Frequently asked questions about the CSCS Red Experienced Worker Card
What is a CSCS Red Experienced Worker Card?
The CSCS Red Experienced Worker Card is for those with on the job experience who are also registered to complete a construction related NVQ or SVQ, this card is temporary and candidates will be upgraded to the Blue Skilled Worker Card upon completion of their NVQ.
How do I get a CSCS Red Experienced Worker Card?
In order to apply for this card, candidates must have an in date CITB Health, Safety & Environment test, on the job experience and must also be registered to complete a Construction Related NVQ or SVQ at Level 2 or higher
What evidence do I need for a CSCS Red Experienced Worker Card?
Candidates must provide the following evidence as minimum;
Full Qualification Title
Date of Registration (must be in the last 2 years)
How long does the CSCS Red Experienced Worker Card last?
The Experienced Worker Card is valid for 1 year and is non-renewable, candidates are expected to have completed their qualification before the expiration of this card, however the card can be extended for 6 additional months, if the qualification is still being completed.
Can you work on site with a CSCS Red Experienced Worker Card?
Yes, however the CSCS Red Experienced Worker Card will only give temporary access for 18 months at most. Upon completion of this associated NVQ or SVQ candidates will get a Blue Skilled Worker Card that is a permanent card only requiring a renewal of the appropriate Health and Safety Operative Test if not completed in the last 2 years.
Supporting Courses & Training
Supporting courses, training and qualifications for the CSCS Red Experienced Worker Card
Progress onto the CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card
CSCS QUALIFICATION CARD
CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card
The Blue skilled worker card or CSCS blue card is a Skill card gained after a candidate has completed an appropriate NVQ or apprenticeship at level 2 or above.