Looking to call
our phone number?

Sales: 0800 012 4125

We can call you back

Support: 0845 557 7427

Existing Client Login

Why don't we show our phone number?

Our aim is to give you the lowest possible prices for your booking. We don't have expensive call centres so we can pass on these savings to you.

Book online quickly and easily

Our online booking system is quick, simple and easy to understand.

CSCS Test & Card Booking

Group Booking (3 or more people)

Apply for a Construction NVQ

How can we contact you?

You can contact us by sending an email to support@constructionsupport.co.uk, or you can contact us. Existing clients can call 0845 557 7427 for customer support enquiries.

We will call you back

x Close
Your Name:
Phone Number:
Department: Call Me Back >>
Thank you, a member of the support staff will be calling you shortly.


x Close

This site uses cookies. We have already set cookies which are essential for the operation of this site.

Cookies are small files that get saved to your computer from our website.They help us identify your browser's previous activity and preferences on our website without identifying you personally.

This allows us to improve your user experience while maintaining your own privacy.

Health & Safety Test Every person wishing to work on a construction site in the UK needs to pass a health and safety test. Passing is also necessary to apply for a skill card such as a CSCS card.
Book Health & Safety Test…
CSCS, JIB Cards Required by most construction sites, skill cards show your qualifications skills, and health & safety test pass.
Apply or Renew Your Card…
Construction NVQ Get your NVQ while at work with our on-site NVQ assessment. A qualified assessor will come to your workplace to assess you.
Book NVQ Assessment…
Free Mock CSCS Test We are offering a completely free mock CSCS Test at our South East London offices. Test you health and safety knowledge in exam conditions for free!
Book your Mock CSCS Test…

Why Am I Less Likely to Get a Job Without an ECS Card?

ElectricianThe ECS Card is a CSCS Card affiliate for all electrotechnical professions. As a CSCS Card affiliate the ECS Card is used as evidence of your skill and competence in your chosen electrical trade. It’s colour coded with a stripe that shows the Electrical NVQ Level you have achieved. It’s also endorsed by CSCS to show that you have passed the ECS Health, Safety & Environment Test – the CSCS Test equivalent for electrotechnical employees.

The Electrical NVQ is used as an industry wide mark of your current skills, knowledge and ability to perform your trade in every situation.

As such, the ECS Card assures your prospective employer of a predictable and sustainable standard of work.

Health and Safety and the ECS Card

The electrotechnical services have a high standard of Health and Safety for obvious reasons. Electricity and building sites are both potentially dangerous. Mix the two together and you have a cocktail that can be excessively hazardous in unskilled hands. The ECS Card, as a CSCS Card affiliate, proves that you have a recent pass in the CSCS Test equivalent for the electrotechnical services, the ECS Test. From the point of view of an employer that means two bases are covered.

Your employer can tell, from your possession of the ECS Card, that you have a pass mark in the right CSCS Test; and he or she can also comply with due diligence expectations in current Health and Safety Law. Your ECS Card is proof that you’ve got the Health and Safety knowledge you need, which is of course imperative for employers for whom Health and Safety is a primary concern; and it’s also proof that your employer has done everything reasonable to assure the standards of Health and Safety onsite.

Career Advancement and the ECS Card

Just as the ECS Card makes it more likely for you to be employed, so it gives you the opportunity to follow a recognised path to better work. The ECS Card is colour coded just like its CSCS Card equivalent, with coloured stripes denoting the Electrical NVQ you have achieved. As you achieve the Higher Levels of Electrical NVQ (Levels 3, 4 and 5), the whole ECS Card becomes coloured instead of just the stripe.

The achievement of an Electrical NVQ Level 4 can get you a job as a Technician (the electrotechnical services’ equivalent of what CSCS describes as a Supervisor). Holding an Electrical NVQ Level 5 makes you eligible, with the right job, for a Platinum ECS Card for Managers.

The Relationship Between Your Job and Your ECS Card

Gold ECS CardWhen you get into the higher echelons of electrotechnical employment, your job dictates your ECS Card – rather than the ECS Card you have achieved making it possible for you to apply for more rewarding kinds of jobs.

Beyond the Gold ECS Card for Skilled Workers (equivalent to the Gold CSCS Card for Highly Skilled Workers), your position will require that you pass an Electrical NVQ and get your ECS Card as required: so when you are promoted to the position of Technician, part of your promotion will involve getting the Electrical NVQ Level 4 and applying for a Gold Technician’s ECS Card.



Please fill in the information below and one of our advisors will call you shortly.