How do I obtain a CSCS card?

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card is the industry’s largest scheme, covering 220 occupations including trades, technical, supervisory and management.

CSCS cards list the holder’s qualifications and are valid for either three or five years. It also shows they have health and safety awareness as all cardholders have to pass the appropriate Construction Industry Training Board – Construction Skills (CITB – CS) Health and Safety Test.

The quickest and easiest way to apply for a CSCS card is to call: [b]0844 576 8777.[/b]

The operator will:

	ask for your occupation, name, date of birth, home address and National Insurance number

	talk to you about your current job, your past experience, whether you have any qualifications and if you belong to a professional body

	agree with you which CSCS card you should apply for and which health and safety test you need to book

	tell you whether you need any additional qualifications or training to apply for a CSCS card

	confirm whether you need to send any paperwork with your completed and signed application form

	ask for details of your credit or debit card to pay the £30 fee for your CSCS card

	send you an application form to complete and return