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MPQC Plant Scheme

Initially introduced over 25 years ago and specifically designed for drivers of plant machinery,the MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme is firmly established as the recognised plant operator training and assessment programme within the extractives industry.  

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Developed by the Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC) the Scheme is highly valued by organisations and contractors working within the sector. It is supported by key stakeholders such as the Mineral Products Association (MPA), the British Aggregates Association (BAA), the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and the Institute of Asphalt Technology (IAT).  

Delivering approved training courses for the MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme

MP Skills is the leading Approved Training Provider for the Plant Operator Competency Scheme.  We provide a number of plant training courses that are monitored and approved by MPQC.

Our extensive range of plant operator training courses include (but are not limited to):

  • Telehandler plus attachments
  • WLS with 180 backacter/pecker 2014
  • Dumptruck
  • Articulated Dumptruck
  • Forklift
  • Excavator
  • 360 Hydraulic Excavator
  • Mobile Platforms
  • Bulldozer
  • Roadbuilding Operations
  • Mini Digger

If you have any questions or wish to book a place on our plant training courses please complete our booking form.

Why should I choose the MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme?

The MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme is highly valued and recommended for plant operators and contractors working in the extractives industry. Supported by key industry associations, all courses and assessments approved by the Scheme are recognised as the best within their sector.

Download the Terms and Conditions for Plant Training here.

Download the Terms and Conditions for Plant Assessment here.

Want to find out more about the MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme?

Launched in 1982, the MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme was designed from within the extractives industry to introduce exacting standards and consistent training for all plant operators within the mining, mineral processing and related manufacturing sector.

Why should I choose the MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme?

The MPQC Plant Operator Competency Scheme is highly valued and recommended for plant operators and contractors working in the extractives industry. Supported by key industry associations, all courses and assessments approved by the Scheme are recognised as the best within their sector.

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