News

  • No CSCS cards for NVQ Assessors

    General News, October 27, 2016

    CSCS is advising NVQ Assessors and Verifiers that they do not require CSCS cards

  • Employer Application turnaround time increases

    General News, October 18, 2016

    Processing times for Employer Application times has temporarily increased

  • The CCDO Scheme goes Smart

    General News, September 12, 2016

    From the 1st September 2016 all NDTG completed training courses will result in one of the new style CCDO Smart Cards cards being issued.

  • Clarification for Cleaners

    General News, September 7, 2016

    CSCS cards are intended for construction related occupations only. Industry recognises that due to the diverse nature of construction projects, there are occasions when a person may need to access a construction site to perform a non-construction activity and that these individuals would not be expected to carry a CSCS card.

  • Trainee Card Changes

    General News, August 1, 2016

    Trainee cards have changed. Find out how this will affect you

  • Sites Go Smart with SmartCards in Construction Manager

    General News, July 5, 2016

    Construction Manager, the official magazine of the CIOB, is helping CSCS to push for more sites to adopt SmartCard technology. Despite the numerous benefits of the CSCS Smartech contained in every CSCS card, recent surveys show that few sites are taking advantage of this free feature.

  • Trainee card changes - are you ready?

    General News, June 30, 2016

    Feedback from industry has told CSCS the acceptance of qualifications not based on a National Occupational Standard is causing confusion amongst card holders and their employers.

  • Employers urged to check CSCS cards the Smart way

    General News, April 18, 2016

    Following extensive reports in the media earlier this year highlighting the dangers of construction card fraud, CSCS is urging employers to carry out electronic card checks before allowing workers on site.

  • Profiled Route is now closed

    General News, April 1, 2016

    Profiled route has closed.

  • CSCS cards provide smart way to reduce vibration damage

    General News, March 31, 2016

    Following a report from the HSE* saying that construction has higher rates of vibration white finger and carpal tunnel syndrome than any other sector, employers across the industry are looking at ways to tackle the ill effects of working with vibrating equipment on construction sites.