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How to verify a CSCS card

Site managers should be checking cards regularly to ensure they are genuine, in date, and the holder has the required training and qualifications for their occupation.

CSCS encourages employers to carry out regular electronic checks as visual card inspections are not enough to spot fraudulently obtained cards.

The CSCS Smart Check app is the quickest way of verifying a card, but other methods are available including the CITB Card Checker and logging into CSCS Online.

How to check a card using CSCS Smart Check

This is step-by-step video shows how to verify a card on the CSCS Smart Check app