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    Did you know that CITB registered SME employers with up to 99 employees can apply for funding of up to £10,000 to cover the cost of their short duration courses? This includes any Site Safety Plus courses. Employers can submit one claim every 12 months.

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    CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO)

    As a CITB Approved Training Organisation, as well as the automatic claims for CPCS courses and NVQ's, we can now claim on your behalf for NPORS and In-house courses. The rates are tiered in the same way the CPCS courses are. For more information give one of our sales team a call on 01189700200 or...

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CPCS A68 Plant Driving

CITP Training is now able provide comprehensive and officially accredited CPCS assessments for category A68 Plant Driving. The A68 category is ideal for mechanics and fitters that are required to test a machine after servicing or repairs but do not carry out the operational work the machine was designed for.


By obtaining a CPCS card for category A68 they can demonstrate their competence in the safe operation of the plant machinery for a limited number of activities such as moving, operating the hydraulic controls (but not working with them) and working with the plant on slopes and over rough terrain.


For information about the large number of machines that we assess under category A68, please contact us.


Course Aims

The thorough provision of both practical and theory based training in operating all types of Plant machinery, to allow the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the required CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.


Course Content

  • Endorsements of 4 x chassis groups and further subdivided by weight
  • Options of non-operational and loading/unloading
  • Incorporation of loading/unloading
  • Travel 
  • Manoeuvre 
  • Positioning
  • Transferring
  • Mounting
  • Dismounting
  • Maintaining safety

Duration of Training

Number of Training Days Required Novice
(Less than 1 years or no operational experience)
Number of Training Days Required if an Intermediate (1-2 Years Operational Experience)Number of training days required if experienced (2+ years operational experience)Test Only Option



To achieve the official Red CPCS Trained Operator Card certification, candidates must successfully complete the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years), the CPCS Theory Test and its corresponding Practical Test. 



Dependant on category / endorsement


Date and costs


Dates on application
£POA p/p *
CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.


Dates on application
£POA *
CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.


Dates on application
£POA *
CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.


For more information on our CPCS A68 Plant Driving training courses, give us a call today on 01189 700200 or use our enquiry form. We will go through your requirements and provide advice on what construction training courses best suit you.