CSCS Card Types

CSCS Card Types 2019-01-07T09:14:45+00:00

CSCS Card Types

CSCS Labourer Card
Apprentice
Experienced Technical, Supervisor or Manager
Experienced Worker
Trainee Card
Skilled Worker
Advanced Craft
Supervisory
Manager
Academically Qualified Person
Construction Site Visitor
Professionally Qualified Person
Provisional
Trainee (Craft & Operative)
Trainee (Technical, Supervisory & Management)
Construction Site Operative (CSO)
Construction Related Operative (CRO)
You will need to have passed the CITB Health, safety and environment test within the last 2 years.

You can apply for this card if you have completed the QCF Level 1/SCQF Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment. This is a lifetime qualification that only needs to be completed once and will be accepted in 5 years’ time when renewing your Labourer card.

To find out how to take this qualification contact your local college of further education, training centre or Job-centre Plus. You can see a full list of awarding bodies offering this qualification here. They will advise you about training and assessment availability, pricing and whether funding is available.

ALTERNATIVE QUALIFICATIONS:

CSCS also accepts alternative courses to the Level 1 Award as per below:

Health and Safety Awareness

This Site Safety Plus course is a popular route for anyone looking to take their first step towards obtaining a CSCS Labourers (Green) Card.

This one day course can be for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry. The course gives delegates an awareness of health and safety and how it affects their daily role.

OVERVIEW:

This course is the first step towards a CSCS Labourers Card (Green Card) and to the progressive CITB Site Safety Plus suite of courses that range from training for operatives into the industry up to senior manager / director.

COURSE STRUCTURE:

  • Their individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others
  • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
  • How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
  • Legal requirements and liabilities
  • Working at height
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire prevention
  • Work equipment
  • Occupational Health

COURSE INFORMATION:

Duration: One day

Locations: Nationwide

QUALIFICATIONS/CERTIFICATION:

CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate

**Please Note Costs Below:

HS&E Touch Screen Tests – £50.00+vat PP

1 Day Health and Safety Awareness Course – £155.00+vat PP

CSCS Green Card – £35.00+vat PP

– Complete all three in one day, by booking onto one of our scheduled courses for a total cost of £225.00+vat PP (Inclusive of all of the above and free on-site parking)

You can also apply for this card over the phone by calling 01295 770 789 you will need to email evidence of your professional membership to info@appleconstructiontraining.co.uk prior to calling.

This card is available for manager occupations subject to either:

  • Achievement of a Construction related NVQ/SVQ levels 5, 6 or 7 in the relevant construction management level qualification
  • Holding a pre-existing NVQ level 4 in construction management.

This card is valid for five years.

All applicants must pass the CITB Managers and Professionals Health, Safety and Environment Test.

To search for your occupation and the level of qualification required use of Card Finder here

This card is available to competence assessed members of CSCS approved Professional Bodies.

This card is valid for five years.

All applicants must pass the CITB Managers and Professionals Health, Safety and Environment Test.

Applicants will need to supply proof that they are members of a professional body in the form of:

  • A membership certificate or card
  • An up-to-date letter or email from the professional body

For renewals, applicants must supply a letter or email from the professional body confirming that they are still a member of the organisation.

You can apply for this card if you have either:

Achieved a construction related NVQ or SVQ level 2

or

Completed an employer sponsored apprenticeship which included the achievement of a City and Guilds of London Institute Craft Certificate.

If you do not have these qualifications, but you are experienced in your job and have registered for a qualification applicable to your occupation, you may apply for an Experienced Worker Card.

All applicants must pass the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test

This card is valid for five years.

You can also apply for this card over the phone by calling 01295 770 789 you will need to email evidence of your professional membership to info@appleconstructiontraining.co.uk prior to calling.

This card is available for supervisor occupations subject to the achievement of a Construction Related Supervisory NVQ or SVQ level 3 or 4

This card is valid for five years.

All applicants must pass the Supervisors CITB Health, Safety & Environment Test.

You can also apply for this card over the phone by calling  01295 770 789 you will need to email evidence of your professional membership to info@appleconstructiontraining.co.uk prior to calling.

This card is available if you are a trainee and are registered for a qualification that leads to a skilled CSCS card (in the majority of cases a NVQ/SVQ). Please note: SSSTS, SMSTS and NEBOSH General will not be accepted as routes to a Trainee card.

The card is valid for five years and can not be renewed.

*Prior to applying for the Trainee card applicants must have completed the appropriate CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test.

On completion of your qualification, you are expected to move onto the appropriate skilled CSCS card for your occupation. The CSCS cardfinder will tell you which card to apply for.

