To become a CPCS tester you must have suitable and sufficient industry and operating knowledge and ability on the category of plant in all its acceptable uses and environments.
A CPCS Tester card confirms the holder has demonstrated suitable experience within the industry, has plant related health and safety knowledge, first aid knowledge, health and safety awareness, advanced underpinning knowledge and operating ability and role-based ability as a Tester.
A Tester card consists of two designs:
- Provisional card - role-based competence qualification has yet to be achieved and are valid for two years and are non-renewable.
- Full card role-based competence qualification has been achieved and are valid for five years and are renewable