C. M. P. E.


Certificate of Competence


Contractors Mechanical Plant Engineers

CMPE was founded in 1957 as a meeting place for members involved with mechanical plant.


About CMPE

The Contractors Mechanical Plant Engineers (CMPE) Association was founded in 1957, the members having a common interest in the operation, ownership, maintenance, repair and improvement of the contracts plant and machinery. The objectives of the Association are to broaden the scope of knowledge of such plant and its application, by placing the corporate knowledge of members at the disposal of any section of the industry. The associations aim is to make a worthwhile contribution to the greater understanding, as well as the more effective and safer use of mechanical plant. It comprises of branches throughout the UK, regulated by a National Council, with individual branches enjoying considerable local autonomy within the general parameters of the Association. The National Officers are the motivating force behind the CMPE and are dedicated to the serving of members.

Trade News

We keep track of both the local and national news, please regularly visit the news page to keep up to date.

Problem Solvers

Our members are great listeners and will always assist a fellow member.

Forward Thinking

CoC Holders are never afraid to give their views from within the industry.

Member Support

Through the branches and all the way to the national executive you will find support and advice.

Some of the Certificate of Competence Groups



Digger Loader


Rail Excavator


Wacker Neuson

Specialist Machinery

More Skilled Trades Have Been Added

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Certificate Of Competence

Are all your plant operators and skilled trades fully safety trained? Are they fully competent to carry out your work on site? The CMPE is here to help with all your training and certification requirements so give us a call on 0330 838 2557.


CMPE operates across England, Scotland & Wales. We offer the experience of our members to help develop and improve safety standards within the construction industry.


Tel: 0330 838 2557


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