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Upgrade to a Full Tester Card

A Black Full Tester Card will be issued for five years.

To upgrade you need to:

  • Hold a CPCS Provisional Tester Card which is within 12 months of the expiry date
  • Hold a current Managing and Coordinating Plant certificate
  • Hold a valid in date First Aid certificate
  • Pass the Manager & Professionals (MAP) CITB health, safety and environment (HS&E) test
  • Achieve the appropriate role-based competence qualification.
  • Completion of form F3/2 Application to Upgrade to a Full CPCS Tester Card with copies of required certificates and payment of £25. This is a non-refundable fee for the service of processing the application


A Black Full Tester Card will be issued for five years. Further information on How to Upgrade your Tester card can be found in the Scheme Booklet for Testers.

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