Guidance note: Old style certificates of competency

This document provides information for holders of 'old style' certificates of competency, issued before 1995, who have not yet applied to transfer to a licence to perform high risk work.


What it contains

On 30 September 2009 the remaining old style certificates of competency, issued prior to 1995, expired. Anyone still holding an old style certificate that has not been transferred to a licence to perform high risk work must not perform the work on that certificate.

This guidance note on:

  • the regulations
  • licensing requirements
  • transitioning arrangements
  • expiry dates of the old style certificates
  • transitioning from the no longer valid crane chasers certificate (CCC) to a dogging class of a licence to perform high risk work