Most people in construction are familiar with Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) cards. It’s the card that provides proof that individuals working on construction sites have the appropriate training and qualifications for the job they do on site. In most cases applicants are required to achieve a recognised construction related qualification (usually an NVQ or […]
CITB are updating the Health, safety and environment test from the 26th June 2019. Anyone taking the test after the 26th June 2019 should purchase the updated revision materials which will be available from 15 May 2019. The HS&E test helps to raise the health, safety and environment standards for those working in the construction industry – giving employers the […]
The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) is to phase out cards issued under industry accreditation – also known as grandfather rights. The cards allowed workers to obtain CSCS cards on the strength of an employer’s recommendation rather than the achievement of a recognised qualification. They were already closed to new applicants in 2010 but those […]
The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) will be launching an updated online service aimed at speeding up the CSCS card application process. Graham Wren, Chief Executive at CSCS said: “I am delighted to announce that the new service will go live by the end of 2019. This new and exciting development includes the introduction of […]
A comprehensive review by Pearson Edexcel of the Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management has resulted in the Construction Senior Management (L7) 2019 which came into force as of the 1st January 2019.