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CSCS Labourer (Green) Card

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Labourer’s Card provides validation that the individual holding it has completed the required training to enable them to undertake work as a labourer on a construction site within the United Kingdom.

The card demonstrates that the holder has undertaken appropriate training and assists employers in demonstrating compliance with health and safety regulations.

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CSCS Labourer Card

Why Do I need a CSCS Labourer Card?

If you want to work in construction, you are going to need a CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card providing assurance that you have aquired the necessary level of knowledge to operate safely on a construction site.  Whilst it is not a legal requirement to hold a CSCS card many construction site employers require their employees and sub contractors to hold valid CSCS Cards.  It demonstrates that individuals have undertaken appropriate training and assists in demonstrating compliance with health and safety regulations.

How Do I Get My CSCS Card?

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The Three Stages

There are three stages that need to be provided for in obtaining your CSCS Card:

  1. Obtain a Health and Safety qualification related to a construction site environment i.e. Complete the CITB Health and Safety Awareness (HSA) course
  2. Pass the Health Safety And Environment Online Test
  3. Apply for the card and pay the required fee

CITB Health & Safety Awareness Course (Stage 1)

Undertaking the CITB: Health & Safety Awareness Course (HSA) is the first step in obtaining the CSCS Labourer (Green) Card.

The course provides an introduction to operating safely on a construction site and covers the following subject areas:

  • Health and Safety legislation
  • The prevention of accidents
  • Risk assessments and method statements (RAMS)
  • Operating in a safe manner and seeking support/advice
  • Your role (in regard to safety) on a construction site
  • Recognising and reporting unsafe acts

Course Duration

The course duration is one day.

Assessment

On completion of the course your knowledge is assessed by a multiple choice exam

Certification

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the a CITB: HSA Certificate valid for a period of 5 years. You will need to retain this certificate in order to apply for your CSCS Labourer (Green) Card.

Further Details

Further details regarding this course can be found on the CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course page or can be booked directly here.

The CITB: Health, Safety and Environment Test (Stage 2)

The second stage in obtaining your CSCS Labourer (Green) Card application is to book and pass the CITB: Health, Safety & Environment test.

This test can be undertaken at approved test centres and can be booked via the CITB Website or you can call the booking line on 0344 994 4488.

The test consists of 50 multiple choice questions and it costs £21.

You must pass this test prior to applying for the card and must have done so within the last two years.

Applying for the CSCS (Green) Labourer Card (Stage 3)

On successful completion of stages 1 and 2 you will then be in a position to apply for your CSCS Labourer (Green) Card. This can be done over the phone on 0344 99 44 777 – but please ensure you email evidence of your qualifications (stage 1 and 2) to cscs@citb.co.uk prior to calling.

Alternatively you download the application form here and apply by post.

Cost

The CSCS Labourer Card costs £36 (covering CSCS application and postage costs).

Don’t Get Caught Out:

“CSCS Chief Executive Graham Wren is urging people applying for CSCS cards and booking CITB’s Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) tests through third party companies to be on their guard against misleading charging policies. The standard fee for a CSCS card is £36 and the Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test costs £21.”

Course Locations

Goldcross have a number of Training Centre’s throughout Central & South East England where delegates can complete the CITB Health and Safety (HSA), Site Safety Plus Scheme, training course:

Career Opportunities following on from the HSA course

HSA qualification can open doors to new opportunities and its successful completion fulfils the Site Safety Plus one day Training requirement for issue of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Green Labourers Card.

Dependent on their role or requirements delegates may choose to progress to either the SSSTS or SMSTS course in the future.

Contact Us Today

If you have any further questions or would like to speak to one of our Goldcross Training advisors regarding your Health and Safety Awareness Course requirements please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we’ll call you back or email us via training@goldcross-training.com.

You can also book any of our CITB Site Safety Plus Scheme Training courses at any location here.

Why Book with Goldcross Training?

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Goldcross promises to put students & delegates first. We give vocational health & safety training of the highest standard, but at a cost everyone can afford. We were the first UK HSE trainer to offer weekend courses, due to delegate demand.

We are the largest provider of SSSTS, SMSTS & HAS courses in SE England. All of our instructors have practical and operational experience in your course of study. All prices are fully inclusive of materials and exams where applicable. All of our venues are dedicated and custom fitted for the purpose of training only.

Call Goldcross today for your CSCS Training Needs

Tel: 0203 633 5505