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Lift and Escalator Testers to get Supervisor cards

Published: August 24, 2020

Lift and Escalator Testers applying for CSCS cards will now receive a gold Supervisor card instead of a black Manager card. This change has been requested by the Lift and Escalator Industry Association.

To apply as a Lift and Escalator Tester, applicants must:

  • Hold an NVQ level 4 Certificate in Performing and Testing Operations – Lift/Escalator.
  • Have passed the Supervisor Health, safety and environment test, the Manager and Professionals Health safety and environment test or the Specialist Lift and Escalator Health, Safety and Environment test.

For more information about this change, visit the LEIA website at

For more information about CSCS cards issued to LEIA members, visit the LEIA website at