*Important note: Applicants must be able to provide proof of registration onto their qualification. As a minimum, you are required to provide evidence from your training provider’s awarding body that includes:

  • Applicants Name
  • Full qualification title and level of the course you are registered to
  • Date of registration (must be in the last 2 years)

You can also apply for this card over the phone by calling 01295 770 789 you will need to email evidence of your professional membership to info@appleconstructiontraining.co.uk prior to calling.

This card is available to people who have completed certain construction related degrees, HNDs, HNCs, CIOB Certificates and NEBOSH diplomas. There is a list of the qualifications accepted here

To apply for the card, applicants will need to supply a copy of their qualification and where possible evidence of the units achieved within the qualification.

All applicants must pass the CITB Managers and Professionals Health, Safety and Environment Test

This card is valid for five years.

This card is available if you have either:

  • Achieved a Construction Related NVQ or SVQ level 3
  • Completed an approved indentured apprenticeship (e.g.with NJCBI, BATJIC etc.)
  • Completed an employer sponsored apprenticeship which included the achievement of a City and Guilds of London Institute Advanced Craft Certificate.

This card is valid for five years.

All applicants must pass the CITB Health, Safety & Environment Test.  For Advanced Craft occupations you should take the Operative or the Specialist test depending what your occupation is.  Before you book your test check out the requirements for your occupation using cardfinder.

You can also apply for this card over the phone by calling 01295 770 789 you will need to email evidence of your professional membership to info@appleconstructiontraining.co.uk prior to calling.

This card is available to people who have commenced on a recognised apprenticeship framework. This card is valid for four years and six months, and cannot be renewed.

You can confirm that you are registered for an apprenticeship using one of the following:

  • A letter from the Managing Agency of your apprenticeship, confirming that you are registered with them and which qualifications (with full titles and pathways) you are registered for
  • A letter from your apprenticeship training provider confirming that you are registered with them and which qualifications (with full titles and pathways) you are registered for
  • Your Apprenticeship Agreement, provided that it shows the occupation and qualification (including pathways) you are registered for.

When applying for this card, you may be exempt from the CITB Health, Safety & Environment test if you have:

  • A letter or email from the Managing Agency of your apprenticeship (which must be clearly identified that they are a Managing Agency) confirming that you have met the Managing Agency’s Health and Safety requirements
  • A certificate for a one day Health and Safety Awareness course
  • A Health and Safety unit included in your induction or initial qualification.

If you have none of the above, then you will need to take the CITB Health, Safety & Environment test before applying for the Apprentice card.

You can also apply for this card over the phone by calling 01295 770 789 you will need to email evidence of your professional membership to info@appleconstructiontraining.co.uk prior to calling.

This card is available to people who frequently visit a construction site, but have no construction specific skill.

This card is valid for five years.

All applicants must pass the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test.

The issue of this card does not relieve the site managers from their legal obligation to ensure the health, safety and welfare of people entering their sites.

Experienced Technical, Supervisor or Manager

This card is available to Supervisors and Managers with on the job experience (normally at least one year in the last three) who have not achieved a construction related NVQ or SVQ level 3, 4 or 5 (or construction related QCF NVQ Level 6 or 7) and are not a member of an approved Professional Body.

The card is valid for three years and cannot be renewed.  It is issued on a temporary basis, while a Construction related NVQ or SVQ is being achieved. It is expected to be replaced by a skilled five year card on achievement of a Construction related NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or higher.

You can also apply for this card over the phone by calling  01295 770 789 you will need to email evidence of your professional membership to info@appleconstructiontraining.co.uk prior to calling.

This card is available to workers with on the job experience (normally at least one year in the last three).

The card is valid for one year and cannot be renewed.  It is issued on a temporary basis, while a Construction Related QCF qualification is being achieved. It is expected to be replaced by a skilled five year card on achievement of a Construction Related NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or higher.

An Experienced Worker Card cannot be replaced by a Provisional card.

*All applicants must have passed the relevant CITB Health, Safety & Environment Test within the past two years and be registered for the relevant Construction Related NVQ or SVQ.

To find out the level of Health, Safety and Environment test you should take please check your occupation here

*Important note: Applicants must be able to provide proof of registration onto their qualification. As a minimum, you are required to provide evidence from your training provider’s awarding organisation that includes:

  • Applicants Name
  • Full qualification title and level of the course you are registered to
  • Date of registration (must be in the last 2 years)

You can also apply for this card over the phone by calling  01295 770 789 you will need to email evidence of your professional membership to info@appleconstructiontraining.co.uk prior to calling.