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How To Get A CSCS Blue Card

Getting a CSCS Blue Card is a simple three step process:
  1. Book your CSCS (CITB) Operatives test at your local test centre.
  2. Complete your NVQ level 2 (or email in a copy of your NVQ level 2 certificate).
  3. Apply for a CSCS Card.
Once you have completed this process and have your CSCS Blue Card you can work on construction sites in the UK. Your CSCS Blue Card is valid for 5 years.

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How do I apply?

1.

Book in a CITB Health, Safety and Environment (CSCS) Operatives test at your local test centre.

2.

Once you have passed this test, you must complete your NVQ level 2 or equivalent. 

3.

Once you have completed the CITB (CSCS) Test and the NVQ Level 2 you can then apply for your CSCS Blue Card. 
Please note: you will need a copy of both the NVQ level 2 certificate and the CSCS (CITB) Operatives test score report to complete your CSCS Blue Card application. Once you have completed this process and obtained your CSCS Blue Card you will be eligible to work on construction sites in the UK. Your CSCS Blue Card is valid for 5 years.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

CSCS stands for “Construction Skills Certification Scheme”. This programme was initiated in 1995 as a way to prevent unqualified individuals from causing mishaps on construction sites. The programme is credited with making construction sites as a whole significantly safer.

To be eligible for the CSCS Blue Card you must
  • Be at least 16 years of age.
  • Have Level 2 construction related NVQ qualification or equivalent (such as a City and Guilds Craft Certificate).
  • Pass the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test. 

You can start the process and book your CSCS Test here.

There are more than 150 CSCS Test Centres nationwide, so there is bound to be one near you. When you book your appointment to take the CSCS Operatives test you will be given a chance to choose a test centre in your area. If you want to find the location of CSCS Blue Card Test centres you go do so here.

No. However, because the vast majority of construction companies in the UK voluntarily comply with the CSCS programme, having a CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card is a requirement if you hope to enter most construction sites In the UK.

You can start the process of getting your CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card by booking your CSCS Test here

Once you have satisfied all the requirements and paid the fee your card will be sent to you via the post. It typically takes up to 5-10 working days to arrive, provided you have supplied an accurate address.

If you need to book your CSCS Test you can do so here.

Your new CSCS Blue Card will be valid for a period of 5 years from the date of issue. At the end of the 5 year period you will need to renew your CSCS Blue Skilled Worker card by completing another CSCS Test and applying for a card renewal.

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