Confused about which CSCS card you need?
The most common card is the green general operative card but depending on your trade or position, you may need to take a specialist or managers test. If you know which card you need then book now or select your card from below.
Labourer & General Operative
Are you a labourer, bricklayer, carpenter, electrician or general construction site operative? For most construction occupations you will need to apply for a green CSCS card and pass the operatives CITB health and safety test. You must have passed the CITB health safety and environment test within the last 2 years to apply for or renew a CSCS card. If you have not, you can request a test by clicking on the book now button below. This card replaces the Construction Site Operative card (CSO) that has now been withdrawn.
What test do I need? To apply for the green card you will need to pass the "operatives" CITB Health, Safety and environment test.
Valid for: this card is valid for 5 years
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If you have completed an employer sponsored apprenticeship or achieved a construction related NVQ or SVQ level 2, then you can apply for a Blue CSCS card.
What test do I need? You will need to pass the CITB health and safety test relevant to your job role. In most cases, this will be the operatives test but if you are in a specialist role you may require a test matching your occupation (such as working at heights or highway works).
Valid for: This card is valid for 5 years
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Apprentice, trainee, experienced worker or experienced supervisor or manager.
Red cards are temporary cards issued to apprentices, experienced workers and experienced supervisors or managers while training towards a recognised apprenticeship framework or construction related NVQ or SVQ. You will still need to pass the CITB health safety and environment test within the last 2 years to apply for a card. If you have not done so, click on the book now button below.
What Test do I need? All applicants must pass the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test. Construction Professionals in a Supervisory role should take the Supervisors test. Managers should take the Manager and Professionals Test.
valid for: This card is valid for 3 years only and cannot be renewed.
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