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CSCS labourers card

For construction workers under the supervision and control of others.

This card is valid for five years. It is currently not possible to renew a Labourer card. However, you can apply for a new Labourer card when your existing card expires. Find out more here.

Card Requirements

All applicants must pass the CITB Health, safety and environment test for operatives and hold one of the following:

  • An RFQ Level 1/SCQF Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment. Click here for a full list of awarding bodies offering this qualification.

  • An SCQF Level 5 REHIS Elementary Health and Safety Certificate.

  • The NOCN/CSkills Awards Construction Health and Safety (F/618/0738) unit

  • A CSCS approved alternative qualification. Alternative qualifications with an expiry date can only be used once, so you will need to retake these qualifications in the future when you renew your Labourer card.

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