To apply for a CSCS card you need to prove you have the competence to carry out your job and pass the CITB Health Safety and Environment test. The type of work you do, how experienced you are and your qualifications or membership of professional bodies will determine which type of CSCS card you should apply for.
There are different types of test and the type of card you are applying for will determine which test is the right one for you. There is more information about the types of cards here. You can book a test on the phone or online, there is more information about the test here.
If the card is for you, once you have passed the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test please call the CSCS Helpline on 0344 9944 777 and choose option 1. Our team will advise you about what sort of card you should apply for and any training you need to undertake. Before you call please ensure you have a credit or debit card to pay for the card and your current or previous employer’s details including contact name, full address and telephone number. You will receive your card within 10 working days.
If you know which card you need to apply for you can download an application form, complete it and return it with the required documentation and payment. Once all the required information has been received, you should receive your card within 20 working days.
If you are an employer you can complete the CSCS Employer Application Form and e-mail it to us. Please check the information on all sections of this form to ensure that the cards you are applying for are available using this form. We will aim to contact the person named on the form within 10 working days to collect payment and resolve any queries.
THERE ARE COMPANIES WHICH WILL OFFER TO PROVIDE CARD APPLICATION AND TEST BOOKING SERVICES. BEFORE USING THEM CHECK WHAT THEY WILL CHARGE AND WHETHER YOU ARE HAPPY WITH THIS COST.
If you have any questions please contact us.