Do you need a CSCS Card?

Well you have come to the right place because here at GEM Safety we have the facilities to offer testing in Halifax in West Yorkshire!

In addition to taking your CSCS test, if you need to also attend one of our regulated 1 day Health and Safety Awareness or 1 day Site Safety Plus training courses recognised by CITB, you can do this all on the same day, at the same venue!

Remember every construction site worker now has to have a CSCS card. There any many different types of CSCS card, the one you will receive is dependent upon your qualifications and your job role. See further down the page for more information.

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How to gain a CSCS Card?

Step 1

Complete an NVQ in a chosen trade or sit a 1 day Health and Safety Awareness Course here at GEM Safety

Step 2

Successfully complete the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment Test

Step 3

Call CSCS and apply for your card over the phone

Step 4

Receive your card!

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Do you want help preparing for your CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test?

Why not try our e-learning course which is designed for candidates who are wanting to prepare for the touch screen test. The course reviews the key learning objectives of the Level 1 course and concludes with a 50 question test that has been produced in the style of the touch screen test.

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Card Types

Labourer’s Card

Originally named Operatives Card, this card is for labourers only. To gain this card you have sit the one day Health & Safety in a Construction Environment Level 1 (RQF) Course or a 1 day Site Safety Plus Course and pass the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment Test.

Blue Skilled Worker Card

This card is for any tradesman with an NVQ/SVQ of level 2 or a completed employer sponsored apprenticeship which includes a city and guilds craft certificate. Also requires a successful pass of the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment Test.

Gold Advanced Craft/Supervisory Card

This card is for advanced craft tradesman or supervisors that have achieved a Construction Related NVQ /SVQ level 3 or have completed an approved indentured apprenticeship (e.g.with NJCBI, BATJIC etc.) or completed an employer sponsored apprenticeship which included the achievement of a City and Guilds of London Institute Advanced Craft Certificate. Also requires a successful pass of the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment Test.

Black Managerial Card

This card is available for manager occupations subject to achievement of a Construction related NVQ/SVQ level 4, 5, 6 or 7 in the relevant construction management level qualification. Also requires a successful pass of the CSCS Managers and Professionals Test.

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**Please note,  CSCS don’t issue all cards for all occupations, the list below details the card issuers for each type of occupation/card.**

  • Electricians – ECS
  • Gas Engineer – JIB PHMES  
  • Plumbers – JIB PHMES
  • Scaffolders – CISRS
  • Engineers in Construction  – ACE ECITB
  • Utilities – EUSR
  • Engineering Services  – SKILLcard
  • Demolition – CCDO