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QSCS Quarry Training

Quarry Skills Certification Scheme

The Quarry Skills Certification Scheme (QSCS) provides for training, assessment, certification for  personnel in the quarrying sector. The QSCS was developed provide a system for training and assessing quarry workers and to provide a recognised QSCS qualification and certification.

QSCS Training  – Quarry Skills Certification Scheme


To familiarise the candidate with the principles involved in the safe use and operation of the relevant category of plant.

Who should attend QSCS Training

Anyone engaged in the operation of a category of mobile quarry plant included in the QSCS Plant Operators Scheme.

Please note that machinery for all courses is provided by the trainee on the trainee’s premises.

Entry Requirements QSCS Training

Candidates must be at least 18 years old, have at least 6 months experience operating the relevant plant, and must have undergone some form of Health and Safety Training.

QSCS Training  Course summary

  • Course introduction
  • Safety precautions and procedures
  • Operator responsibilities
  • Personal safety
  • Introduction to the machine
  • Daily maintenance
  • Safe operation of particular category of plant
  • Practical assessment/test

Awarding Body/Cerfitication

SOLUS  & FETAC; Registration in the SOLUS  QSCS

Plant Categories Covered: