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MP Awards was established to provide qualifications specifically designed for the Extractive, Mineral Processing and related Manufacturing industries. Our primary role is to design qualifications and assessment solutions to help employers develop and maintain a competent workforce. We also offer a range of accreditation services in addition to administering and managing the MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme, MPQC Blasting Operator Competency Scheme and undertaking a quality assurance role in the MPQC/SPA Contractor Safety Passport Scheme.

MP Awards is accredited by all 4 devolved administrations to award Vocational Qualifications: Ofqual for England; SQA for Scotland, Qualification Wales for Wales and the CCEA for Northern Ireland.

MP Awards, as part of MPQC, has the support of the major aggregate/mineral companies, trade associations and professional bodies. In fact, MP Awards is owned and governed by the industry and is a ‘not for profit’ organisation, led by a Board of senior directors from major companies and trade associations.

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MP Awards offers a wide range of vocational qualifications specifically designed for the quarrying, mineral products, mining and the related manufacturing sector.

We have qualifications suitable fo…