The renewal process is split in to 3 steps, all steps must be completed before the new CPCS Blue card will be issued.
If you wish to go straight to booking your renewal test please click here
CITB has agreed to sell its Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) to NOCN Group, one of the sector’s largest Awarding Organisations (AO). The old style CPCS cards (below) are still valid until the category expiry date. Below is the new design that is awarded from NOCN.
Ainscough Training Services Ltd is an Approved NOCN Job Card Centre
The new CPCS Digital SMART Cards feature: – Near Field Communication (NFC) technology – Increased fraud prevention – Secure authentication for employers.
1. Health, Safety and Environment Test
This must have been passed, in the relevant category within the 2 years before you renew the card otherwise you will need to retake the test.
|Appointed Person||Managers and Professionals (MAP)|
|Crane Supervisor||Specialist Supervisors|
2. CPCS Blue card Renewal Test
To check which Renewal Test modules you need to take and also to download revision factsheets please use the online Module Matcher. Please click here for revision factsheets:
You can now take your renewal test online. To book an online renewal test please click
To take your renewal test at a Pearson View test centre please call 0344 499 1900
3. Proof of on-going Practical Experience
|You will need to either : Have proof of 300 logbook* hours pro rata over the 5 years
Complete an On site assessment (OSA)
**IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SLINGER/ SIGNALLER CARD** This category now has 5 endorsements: A: All Types All Duties B: All Types Static Duties C: Lorry Loader D: Excavator E: Forklift Current cardholders holding Slinger/Signaller (A40) have only been tested against static duties meaning that upon renewing the blue card endorsement B: Static Duties can be awarded only. If you would like to have endorsement A: All Duties added to your card then you will need to take a limited number of questions in a conversion theory test. Please call us for more information.
|Crane Supervisor (A62)||You will need to either :Complete the A62 CPCS Renewal and Competence Assessment Form A62 CPCS Renewal and Competence Assessment Form Or the CPCS A62 Practical Technical Test Or Have proof of 300 logbook* hours pro rata over the 5 years|
|Appointed Person (A61)||You will need to either :Complete the A61 CPCS Renewal and Competence Assessment Form Or the CPCS A61 Practical Technical Test Or Have proof of 300 logbook* hours pro rata over the 5 years|