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Get a Red Trained Operator Card

Learn which theory and practical test you need to complete in order to gain a Red Trained Operator Card.

To get this card you need to (in this order):

  1. Carry out any training necessary to bring you up to the standard required to enable you to pass the CPCS technical test. This can be delivered by a trainer.
  2. Pass the relevant CITB health, safety and environment test.
  3. Achieve the CPCS theory test (within two years of the CITB health, safety and environment test)
  4. Achieve the CPCS practical test (within six months of the CPCS theory test and within two years of the CITB health, safety and environment test).

Both CPCS theory and practical tests are delivered by an approved CPCS test centre. 

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