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MP Skills


MP Skills is renowned as the UK’s leading training and assessment provider for the Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC) Awarding Organisation.

We specialise in training, safety, and qualifications within the quarry/ extractives industry.

With over 30 years of expertise, our dynamic approach is derived from our unique relationship with the quarrying, mineral products and mining sector – making our course experts, assessors and training professionals the recognised leaders in their field. 


Offering an extensive portfolio of training and assessment services across the UK.


MP Skills is proud to promote a range of tailored skill solutions through our close association with the extractives industry. These include:

  • Industry recognised Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) courses
  • A range of vocational qualifications (VQ's)
  • MPQC Plant Operator training and assessment
  • A range of Driver CPC training through our certification as a JAUPT Approved Centre
  • Mineral Sector Safety Passport with specific industry content
  • Apprenticeships, Modern Apprenticeships and higher apprenticeships for the extractives industry

We also provide expert consultancy services to help advise companies or specific sites on developing their ideal route towards competency. Please feel free to contact our team with any questions you have regarding MP Skills and our range of tailored skills solutions.

Who is the Mineral Products Qualification Council (MPQC)?

The Mineral Products Qualification Council (MPQC) is a not for profit organisation offering a wide range of qualifications specifically designed for the quarrying, mineral products, mining and related manufacturing sector.

Providing training that truly works

We are truly customer focused and committed to providing a high quality service that works for our members and stakeholders.