Quick Answer: Is CITB Same As CSCS?

How long is a CSCS card valid for?

five yearsHow long your CSCS card lasts depends on the card you’re applying for, but most cards last for five years.

When you get your card it’ll show an expiry date..

How long is CITB test valid for?

two yearsYour test certificate is valid for two years from the pass date. We recommend you apply for your card immediately to get full value as your card will be valid for 5 years from the test pass date & will allow you easier access to sites.

Can I do CSCS test online?

Booking a CSCS test is straightforward and can be done online or by telephone. You should be able to get an appointment for your test at the CSCS test centre of your choice within two weeks. When booking, you will be offered a test date and time immediately.

How much is a CSCS test 2020?

No matter what CSCS card you are applying for there is a flat-rate cost of £36. In addition to this cost, you will also need to pay for the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test (commonly known as the CSCS Test) which is a requirement for all of the CSCS cards. This test costs £21.

How do I check my CITB qualification?

Check a card or training recordLog into the portal. Log in to check a worker’s training record in Construction Training Register (CTR)Request access. Fill in our online form to request access the CTR to check a training record.Card checker. Use this online tool to check a worker’s CSCS/CPCS/CISRS card, or test certification.Fraudulent cards.

What is a CITB card?

CSCS cards give validation that the individuals working on a construction sites have completed the required training and qualifications for the type of work they carry out on site. …

Can I get a CSCS card without an NVQ?

You don’t need to have an NVQ to apply for a CSCS Site Labourers card. You need to have passed a Health, Safety and Environment (H&SE) test and have a QCF Level 1 Award or equivalent in a Health and Safety in a Construction Environment. Other types of qualifications are relevant to the other CSCS cards.

What is replacing CSCS cards?

Replacement CSCS Card If your card has been lost, broken or stolen you can call CSCS to request a replacement card on 0344 994 4777. They will request that you have your CSCS registration number or alternately your National Insurance number to hand.

How can I get a free CSCS card?

Remember, to qualify for a FREE CSCS card from Construction Helpline you need to: Check to see if your job role is covered by CSCS. Pass the Health safety and environment test. Register for Construction NVQ or SVQ with Construction Help Line.

Are CSCS cards being scrapped?

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) is to phase out cards issued under industry accreditation – also known as grandfather rights. … From 1st January 2020, all cards renewed under Industry Accreditation will expire on 31 December 2024 and CSCS will stop issuing the card from 30 June 2024.

How do I get a CITB CSCS card?

To find out more, visit Employer Applications. If you do not have a CSCS Online account, you can apply over the phone by calling 0344 99 44 777. Please be advised that you will need access to your email account during the call so that we can verify your details and complete the application process.

How much is a CITB test?

You can book the test from the CITB website. The test costs £21. If the person taking the test needs additional support e.g. accessibility or literacy, please call the CITB booking line on 0344 994 4488.

Is CSCS test hard?

The CSCS exam is simply very difficult. They also have an extremely steep retest fee for it. Make sure to pick up a fantastic study guide in practice tests in order to make sure you pass on the first try. Check out my free CSCS study materials here.

Do you need CITB to do CSCS?

Yes, all applicants must complete the appropriate CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test up to 2 years prior to applying for their Trainee Card. The operatives level test is the minimum requirement but CSCS will also accept a number of the specialist tests.

How much is a CITB card?

CSCS cards cost £36 and the separate CITB Health, safety and environment test costs £21. There are organisations that offer card application services.