• Professional Body status for the Chartered Institute of Housing

    General News, October 15, 2018

    CSCS are pleased to confirm that Chartered Member and Fellow grades at the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) are now eligible for the Professionally Qualified Person (PQP) card.

  • Bricklayer Trailblazer gains CSCS recognition

    General News, October 8, 2018

    CSCS is pleased to announce recognition of the new bricklayer apprenticeship standard Level 2 developed by the FMB-led employer group, in partnership with the wider industry. On completion of the apprenticeship workers will be able to apply for the CSCS blue Skilled Worker card.

  • New white paper highlights the need for more CSCS SmartCards to be checked electronically

    General News, September 25, 2018

    A new white paper by CSCS IT Partner Donseed looks at the statistics behind how CSCS SmartCards are currently being verified on site.

  • Launch of FIS #iBuiltThis2018 campaign

    General News, August 30, 2018

    FIS have announced the launch of their #iBuiltThis2018 campaign.

  • NPORS cards wrongly turned away from site

    General News, August 9, 2018

    CSCS recently received reports that holders of NPORS cards (one of CSCS’s Partner Card Schemes) have had workers turned away from site because their cards were considered not to be approved by CSCS.

  • FIS launches CSCS card upgrade offers for the drylining trade

    General News, August 1, 2018

    FIS have introduced two offers to help fit-out sector drylining operatives upgrade to the Blue Skilled Worker CSCS card, an essential replacement for the expired CRO cards which cannot be renewed.

  • Overseas qualifications under the spotlight

    General News, July 30, 2018

    Over the last few years CSCS has made a number of high profile changes that ensure construction workers hold the correct qualifications for the job they do on site.

  • CSCS announce price rise

    General News, July 9, 2018

    CSCS will be increasing the cost of a card to £36 (this includes VAT) with effect from 1st September 2018. This increase applies to all cards administered directly by CSCS.

  • CSCS to withdraw the Construction Site Visitor card

    General News, June 13, 2018

    All Construction Site Visitor cards issued from 3rd September 2018 will expire on 31st August 2020 and CSCS will stop issuing the card from 28th February 2020.

  • New CSCS SmartCard integration announced by Donseed

    General News, May 18, 2018

    As part of the launch of its new Biometric Identity Workplace Management system, Donseed Workplace®, Donseed has announced a new integration with the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card.