Plant Operation

Plant Operation - Civil Engineering Plant and Construction Plant

Apprentices on this scheme will be working towards becoming experienced mobile construction plant operatives. Examples of the plant include 360 excavators, articulated dump trucks, telescopic handlers and loading shovels.

Qualifications Gained

  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Technical Certificate Construction Plant Certification Scheme (CPCS) Red Card – the Training Component.
  • Essential Skills Wales.
  • Peripheral qualifications including Health and Safety Awareness and First Aid.
  • NVQ Level 2.
  • Construction Plant Certification Scheme (CPCS) Blue Card – Competence qualification.


12 to 15 weeks of training is provided to all apprentices in a sandwich course format at our training centre in North Wales. On the job training is provided at our construction sites throughout the UK.


The apprenticeship can take between 15 months and two years to complete.


During your apprenticeship you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • A competitive wage.
  • Company contributing pension scheme subject to meeting eligibility criteria.
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Travel and subsistence allowances while receiving on the job training.
  • All training fees will be paid for.

Your wages will increase as you gain more qualifications and experience.

Entry Requirements

School leavers with a driving licence can apply for these schemes.

Initial conversation

For an initial conversation about the role, please call or text Garmon on 07787 100 759.
You may also send your CV, including contact details, to


Apprenticeship Application Form

Email your CV, Covering Letter and Application Form

Send all completed documents, clearly stating the role you are applying for in the subject line, to