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Industry Accreditation to be withdrawn

CSCS has consulted with the industry and agreed a plan that will pave the way for the eventual withdrawal of cards issued under Industry Accreditation. From 1st January 2020, all cards renewed under Industry Accreditation will expire on 31st December 2024. Read more

CSCS to launch online application service

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) will be launching an updated online service aimed at speeding up the CSCS card application process. Read more

Graduates of the Survey Association to get Gold cards

Past graduates of The Survey Association’s Surveying Course can now use the course to get a Gold CSCS card, following an application from The Survey Association (TSA) to The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS). Read more

New guidance on work experience students

CSCS is asking employers to remember that not everyone on their site needs a CSCS card. This includes work experience students, who are being prevented from accessing many construction sites as CSCS does not issue cards to work experience students. Read more

New guidance for Managers with academic qualifications

CSCS has issued new guidance for managers with academic qualifications. Managers who have completed a construction related academic qualification should apply for the Academically Qualified Persons (AQP) card in a management occupation. Read more