Archive for the ‘CPCS’ category

Romanian websites still selling CPCS theory answers

20 December 2016 - CITB, CPCS - admin - 1 Comment

Romanian websites are still selling answers to CPCS tests according to the CITB fraud investigation team. Th tests are taken as part of construction’s plant operator skills card scheme in order to prove the competency of workers, despite the CITB spending nine months trying to shut them down the website is still live. The website […]

Indian national jailed after CPCS and CSCS fraud

1 November 2016 - CPCS, CSCS card fraud, CSCS cards - admin - Comments Off on Indian national jailed after CPCS and CSCS fraud

A Luton man has been jailed for 18 months and recommended for deportation for illegally working in the UK and falsely obtaining construction skills certification cards, following a Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) investigation. 34-year-old Indian national, Manjit Multani, paid someone to sit the health and safety tests required to obtain the Construction Skills Certification […]

Who owns CITB, CSCS and CPCS ?

18 March 2016 - CITB, CPCS, CSCS cards - admin - 2 Comments

We have written on and reported on a number of articles involving the CITB ,CSCS and CPCS all of which have highlighted the issues with fake CSCS cards and corrupt test centers but the question we get asked the most is what is the relation between CITB and CSCS/CPCS and who owns them. The first thing […]

CPCS cheat sheets offered online for £10

17 March 2016 - CITB, CPCS - admin - Comments Off on CPCS cheat sheets offered online for £10

    The Construction Plant Competence Scheme or CPCS has had a rough time of it lately and now it has even bigger worries, with cheat sheets being sold online with the answers to many of the CPCS tests, an insider said: “The whole  system has been compromised” with a Romanian website offering  the answers […]

CITB to cut jobs by 30% to become more efficient

9 February 2016 - CPCS, CSCS cards - admin - 1 Comment

The CITB has confirmed today that it will be streamline its services with a cut in jobs of 30% with staff numbers to drop from the current 1400 to 950 by 2018 this is being done in conjunction with CITB’s new initiative “Changing the way we work to become more valuable to the industry”. CITB’s Board […]

6,000 workers informed they must retake CSCS test

10 November 2015 - CITB, CPCS, CSCS card fraud - admin - 2 Comments

  The CITB has confirmed that six thousand workers will need to retake the test as part of its ongoing campaign to crackdown on skills card cheats after cheating was outlined by the news night report aired last month. Problems with institutionalized cheating were found outlast month which showed candidates being offered test answers for […]

Dumper truck chased by police across Norfolk and Suffolk

20 July 2015 - CPCS - admin - Comments Off on Dumper truck chased by police across Norfolk and Suffolk

A man has been arrested by the  police after a large dumper truck was stolen yesterday afternoon he was pursued for more than 30 miles across Norfolk and Suffolk. The local police were called to the A11 near Norwich near the Thickthorn roundabout on 12:30 BST after reports the 30-tonne truck was missing by some work […]