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What are the different types of CSCS cards? 

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There are many CSCS cards available to you for the qualifications you hold related to the construction industry. The basic card is the construction site operatives card, this is the general labourers card, also suitable for applicants who do not hold the required qualifications for a higher level card. This card is valid for 5 years and is renewable.

The second card is the Site Visitors card. This card also does not require any qualification but is only recommended to those who visit the site but do not engage in any type of labour. This card is valid for 5 years and is renewable.

The third card is the Trainee card which is available for both operatives and also supervisor and managerial levels. The applicant must be enrolled in a NVQ level 2 or 3 or a higher educational institution for a degree or diploma to apply for these (please see the question ' There are 2 CSCS Trainee Cards please explain to me the difference between these cards.' for more information) This card is valid for 3 years and can be renewed for an extra 3 if needed.

The fourth card you can hold is the Experienced worker card. This card is issued to applicants who are in the midst of achieving their NVQ qualification and will later be replaced by a skilled five year card. This card is valid for 1 year and is non-renewable.

The next card is the Blue Skilled card which is available to applicants who hold an NVQ/SVQ level 2 or have completed and employer sponsored apprenticeship. This card is valid for 5 years and is renewable.

The Gold Card for Skilled worked is for applications who have an NVQ level 3 or have completed an approved indentured apprenticeship. This card is valid for 5 years. The Gold Supervisors card is available to those who have an NVQ or SVQ level 3 in the relevant occupation and is valid for 5 years and is renewable. The Graduate card is issued to clients who have completed higher education at a college or university. The card is valid for 3 years and is renewable.

The Black Managerial card is available to applicants who have NVQ leve 4 or 5 in a relevant occupation. This card is valid for 5 years and is renewable. The professionally qualified persons card is for those who are members of CSCS approved professional bodies. This card is valid for 5 years.



To apply for the CSCS Card you need please call 07398 568290 or visit https://apply.healthsafetytest.co.uk/cscs-test.php
and apply online.

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