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CSCS

Fit For Trade are on hand to assist you with any queries you may have relating to gaining site access and/or the appropriate qualification route to your CSCS card. We are approved to deliver the GQA Qualifications Health & Safety Assessment, application and distribution of relevant industry specific CSCS Cards.

CSCS Cards provide site contractors and housing development sites proof that individuals have the training and qualifications suitable for the type of work they perform. Most principal contractors and building development sites require construction-area workers to hold a valid CSCS card which cover a minimal requirement for skilled worker or supervisor levels.

Example CSCS Card

Temporary
Primarily aimed at those already employed within industry, and with verifiable experience. The card is valid for 12 months from the date of issue and cannot be renewed.

Trainee
Primarily aimed at new entrants to the industry, including Apprentices, this card is valid for 24 months from the date of issue and cannot be renewed.

Full
This card is issued based on achievement of a role specific qualification and is valid for 5 years from the date of issue. Full cards can be renewed, the current requirement is for the cardholder to complete either the CITB Health, Safety and Environmental touch screen test or the GQA Health and Safety assessment paper.

TYPE:
Labourer

LEVEL:
Level 1 Award in Construction Health & Safety

DURATION:
Approved Certification upon completion of One-Day interactive training programme with Fit For Trade.

TYPE:
Apprentice

LEVEL:
Intermediate (Level 2) or Advanced Apprentices (Level 3) must be registered on an approved Glass Qualification Apprenticeship Framework. See list in Apprenticeship Section.

DURATION:
Approximate duration is approximately 13 months on a work-based learning programme with Fit For Trade. Funding available, subject to eligibility.

TYPE:
Skilled Worker

LEVEL:
Level 2 NVQ.
Please visit our NVQ Section list in the NVQ Section.

DURATION:
Approximate 6 month duration, dependent on individual's pace. Site based programme provided with Fit For Trade.

TYPE:
Advanced Craft/Supervisor

LEVEL:
Level 3 NVQ.
Please visit our NVQ Section list in the NVQ Section.

DURATION:
Approximate 6-9 month duration, dependent on individual's pace. Site based programme provided with Fit For Trade.

TYPE:
Manager

LEVEL:
Level 4 Diploma in Occupational Leadership in Glass or Glass Related Working Environment.

Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site Management (Construction)

Level 7 Diploma in Construction Senior Management

DURATION:
Approximate 9-12 month duration, dependent on individual's pace. Site based and/or workshop based programme with Fit For Trade.

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