Jargon Buster / Abbreviations

ACoP Approved Code of Practice
BCP Basic Competency Programme
CAA Construction Awards Alliance
CAWR Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations
CDM Construction Design & Management Regulations
CHAS Construction Health & Safety
C-ILM Construction – Institute of Leadership & Management
CISRS Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme
CITB Construction Industry Training Board
CORC Confederation of Roofing Contractors
CPCS Construction Plant Certification Scheme
CSCS Construction Skills Certification Scheme
EWPA(R) Experienced Worker Practical Assessment (Route)
HaSWA Health & Safety at Work Act
HSE Health & Safety Executive
ILM Institute of Leadership & Management
IOR Institute of Roofing
IOSH Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
IPAF International Powered Access Federation
LRWA Liquid Roofing & Waterproofing Association
MEWP Mobile Elevated Working Platform
MTC Minimum Technical Competency
NEBOSH National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health
NFRC National Federation of Roofing Contractors
NOS National Occupational Standards
NVQ National Vocational Qualification
OFQUAL Office of Qualifications of Examinations Regulations
PASMA Prefabricated access Suppliers and Manufacturers Association Ltd
QCF Qualification and Credit Framework
RTG Roof Training Group
SA Scottich Apprenticeship
SAP Specialist Apprenticeship Programme
SEATS Site Environmental Awareness Scheme
SMSTS Site Managers Safety Training Scheme
SPRA Single Ply Roofing Association
SSSTS Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme
SSTP Sector Specific Training Plan
SUP Specialist Upskilling Programme
UKATA UK Asbestos Training Association