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Professionally Qualified Person

The Professionally Qualified Person card is for members of the CSCS-approved professional bodies listed below and is valid for five years.

All applicants must pass the CITB Managers and Professionals Health, Safety and Environment Test or the alternative CIC Health and Safety Test.

Applicants must supply proof that they hold current membership of the professional body (at a level accepted by CSCS), by providing one of the following:

  • A membership certificate (which shows membership for the current calendar year).
  • A membership card (both sides, confirming membership for the current calendar year).
  • An up-to-date letter or email from the professional body confirming membership for the current calendar year.
  • A receipt of payment for membership for the current calendar year.
  • A clearly dated screenshot showing your current membership, from your professional body’s website.

Membership is required to be renewed annually and the above evidence must confirm membership for the current calendar year and the level of membership held. Failure to renew, or revocation of, a Professional Membership may result in a card being cancelled without notice.

This card cannot be renewed, on expiry please apply for a new Professionally Qualified Person card. Applications to renew existing cards will be rejected.

How to apply

Log in to CSCS Online. Online applications are quick, easy and secure.

Once approved, cards should arrive within five working days. Those belonging to the following professional bodies, within the appropriate membership types listed, may apply for CSCS cards.

Professional bodies

Any professional body wanting recognition for the PQP card should contact [email protected] for further information.

Members of following professional bodies can apply for CSCS PQP cards

Technician, Fellow, Chartered Member (CENG) and Incorporated Member (IENG)

Member and Fellow

Chartered Member, Associate and Fellow

Registered Member

Fellow and Member

Member and Fellow

RIBA Chartered

Technical Member and Member

Chartered Member, Chartered Fellow, Chartered Associate, Associate Member and Technician Member

Chartered Engineer, Incorporated Engineer, Fellow

Member

Chartered, European and Scientist

Chartered Member and Associate

Technical, Member and Fellow

Practitioner, Full Member and Fellow

Fellow, Technician and Chartered Member

Registered Interior Designer

Member and Fellow

Technician, Member and Fellow

Chartered Member, Chartered Building Engineer and Fellow

Technician, Associate, Member, Fellow

Incorporated, Certified and Fellow

Licentiate, Member, Fellow, Life Member, Jubilee Member

Associate, Member and Fellow

Associate, Member and Fellow

Certified Practitioner Member, Chartered Member and Fellowship Member

Member, Certified, Fellow and Honorary Fellow

Professional and Fellowship

Technician, Graduate, Member and Fellow

Chartered Member and Chartered Fellow

Member and Fellow

Engineer Technician, Associate Engineer, Chartered Member Engineer and Chartered Fellow Engineer

Technician, Member, Fellow, Chartered Engineer, Incorporated Engineer, Engineering Technician, Chartered Energy Manager, Chartered Environmentalist, Chartered Petroleum Engineer

Associate, Chartered Member and Fellow

Technician, Member and Fellow

Full Member and Fellow

Associate Member, Member and Fellow

Member and Fellow

Incorporated Member, Chartered Member, Fellow, Engineering Technician and Member Manager

Member and Fellow

Affiliate, Associate, Corporate, Fellow and Technician

Associate, Member and Fellow

Member and Fellow

Accredited Member

Member, Fellow and Technician

Member (before 2018 only), Fellow, Registered Scientist, Registered Science Technician, Incorporated Engineer, Engineering Technician, Chartered Physicist, Chartered Engineer and Chartered Scientist

IFSM Tier 3 Register, Member, Fellow, Life Member

Member, Fellow

Member, Fellow

Member and Fellow

Full Member and Fellow

Engineering Technician, Member and Fellow

Member and Fellow

Associate, Member and Fellow

Member, Chartered Member, Chartered Fellow

Chartered Member, Fellow

Full member, Fellow

Member, Chartered Designer, Fellow

Chartered Member, Chartered Fellow

Associate, Member

Associate Member, Member