News

  • CSCS suspends recognition of e-learning IOSH Working Safely certificate

    General News, May 5, 2017

    CSCS has announced the suspension of the IOSH Working Safely certificate via e-learning assessment as an approved route to obtaining the green Labourer card.

  • SSPC Trainthepainter signs agreement to display CSCS logo

    General News, April 28, 2017

    We are pleased to announce that SSPC Trainthepainter have become a partner card scheme.

  • CSCS announces new apprenticeship funding agreement with CCATF

    General News, April 28, 2017

    The Cross-industry Construction Apprenticeship Taskforce (CCATF) has reached agreement with the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) for a funding package in support of the CCATF’ ‘Pathway to Construction’ Scheme.

  • CITB research into the experiences of non-UK construction workers

    General News, April 21, 2017

    CITB has commissioned IFF Research and the Institute of Employment Research (IER) to undertake an important piece of research into the experiences of non-UK workers in the construction sector across Great Britain. This research will help inform industry by identifying current and potential skills needs.

  • Smart thinking by JIB PMES

    General News, April 20, 2017

    The Joint Industry Board for Plumbing Mechanical Engineering Services in England and Wales (JIB-PMES) are pleased to announce the introduction of smart technology.

  • The CSCS email address is changing

    General News, April 5, 2017

    From 11th April 2017, all CSCS email addresses ending in gb.com will be withdrawn and replaced with co.uk. This means emails sent to gb.com will not be delivered.

  • Locksmith and Safe Engineer occupations withdrawn from CSCS

    General News, March 29, 2017

    The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA), with support from the Standard Setting Body – Skills for Security, have formally requested that “Locksmith” and “Safe Engineer” occupations be withdrawn from the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS).

  • CITB research into the experiences of non-UK construction workers

    General News, March 28, 2017

    CITB has commissioned IFF Research and the Institute of Employment Research (IER) to undertake an important piece of research into the experiences of non-UK workers in the construction sector across Great Britain.

  • Industry Accreditation

    General News, February 2, 2017

    Industry Accreditation (IA), also known as Grandfather Rights, allowed workers to obtain CSCS cards on the strength of an employers’ recommendation rather than the achievement of a recognised qualification.

  • Professional Body status for the BIFM

    General News, February 1, 2017

    CSCS are pleased to confirm that the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) members are now eligible for a CSCS Professionally Qualified Person (PQP) card.