CSCS Gold Advanced Craft Card

Frequently asked questions about the CSCS Gold Advanced Craft Card

What is the CSCS Gold Advanced Craft Card?

The CSCS Gold Advanced Craft Card is for those who have a level 3 or higher NVQ to show a high level of competence in their field of work.

How do you get a CSCS Gold Advanced Craft Card?

In order to apply for this card Candidates must have an in date CITB health, safety & environment test which should be the Operative or Specialist test depending on occupation. Candidates also need one of the following:
Achieved a Construction Related NVQ or SVQ level 3
Completed an approved indentured apprenticeship (e.g. with NJCBI, BATJIC etc.)
Completed an employer sponsored apprenticeship which included the achievement of a City and Guilds of London Institute Advanced Craft Certificate

How long is the CSCS Gold Advanced Craft Card valid for?

The Gold Advanced Craft Card is valid for 5 years and can be renewed if the candidate has an in-date CITB health, safety & environment test which should be the Operative or Specialist test depending on occupation.

What test do you need for a CSCS Gold Advanced Craft Card?

A Pass in the CITB health, safety & environment test For Advanced Craft occupations you should take the Operative or the Specialist test depending what your occupation is.

How much is a CSCS Gold Advanced Craft Card?

The Initial CITB Health, Safety & Environment test costs £21 and can be booked directly with CITB, The CSCS Card will then cost an additional £36.
Use the CITB Card checker to identify exactly what Health, Safety & Environmental Test you need to do

Supporting Courses & Training

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Bricklaying – Trowel Occupations – Level 3 NVQ

QUALIFICATION TITLE
ProQual Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction)
OCCUPATION
Advanced Craft - Bricklayer
The Level 3 NVQ in Trowel Occupations ( Bricklaying ) is for those undertaking works such as erecting and setting out complex masonry structures and other advanced crafts within the occupation.
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Decorative Finishing & Industrial – Painting and Decorating – Level 3 NVQ

QUALIFICATION TITLE
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing – Painting and Decorating (Construction)
OCCUPATION
Advanced Painting & Decorating
The Decorative Finishing & Industrial Painting and Decorating NVQ L3 is for those working within painting & decorating and want to prove their competence at an advanced level to achieve the “Advanced Craft” Gold CSCS card.
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Formwork – Level 3 NVQ

QUALIFICATION TITLE
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Formwork
OCCUPATION
Advanced Craft Card- Formworker
The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Formwork enables you, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work as a specialist in handling, erecting, striking, constructing, maintaining and repairing complex and non-complex formwork within the construction industry.
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Plant Maintenance (Construction) – Level 3 NVQ

QUALIFICATION TITLE
ProQual Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plant Maintenance (Construction)
OCCUPATION
Supervisory Card - Plant Mechanic / Construction Plant Maintenance and Repair
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Roofing Occupations – Level 3 NVQ

QUALIFICATION TITLE
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Roofing Occupations
OCCUPATION
Roofing Occupations
The Level 3 NVQ in Roofing Occupations is for candidates who work in the roofing industry with tiles, slates or both and want to show their competence at an advanced level.
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Wood Occupations (Construction) – Level 3 NVQ

QUALIFICATION TITLE
ProQual Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)
OCCUPATION
Advanced Craft - Carpenter and Joiner, Shopfitting Bench Work, Shopfitting Sitefixer
The Level 3 NVQ in Wood Occupations is for those working in Carpentry and Joinery within an Advanced role in various areas such as Site Carpentry, Architectural, Wheelwrighting, Shopfitting Bench, Shopfitting Site, Structural Post and Beam, Timber Frame Erection and want to prove their competence.
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