If you have completed an employer-sponsored apprenticeship or hold the relevant qualifications (outlined below) then having this card will help you prove that you meet the legal requirements necessary to practise your trade.
It will demonstrate to a prospective employer that you have the health and safety knowledge, plus are fully trained to competently perform the duties on site.
All applicants must have taken and passed the Health & Safety Test.
You must also have one of the following:
We also accept a City & Guilds Craft certificate but only when you provide one of the following:
If a company is not trading any more and the letter can’t be obtained, you need to write to us with details about your apprenticeship (dates, occupation, company name which you completed the apprenticeship with).
To apply using a certificate from NARIC you will need to send the following documents:
Please note, we cannot guarantee you will receive the card via this route.
For more information relating to NARIC, click here.
The Blue CSCS card is valid for five years and can be renewed.
Once you have acquired a Blue Skilled Worker CSCS Card, you can work towards attaining the Gold CSCS Card when you’ve completed the relevant NVQ.
Last updated: Tuesday 18 December 2018 13:00:45
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