Media

  • 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 not considered 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.

  • CITB announce Health, safety and environment test price rise

    General News, May 17, 2018

    CITB’s Health, safety and environment test currently costs £19.50. However, CITB have announced that from Monday 18th June 2018 the price will increase to £21

  • British Safety Council suspends The Digital College’s delivery of Labourer qualification

    General News, May 3, 2018

    The British Safety Council (BSC) has confirmed the suspension of the Digital College’s delivery of the RQF Level 1 Award Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.

  • CSCS welcomes new Chairman

    General News, April 20, 2018

    The Construction Skills Certification Scheme is pleased to announce the appointment of Carolyn Uphill as Chairman of the Board with effect from 1st May 2018.

  • Labourers wrongly turned away from site due to CSCS logo confusion

    General News, March 27, 2018

    CSCS recently received reports that holders of the GQA CSCS Q-card (one of CSCS’s Partner Card Schemes) have had Labourers turned away from site because their cards and their occupations were not considered to be approved by CSCS.