CE Marking

Machinery Directive & the UKCA Marking

Despite the UK no longer being part of the EU, during the transition period, manufacturing or supplying machinery to Europe, including the UK, will still require CE marking (UKCA mark).

The UKCA / CE Marking process is a legal requirement that applies to all equipment being manufactured and brought to the market place.


It requires a certification process to allow products to be sold throughout Europe. Machinery must align to the requirements of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC ensuring the machine is safe.

Through the course you will be introduced to what machines fit into the scope of the Machinery Directive, who has responsibilities, what is required to ensure compliance and how to apply the standards. 

Topics covered include;

  • The requirements of the Machinery Directive

  • What the essential health and safety requirements are

  • The UKCA / CE marking process and the administration

  • Modifications to existing machinery

  • Other key legislation that may effect the machinery