How many questions are in the CPCS renewal test?
The CPCS renewal test is broken down into plant specific modules. There are up to 15 questions per module. You will have 15 minutes to answer 15 multiple-choice questions per module, once the test starts.
What is a renewal test?
About the CPCS Renewal Test The tests are designed to cover the essential knowledge that is expected of experienced plant operators. These tests have been developed with industry to meet the needs of construction plant and trades.
Is the CPCS test multiple choice?
The CPCS renewal test is split into test modules. Each module has 15 randomly selected multiple choice questions, which need to be answered in 15 minutes.
How do I renew my CPCS test?
To renew you need to:
- Hold an indate CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card category or categories renewing.
- Pass the relevant CITB health, safety and environment test within the last two years (must be valid on receipt of the application)
What happens if my CPCS blue card expires?
If a Blue Competent Operator Card is more than five years past the expiry date, a cardholder who wants to renew it will have to: Pass CITB Health, safety & environment test. Pass the CPCS Theory Test for each category held.
What happens if my CPCS card expires?
The CPCS Red Trained Operator Card has a two year validity. The card cannot be renewed, the only option to remain in the scheme is by completing the relevant NVQ to move on to the Blue Competent Operator Card.
Is the CPCS exam difficult?
“This test requires a lot of studying and knowing the different standards.” “The exam is very difficult. If you think you’ve studied enough, you’re wrong.”
Can I do my CSCS test online?
Booking a CSCS test is straightforward and can be done online or by telephone. You should be able to get an appointment for your test at the CSCS test centre of your choice within two weeks.
What happens if my blue card expires?
If a person’s blue card has expired (or is about to expire) and they intend to continue working in child-related employment regulated by the Act, they must complete a blue card renewal application and lodge it with the Commission.
How do I renew my expired CPCS blue card?
To renew you need to:
- Hold a CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card for the category which is within five years of expiry date.
- Pass the relevant CITB health, safety and environment test within the last two years.
- Pass the CPCS Renewal test for each category held*
How long does a blue card renewal take?
Applicants with no criminal history information should allow up to 28 days for their application to be processed.
Can I get an extension on my CPCS blue card?
Cardholders of the first CPCS Red cards are able to gain a one-year extension to their Red card. Only one extension is possible. Within the extension period, individuals must complete the relevant NVQ in order to apply for the 5-year CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card.
Do you have to take CPCs renewal test?
If you have added a new category to your CPCS Blue Competent Operator card within two years of your card expiring, you don’t need to take the renewal test for that category when you renew your card. The CPCS Renewal Test has been a requirement of the scheme since October 2013.
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How do I renew my CPCs blue competent operator card?
Contact customer service To renew your CPCS Blue Competent Operator card, you must take and pass the CPCS Renewal Test. The test makes sure that you have kept your knowledge of each plant category or group of categories held on your card up-to-date.