Upgrade a Red Trained Operator Card
What steps you need to take to Upgrade your Red Trained Operator Card
- 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 you have these, call the CPCS Helpline on 0844 815 7274, confirm your details and make a payment of £25. This is a non-refundable fee for the services of processing the application. You will be asked to supply a copy of the certificate gained.
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.