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CPCS Red Trained Operator Card Upgrade

What steps you need to take to Upgrade your Red Trained Operator Card

To upgrade:

  • Hold a CPCS Red Trained Operator Card for the category which is within 12 months of expiry date
  • Pass the relevant CITB health, safety and environment test within the last two years
  • Achieve a VQ, with the appropriate units relevant to the category

Once these elements have been achieved, call the CPCS Helpline on 0300 999 1177 (option 2), confirm your details and make a payment of £28.00, you will be asked to provide proof of the relevant VQ qualification achievement (copies of full qualification and unit credit certificates) by email prior to calling. Please email enquiries@jobcards.org with proof of the VQ qualification achievement. This is a non-refundable fee for the services of processing the application.

A Blue Competent Operator Card will be issued for five years. Full details on How to Upgrade a Red card are available to view in the Scheme Booklet for Operators.

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