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MPQC/CPCS Reciprocity Arrangements

MPQC hold a reciprocity agreement with CPCS, therefore Operators can transfer their cards to either CPCS or MPQC. Only cards that have been produced under the MPQC organisation can be transferred through the reciprocity agreement. CPCS will not recognise any other cards.

Procedure for Transferring from MPQC to CPCS

To apply to convert to a CPCS Competent (blue) or Trained (red) Operator Card, you must download the relevant application form from the CPCS website: www.citb.co.uk and submit the following documentation to CPCS.

  • The original application form
  • A passport sized photograph
  • A copy of the front and back of the MPQC Plant Operator Card
  • A copy of the front and back of any NVQ/QCF/SVQ/SCQF certificate
  • A copy of the CITB Health, Safety and Environmental Test pass letter
  • A cheque or postal order made payable to CITB. Credit/Debit card payments can be made after you have submitted your application by phoning 0844 815 7274.

Procedure for Transferring from CPCS to MPQC

To apply to convert to a MPQC Competent (blue) Plant Operator Card, you must download the relevant application form from our website and send the relevant documentation including copies front and back of the appropriate Vocational Qualification to MP Awards head office.

  • A passport sized photograph
  • A copy of the front and back of the CPCS Plant Operator Card
  • A copy of the front and back of any NVQ/QCF/SVQ certificates
  • A copy of the front and back of their current MPQC/SPA Contractor Safety Passport which will be issued following attendance on the MPQC/SPA Contractor Safety Passport Course.
  • Cheque or postal order made payable to MPQC. Credit/Debit card payments can be made prior to submitting your application by phoning 0115 972 6121.

 For full details please see the 'Related Files' section of this page or contact Fran Berridge on 0115 972 6121 or via email fran.berridge@mpawards.co.uk

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