CSCS Red Card (Trainee)
This CSCS Red Card is valid for five years and cannot be renewed. Cardholders are expected to complete their qualification by the time the card expires and apply for a skilled CSCS card.
This temporary card is available if you are a trainee and registered to complete a construction-related qualification. The qualification may be vocational, academic, or professional, but must be acceptable for a skilled CSCS card.
Applicants must also have passed the Operative level CITB Health, Safety, and Environment test within the last 2 years.
Red CSCS Card
Trainee card applicants must be able to provide proof of registration to their qualification. As a minimum, you are required to provide evidence from your University, Professional Body, or qualification’s awarding body that includes:
Applicant’s Full Name
Full qualification title of the course you are registered to, including level if relevant.
Date of registration proof required for;
- Vocational Qualifications (i.e. NVQ or SVQ) must be in the last two years.
- Academic qualifications (i.e. Degree, HND, or HNC) must be in the last five years. This is due to the difference in the length of time to achieve this qualification.