CPCS Appointed Persons Training

Start date: 16/09/2024
Cost: €1500
Venue: Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown
Places Currently Available

This course is for individulas who are responsible for the planning, organisation and management of lifting operations on construction sites. This course will enable the canididates to gain a better understanding of the role and duties of an appointed person. It will also prepare them for the CPCS Theory and Practical assessment at the end of the course. 

Overview of Assessment

• Observe regulations and Codes of Practice
• Follow safe systems of work including method statements
• Take personal responsibility
• Describe different types of cranes and associated terminology
• Understand crane documentation
• Understand crane stability, duty charts and safety devices
• Appreciate tower cranes
• Observe British Standard 7121
• Recognise the role of appointed persons
• Plan a lift


• CITB Health Safety & Environment test for Managers & Professionals within the previous 2 years


5 Days

From Red to Blue

Your Red CPCS Trained Operator Card is valid for 2 years. During these 2 years you must achieve your NVQ Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations — Planning Lifts (Construction), in order to upgrade Red CPCS card to Blue CPCS card.



Funding Available


If you are unemployed and seeking work, you may be eligible for funding from the Department of Social Protection to cover all, or some of the costs of your training. (means depending, you may be entitled to up to €1000).

Candidates who wish to avail of this must make an appointment with a case officer in their local Intreo office, discuss their case & apply for funding. The candidate will receive a funding application form which they must sign & bring/post to us. Upon completion, we will send this back to the case officer who will then review the funding application.

Upon receiving funding approval in the post from the Department of Social Protection, candidates must then call us to reserve a place on our course. We cannot confirm a place on our course until funding approval is gained.


If employed within the private sector or are a sole trader, there may also be funding assistance available through Skillnet funding. Skillnet may fund a percentage of your training, if eligible. For more details on this, please contact us on 074 91 27786.

Upcoming Courses
Start date: 16/09/2024
Cost: €1500
Venue: Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown
Places Currently Available