile clients, including Severn Trent Water, Magnox and Airbus, mean you can trust C&G to help you get trained.
We can test candidates for red cards, blue card NVQ upgrades and blue card renewals for all of the disciplines listed below. We can also provide straight-to-blue options for candidates with more than 2 years industry experience and advice on renewals for anyone with expired red or blue cards.
Below is a selection of out most popular CPCS courses, other types of CPCS training and testing are available on request.
|CPCS Category||Title||Theory Test Grant||Practical Test Grant||Blue Card Upgrade?|
|A09||Forward Tipping Dumper – wheeled/tracked||n/a||240||Yes|
|A17||Telescopic Handler (excluding endorsement D)||n/a||240||Yes|
|A21||Wheeled Loading Shovel||60||410||Yes|
|A23||Skid Steer Loader||60||240||Yes|
|A25, A26, A27||Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPS)||60||190||Yes|
|A31||Ride on Roller||60||190||Yes|
|A36||Lorry Loader – Endorsements A,B,C||n/a||240||Yes|
|A40||Slinger/Signaller – Endorsements B,C,D,E||n/a||240||Yes|
|A49||Loader/Securer – non STGO – All variants||n/a||240||Yes|
|A56B||Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis – all sizes||n/a||240||Yes|
|A58A||Excavator 360 below 10 tonnes – tracked||n/a||240*||Yes** (A59A)|
|A59A||Excavator 360 above 10 tonnes – tracked||n/a||410*||Yes|
|A60||Mobile Crane – blocked duties||n/a||410||Yes|
|A61||Appointed Person (Lifting Operations)||60||190||No|
|A62||Crane/Lifting Operations Supervisor||Yes||240||Yes** (A61)|
*no grant paid for CPCS Theory and Practical elements of Technical Test if grant has already been paid for a larger machine in this category.
** Some categories are automatically added to a CPCS Blue card when a trainee achieves a higher piece of machinery. Where this is the case CPCS Blue card Upgrade grant will not be paid for the category which is automatically added (as indicated in brackets).
Call us now to discuss your CPCS requirements and check availability.
Tel: 01453 826781