CPCS Categories & Questions

CPCS categories

Here’s a list of categories that ACOP Group currently offer under the CPCS scheme – including theory test questions.

THEORY PAPER REF. (RED CARD) RENEWAL PAPER REF. (BLUE CARD) CATEGORY ENDORSEMENTS
A02 RT02 Crawler Crane Over 10 Tonnes  
A04 RT04 Tower crane [simple_tooltip content=’A: Trolley jib / B: Luffing jib’](2)[/simple_tooltip]
A09 RT09 Forward Tipping Dumper [simple_tooltip content=’A: Wheeled / B: Tracked’](2)[/simple_tooltip]
A12 RT12 Excavator 180º above 5 tonnes  
A14 RT14 Rough Terrain Masted Forklift  
A15 RT14 Forklift Side-Loader  
A16 RT14 Industrial Forklift Truck  
A17 RT17 Telescopic Handler [simple_tooltip content=’A: Industrial Telescopic / B: Up to 9 metres / C: All sizes ex. 360° slew’](3)[/simple_tooltip]
A19 RT19 Grader  
A20 RT20 Hoist [simple_tooltip content=’A: Rack & pinion Goods / B: Passenger|Goods combined / C: Rope operated goods / D: Transport platform’](4)[/simple_tooltip]
A21 RT21 Wheeled Loading Shovel  
A22 RT22 Tracked Loaded Shovel  
A23 RT23 Skid Steer Loader  
A25 RT25 Mobile Elevating Work Platform – Scissor  
A26 RT26 Mobile Elevating Work Platform – Boom [simple_tooltip content=’A: Vehicle Mounted / B: Self-propelled’](2)[/simple_tooltip]
A31 RT31 Ride on Roller  
A32 RT32 Soil/Landfill Compactor  
A33 RT33 Agricultural Tractor  
A34 RT34 Crawler – Tractor / Dozer  
A36 RT36 Lorry Loader [simple_tooltip content=’A: Hook / B: Clamshell / C: Hydraulic Clamp’](3)[/simple_tooltip]
A40 RT40 Slinger/ Signaller [simple_tooltip content=’A: All types – all duties / B: All types – static duties / C: Knuckle boom – static duties only / D: Excavator only / E: Lift truck only’](5)[/simple_tooltip]
A42 RT42 Crusher  
A43 RT43 Screener  
A56 RT56 Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis [simple_tooltip content=’A: Up to 15 tonnes / B: All sizes’](2)[/simple_tooltip]
A57 RT56 Dump Truck – Rigid Chassis [simple_tooltip content=’A: Up to 15 tonnes / B: Up to 50 tonnes / C: All sizes (wheeled) / D: All sizes (tracked)’](4)[/simple_tooltip]
A58 RT59 Excavator 360º below 10 tonnes [simple_tooltip content=’A: Tracked / B: Wheeled / C: Lifting ops’](3)[/simple_tooltip]
A59 RT59 Excavator 360º above 10 tonnes [simple_tooltip content=’A: Tracked / B: Wheeled / C: Lifting ops’](3)[/simple_tooltip]
A60 RT60 Mobile Crane [simple_tooltip content=’A: Blocked duties only / B: Pick and carry duties only / C: All duties’](3)[/simple_tooltip]
A61 RT61 Appointed Person – Lifting Operations  
A62 RT62 Crane/lifting Operations Supervisor  
A63 RT63 Pedestrian operated tower crane [simple_tooltip content=’A: Up to 36m – 100m per tonne / B: Inclined jib’](2)[/simple_tooltip]
A64 None Overhead travelling crane [simple_tooltip content=’A: Remote operated control / B: Fixed cab control’](2)[/simple_tooltip]
A66 None Compact crane [simple_tooltip content=’A: Static-stabilisers / B: Mobile industrial / C: Luffing static duties / D: 360 – pick & carry’](4)[/simple_tooltip]
A68 None Plant driving [simple_tooltip content=’E: Tracked boom equipped – all sizes – non-operational only. F: Tracked boom equipped – all sizes – loading/ unloading. I: Tracked (blade/ shovel) – all sizes – non-operational only. J: Tracked (blade/ shovel) – all sizes – loading/ unloading. M: Wheeled articulated chassis – all sizes – non-operational only. N: Wheeled articulated chassis – all sizes – loading/ unloading. Q: Wheeled rigid chassis – all sizes – non-operational only. R: Wheeled rigid chassis – all sizes – loading/ unloading. S: Non-operational ride on roller. T: Loading/ unloading ride on roller.’](10)[/simple_tooltip]
A71 None Soil Stabiliser [simple_tooltip content=’A: Self propelled / B: Towed / C: Spreader self propelled’](3)[/simple_tooltip]
A73 None Plant & vehicle marshaller  
A73 None Plant & vehicle marshaller  
A94 None Telehandler suspended loads (non-rough terrain)  
A77 RT77 Telescopic handler 360 slew  
A98 None Lifting Ops
(theory only)
 

About CPCS

Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) is a card scheme developed to prove the skills of plant operators.

It is the product of professional competence and general safety awareness, which are two essential qualities for operating specialised plant machinery.

CPCS is the largest and most recognised card scheme for the plant industry.

CPCS and CSCS cards

There is a range of CPCS and CSCS cards to reflect the varied occupations in construction.