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Renew your CPCS Tester Card

Learn how to renew your Tester Card

To renew you need to:

  • Hold a CPCS Full Tester Card which is within 12 months of expiry date
  • Hold valid in date First Aid certificate
  • Hold one of the following Health & Safety Qualifications
  • Pass the Supervisors (SUP) or Managers and Professionals (MAP) health, safety, and environment test within the two year valid period when making the application
    • NEBOSH Construction Certificate within 5years
    • NEBOSH Construction Certificate with IOSH Membership (Tech IOSH Level Membership as a minimum) if older than 5years
    • Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
    • Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)
    • Managing and Co-ordinating Plant (MCP) with Refresher were applicable
    • IOSH Managing Safely (within 5years)
    • Level 5 or 6 H&S Qualification accompanied with an in date CSCS card stating the following occupation routes:
    • Construction Health and Safety Manager (with Minimum Tech IOSH Membership)
    • Construction Health and Safety Senior Manager (with Minimum Tech IOSH Membership)
  • Demonstrate practical operating ability for the categories held on the CPCS Tester Card. This can be evidenced by either of the following options:
    • Hold a valid CPCS Competent Operator Card for the categories held on the tester card, or have undertaken an Advanced Technical Test for a category within the last 5 years, or:
    • Achieve a CPCS On-Site Assessment or Practical test
    • Logbook

Find the Renew Tester Card Application here. 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 Renew your Tester card is available in the Scheme Booklet for Testers and Trainers.

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