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MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme

The MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme is managed by MP Awards on behalf of the Sector. The Scheme, which has been established since 1982, has a strong and well recognised brand that is valued across the Sector.

MPQC is responsible for providing the overall standards to be applied to the delivery and certification of the Scheme.

Who delivers the MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme?

The MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme is delivered by a number of Approved Training Providers. A list of all Providers is available via the 'Plant Scheme Providers' tab on the left hand side of this page.

If you are interested in becoming an Approved Training Provider then please contact MPQC on 0115 972 6121 or info@mpawards.co.uk

What does the MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme cover?

The MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme covers training, skills, knowledge, qualifications, competence and on-going CPD.

The Scheme is operated on the following:

  • Common standards and checklists
  • Independently managed
  • Open access for all from within the Sector
  • Rigorous quality assurance of Approved Training Providers, Assessors and systems and processes

A list of the wide range of Plant items that the Scheme covers is available via the 'MPQC Plant Types & Endorsements' tab on the left hand side of this page.

Plant Assessments

Anyone carrying out Plant Assessments to award the Red and Blue Cards of the Plant Operator Competency Scheme will have to:

  • Undergo an initial approval
  • Demonstrate that they are operating to the exacting standards of the Scheme 

Download the flowchart on the right-hand side to view a visual representation of the licensing process.

For further details on any aspect of the MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme, please contact Head Office on 0115 972 6121 or by email info@mpawards.co.uk

 

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