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Which CSCS Card I need to Apply for?

by Tim Smith Construction Consutlant
If you want to apply for CSCS Card. Please see all the below-listed CSCS card that provides you with information on the many types of CSCS cards available, as well as who they are intended for and how to obtain them.

Green CSCS Labourer card

The Green Labourer Card is the most basic CSCS card required to work on a construction site. You must complete the Level 1 CSCS Course to acquire the card. You can also complete the CITB Health, Safety, and Environment Test and the CITB Health and Safety Awareness within two years. The Green Labourer CSCS card is valid for 5 years and must be renewed when it expires. You can apply for the CITB test online on Construction Duty.

Apprentice Card

This card applies to you if you enroll in a recognized apprenticeship. After 4 years and 6 months, you will be unable to renew the card. To apply for the card, you must provide documentation of your apprenticeship as well as pass the CITB Health, Safety, and Environment Test. If you have already completed the CITB Health and Safety Awareness course, you may be excused from taking the test. To earn this card, you must meet the following requirements:

l  Must not have an NVQ Level 3, 4, or 5 qualifications.

l  Must not have an NVQ Level 6 or 7 qualification.

l  Work experience as a Supervisor or Manager

l  Not a member of a Professional Organization

l  I've enrolled in a Construction NVQ.

The card expires after three years and is no longer renewed. You will only have the card for a short time while you finish your NVQ. You should take the appropriate test based on your level of the profession. You can also book CSCS Course online before taking the CITB test to get the card at Construction Duty.

Experienced Worker Card

You must be enrolled in a Construction NVQ Level 2 or above and have job experience to obtain this card. The card will expire after one year and cannot be renewed. Depending on your professional level, you must additionally pass the applicable CITB Health, Safety, and Environment Test.

Trainee Card

The Trainee Card is for you if you are a trainee and are enrolled in a course that will lead to a skilled CSCS card (most frequently an NVQ). The following qualifications will not be accepted by CSCS:

l  SSSTS

l  SMSTS

l  General Certificate from NEBOSH

You must also pass the CITB Health, Safety, and Environment Test. You will not be able to renew your card after 5 years.For passing the CITB test with a good score, book your CSCS course online at Construction Duty.

Skilled Worker Blue CSCS Card

You must have completed an NVQ Level 2 in your field and passed the CITB Health, Safety, and Environment Test to apply for the Blue Skilled Worker Card. The Skilled Worker card is valid for 5 years.

Advanced Craft CSCS Card

You must have a Level 3 NVQ or above in your employment function to earn the Advanced Craft CSCS card. You must also have passed the CITB Health, Safety, and Environment Test for your professional level. In most situations, Advanced Card candidates would take the Operative or Specialist test.

Black Manager CSCS Card

This is the CSCS card to have if you work in the construction sector as a manager. You will receive the card by passing a Level 5, 6, or 7 Construction Management NVQ. The card is also valid if you already have a Level 4 Construction Management NVQ. To obtain this card, you must also pass the CITB Managers and Professionals Health, Safety, and Environment Test. After 5 years, you must renew your Manager card.

Provisional card

If you have never held a CSCS card previously, you are only eligible to apply for a provisional card. Candidates for this card are often working during a probationary term in their occupation or gaining on-site work experience. To obtain the card, you must pass the CITB Health, Safety, and Environment test. After the card's 6-month expiration date, it cannot be renewed. If you have this card, you must also be enrolled in a relevant construction qualification and have applied for the appropriate CSCS card.

In summary, to get the CSCS card. First, you need to apply for the CITB test and to get a good score in the test. You can easily book a CSCS course online. After this complete procedure, you have to apply for the CSCS card to get it.


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