CPCS is recognised by the UK Contractors Group (UKCG) and Major Home Builders Group (MHBG), amongst others, as the preferred card to comply with codes of practice for
competence and certification.
It was launched in 2003 at the request of employers, to help them comply with regulations and requirements, and aims to apply common standards for all plant
CPCS covers a large range of plant and plant-related categories, and more are continually added.
CPCS is owned by the Construction Industry Training Board (otherwise known as CITB) which allocates staff to manage and administer it on behalf of the CPCS Management
Committee that develops its policy and strategy.
that are available
Scheme membership is confirmed through the issue of a registration card.
The cards available within the CPCS Scheme are: