Green CSCS Card - Labourer

Why get a Green (Labourer) CSCS card?

Launched in July 2014 this new entry-level card has been specifically designed to cater to those working within the construction industry as a labourer.

Whether you’re still undecided about the trade you wish to study, or require some more construction experience, obtaining this card will demonstrate that you have the health and safety knowledge required to be on site.

Want to renew a Red (Provisional) CSCS Card?

Unfortunately the Provisional card cannot be renewed once it has expired. Unless you have recently completed an NVQ, the easiest card for you to obtain would be this Labourer CSCS Card.

Want to renew a Green (Site Operative) CSCS Card?

The Construction Site Operative CSCS Card stopped being issued in July 2014 so you will not be able to renew it. CSCS has replaced it with this card, the Green (Labourer) CSCS Card which requires one of the courses below.

Do I qualify?

You must have completed one of the following courses:

There are other qualifications that also give you eligibility for this card. Look below to see a list of what we may accept.

You should also have taken and passed the Health & Safety Test.

How long is it valid for?

This card is valid for five years and can be renewed.

What is the next step?

Depending on your area of interest, there are several options available to you. You may wish to follow a specific trade such as bricklaying or carpentry, for which you can take a relevant NVQ.

Alternative accepted qualifications

  • A valid Champion Groundworks Health and Safety Awareness in the Construction Industry
  • A valid GNMA Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Certificate
  • A valid JTJ Introduction to Construction Course Certificate
  • A valid One day Site Safety Plus Health and Safety Awareness Certificate
  • A valid Priestman Associates, Principles of Construction Site Health and Safety Certificate
  • DSA Health and Safety Awareness Course certificate
  • ESP Foundation into Construction Course
  • HABC Level 1 Award in Health and Safety for Construction
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • QCF Level 1 Award Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
  • Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) Elementary Health and Safety Course
  • Rushmoor Borough Council Health and Safety in Construction Environment L1
  • Safety Pass Alliance (SPA) Core Construction Course
  • DSA Health and Safety Awareness Course
  • CIDORI/JTJ Introduction to Construction Course
  • Principles of Construction Site Health
  • ESP Foundation into Construction Certificates
  • REHIS – Elementary Health and Safety Course
  • Rushmoor Borough Council Health and Safety in a Construction Environment L1
  • SPA – Core Construction Course
  • BESA – Site Operative Safety Course

Last updated: Tuesday 18 December 2018 13:00:45

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