Alternatives to the Level 1 Award
CSCS accepts a number of alternative courses for Labourer card applications. Please note that CSCS are no longer accepting any new alternative courses. click here for further information.
Alternative qualifications which expire can only be used once, so you will need to retake these qualifications in the future when you renew your Labourer card.
|Awarding Organisation||Course Name||Lifetime of Course||Delivery|
|CIDORI||CIDORI Introduction to Construction Course||Lifetime course||No longer offered but previously awarded certificates can still be accepted|
|CITB||Health and Safety Awareness Course||5 Years||Classroom or Online|
|Drilling and Sawing Association||DSA 1 Day Health and Safety Awareness Course||5 Years||Classroom|
|IOSH||Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Workers (classroom assessed)||3 Years||Classroom|
|NOCN||Health and Safety Awareness in Construction||5 Years||Classroom|
|NPORS||NPORS Site Safety Awareness Course||5 years||Classroom|
|SPA – Safety Pass Alliance||SPA – Core Construction Course||5 Years||Classroom|
|Priestman Associates||Principles of Construction Site Health||Lifetime course||No longer offered but previously awarded certificates can still be accepted|
|Rushmoor Borough Council||Rushmoor Borough Council Health and Safety in a Construction Environment L1||Lifetime course||No longer offered but previously awarded certificates can still be accepted|
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