What is it? The professional construction card (TPC), is a certification for workers in the construction Sector. ROCE pursues this goal as well. This card certifies that worker holder she is trained to develop their professional work within marked by the General Convention of the construction. The only entity capable of granting such certification is the Fundacion Laboral de la construccion (FLC) and is valid for 5 years (renewable). All those workers who belong to the construction agreement, must be in possession of this card, including administrative staff, managers, executives, middle managers. To enlist in Social Security to any worker in this sector is necessary to present a copy of this card. It shall enter into force as of January 1, 2012, and its use, will be compulsory to today is simply demanded by the companies of the sector. How can I get the TPC? To obtain the card construction professional, there are two types of requirements that the worker must demonstrate academic requirements and job requirements. The worker, for obtaining the card must demonstrate academic requirements through supporting certificates, issued by an approved entity for granting them, as it is the case of normative training services (approval No.: 0312080412.) The training must be accredited is one of the following: primary classroom.
On-site training from 8-hour offices. On-site training from 10 to 20 contact hours, which dispatched a common module and a part specifies for each trade. Basic course of 60 hours. 20 hours must be face-to-face and the 40 remaining at a distance in terms of work requirements, the applicant must demonstrate that it is discharged in Social security or temporary disability in the construction Sector and in the case of unemployed, having been commissioned in Social Security at least 30 days in a period of 12 months. Validations to the time of obtaining of the TPC, applicants with training in prevention of occupational risks, top level, intermediate and basic may validate their qualification to obtain the card. -Level training of upper – level intermediate – health and safety coordinator training – training basic level training (50 retrieved hours before the end of 2008 and 60 retrieved hours before the end of 2009) all of them may validate his training for the obtaining of the TPC, although for trades, they will have to study the specific of each part equally.