Most contractors require their workers to have a CSCS card as it proves the worker have passed the test, and have completed required training, qualifications and experience to do the job. There are almost 2 million CSCS card holders in the UK, as required by their employers.Many site workers who are carrying out skilled occupations have been applying for the green CSO card as the easiest route to gain access to construction sites.
The most popular card is the Green CSCS Labourer card, which requires you to pass the CSCS test, and complete one of the following courses:
Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
- 1-5 days to complete depending on experience
- Lifetime award
Site Safety Plus: Health and Safety Awareness Course
- 1 day to complete
- Valid for 5 years