Question: Do I Need A CSCS Card If I Am Self Employed?

How do you get a CSCS card if you are unemployed?

If you are unemployed, please make an appointment with your work coach at your local Job Centre.

They will be able to confirm what funding is available to assist your journey into work.

If you have been unemployed for 3 months or more, you may qualify for grant funding through the B&CE charitable trust..

How much does CSCS card cost?

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

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 difficult is CSCS exam?

CSCS exam pass rate As I’ve just covered, the CSCS is a doozy, it’s a challenging exam meant to equip you for a challenging career. As such, the pass rate hovers around 56%. That means you’re almost as likely to pass as you are to fail on your first try.

Can you do a 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.

Do you need a CSCS card for private work?

Holding a CSCS card is not a legislative requirement. It is entirely up to the principal contractor or client whether workers are required to hold a card before they are allowed on site. However, most principal contractors and major house builders require construction workers on their sites to hold a valid CSCS card.

Can I get a blue CSCS card without an NVQ?

Can I get a Blue CSCS Card without an NVQ? You can also get a Blue CSCS card by completing a City and Guilds of London Institute Craft Certificate or a Trailblazer qualification which is approved by CSCS.

Can I get a CSCS card with no qualifications?

Applicants without CSCS recognised qualifications can still get a CSCS card if they provide evidence of registration onto a recognised qualification. The cards available are: Trainee. Apprentice.

Are CSCS cards being scrapped?

As of 28 February 2020, CSCS will no longer be issuing or renewing its yellow Construction Site Visitor cards. … The cards were originally introduced for workers who did not perform a construction related role but visited sites on a regular basis.

What is the highest level CSCS card?

PQP cardThe PQP card is the highest level of CSCS certification, but we do offer several types of courses that will help managers understand and apply safety regulations and standards.

How fast can I get a CSCS card?

When your application has been approved your CSCS card will be posted out to you the next working day. Most cards arrive at their requested destination within 3-5 days of application approval. If your card does not arrive within 10 days then please contact CSCS.

How much is a Labourers CSCS card?

The CSCS Card itself costs £36 in addition to the HS&E test and can be paid for over the phone. To apply for most CSCS cards, applicants must: Email a copy of their qualification certificate or registration to cscs@citb.co.uk. Call 0344 994 4777 and pay £36 using a credit or debit card.

How can I get a CSCS card for free?

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.Complete an NVQ or SVQ profiling session.

What qualifications do you need for a CSCS card?

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.