Are you looking to get yourself or your team a CSCS card? Our test centre in Salford offers CITB Health, Safety and Environment CSCS courses to start your construction journey.
CSCS is the leading skills certification scheme within the UK construction industry. CSCS cards provide proof that individuals working on construction sites have the appropriate training and qualifications for the job they do on site.
The Health, Safety and Environment test, more commonly known as the CSCS test, ensures a minimum level of health, safety and environmental awareness are met by workers. Most principal contractors and major house builders require construction workers on their sites to take this test and hold a valid CSCS card before they are allowed on site.
Our state of the art, touch screen testing centre in Salford offers a convenient way for individuals to take the CSCS test and includes:
- Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment qualification
- Health, Safety and Environment Operatives test
- Ordering of the CSCS card for the delegate on successful completion of the course
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Our CSCS testing centre
Our testing centre is located just five minutes from Manchester city centre.
Our Salford-based touch screen testing centre is easy to find and offers free on-site parking.
Frequently asked questions
What is an CSCS card?
CSCS is the leading skills certification scheme within the UK construction industry.
CSCS cards provide proof that individuals working on construction sites have the appropriate training and qualifications for the job they do on site. By ensuring the workforce are appropriately qualified the card plays its part in improving standards and safety on UK construction sites.
How do I get an CSCS card?
In order to get an CSCS card you will need to first pass the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test. This test is often referred to as the CSCS test because once completed candidates can apply for a CSCS card.
Can I do my CITB Health, Safety and Environment test online?
No, you can only complete the health, safety and environment tests at CITB-approved testing centres. Our training centre in Salford is one of only a few in the North West that enable you to get a CSCS card.
What type of CSCS card do I need?
There are variety of different CSCS cards available for different levels of experience, seniority, and job role:
- Green Card: Also known as the labourer card, this is the entry level card for people starting out in the construction industry.
- Red Card: These are temporary cards for workers who have some level experience but do not yet have the necessary qualifications to become a skilled worker.
- Gold Card: These cards are for those who have more advanced knowledge of their field of work and have completed a relevant Level 3 NVQ or SVQ.
- Black Card: Also known as the managers card, this card is for those who are looking to take a managerial position on constructions sites. Applicants needs to have completed a relevant managerial Level 5, 6 or 7 NVQ or SVQ.
- White Card: Shows the highest level of expertise in their field.
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