Plant Training

The Construction Training Centre provides a 
complete range of plant training and workplace access courses.


We deliver training courses for all levels of personnel – from apprenticeships for those just starting out in their career through to courses for advanced level drivers, inspectors and supervisors. 

You may qualify for funding. Below shows the full commercial fee along with the potential funded rates (where applicable). To check your eligibility please apply using the links below.

View the courses we currently offer below, 


Course title

Full fee
(inc VAT)

 Purchase course

Available with funding

A58/A59 CPCS or NPORS Excavator 360 Tracked (>&< 10T) - Novice


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A17 CPCS or NPORS Telescopic Handler - Novice


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A31 CPCS or NPORS Ride on Road Roller - Novice £1590

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A09 CPCS or NPORS Forward Tipping Dumpers - Novice £1591

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CPCS On-Screen Renewal Tests £75

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ITSSAR Excavator 360 (>&< 10T) £1482

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ITSSAR Telescopic Handler £1482

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Red to Blue Card Conversion NVQ (Pearson) £856.50

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GPS Machine Control £180 Buy Now Find out more

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Investing in staff training ensures your workforce is more professional, productive, efficient and motivated. It also helps lower staff turnover, reduce recruitment costs and boost your business’s image.

Each aspect of the Somax Construction Training Centre is purpose-built to deliver training in a specific industry area – plant operations, highways and groundworks, scaffolding, forklifting, and driver training. Whether you’re upskilling your current workforce for a new project, or looking to provide compulsory training for new employees, we can deliver first class training to suit your needs.

All our courses are accredited by the appropriate industry governing bodies and schemes including CITB, SQA, CISRS, NPORS, ITSSAR, OCR and JAUPT.

Our centre boasts 6 classrooms, an ICT suite, CSCS testing facility, canteen and purpose-built practical training areas for a range of plant, scaffolding and driving courses.