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Card Finder: Find the right card for you

Whatever your job or level of experience, find the CSCS Card for you.

Applying for a CSCS Labourer card

The CSCS Labourer card is for those in unskilled occupations only. Find out more.

Industry Accreditation withdrawal

IA cards issued from 1st Jan 2020 will expire on 31st Dec 2024 and cannot be renewed. Use our support and guidance pages to plan your route off IA.

How to apply for a CSCS card online - step-by-step video guide

Our instructional video takes you through the process of applying online.

Types of card

Types of card

CSCS issue a number of cards, which reflect the different occupations and qualifications within construction. If you do not work in a construction related occupation, you don't need a CSCS card.

Check a card

Check a card

Electronic card checks are the most secure way to check if a card is valid. Find out more about the various ways to check a card electronically, including the CSCS Smart Check app.


British Safety Council certificates not accepted for Labourer cards

CSCS do not accept Level 1 Awards in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment issued by the BSC dated before February 2017.

CSCS supports HSE campaign to highlight the risk of asbestos to those working in trades

The Health and Safety Executive has launched a new campaign, titled Asbestos and You, to raise awareness of asbestos among tradespeople.