Whats your CSCS card renewal situation?

CSCS Card Renewal Your Card situation






Card Expiring within 6 months

If your CSCS card is about to expire WITHIN 6 months then its basically the same process as when you acquired you initial CSCS card. You must pass the CITB Health Safety and Environment Test.

Requirements for Renewal

PASS: CITB health, safety and environment test.

How much how CSCS card renewal cost?

CARD COST: The cost of the CSCS card renewal is £30, this does not include the cost to take the CITB Health Safety and Environment Test.

CITB TEST: The CITB Health Safety and Environment Test test costs £19.50.

The Process for Renewal

You must call CSCS Contact Centre on 0344 994 4777 and have a valid credit/debit card inorder to pay the £30 and have the required information:

  1. Details for you current employment, this will include the company name, address and any other contact information for that company.
  2. A standard password photo will be needed so they can add this to your new card; some may ask that the photo is signed on the back.

Your card will usually be dispatched on the next working day.






Card Expired Less Than 6 months

If your CSCS card has expired in LESS THAN 6 months then its basically the same process as when you acquired you initial CSCS card. You must pass the CITB Health Safety and Environment Test.

Requirements for Renewal

PASS: CITB health, safety and environment test.

How much how CSCS card renewal cost?

CARD COST: The cost of the CSCS card renewal is £30, this does not include the cost to take the CITB Health Safety and Environment Test.

CITB TEST: The CITB Health Safety and Environment Test test costs £19.50.

The Process for Renewal

You must call CSCS Contact Centre on 0344 994 4777 and have a valid credit/debit card inorder to pay the £30 and have the required information:

  1. Details for you current employment, this will include the company name, address and any other contact information for that company.
  2. A standard password photo will be needed so they can add this to your new card; some may ask that the photo is signed on the back.

Your card will usually be dispatched on the next working day.





CSCS Card Expiry Times

The validity of your CSCS card and whether you are able to renew it really depends on your skill set.

  • Trainee (Craft and Operative) – 3 Years
  • Experience Worker – 1 Year
  • Experienced Technician, Supervisor or Manager – 3 Years
  • Trainee (Technical, Supervisory or Management) – 3 Years
  • Skilled Worker – 5 Years
  • Manager – 5 Years
  • Site Visitor – 5 Years
  • Advanced Craft/Supervisory – 5 Years
  • Professionally Qualified Person – 5 Years
  • Construction Related Occupation – 5 Years
  • Academically Qualified Person – 5 Years
  • Construction Site Operative – 5 Years

 

FAQ for card renewal

  1. Is it a simple process to renew my card?

  2. How can I check the expiry date on my card?

  3. I have heard that some CSCS cards cannot be renewed. Why is this?

  4. It’s a long time since I took the CSCS Test. What are the pass criteria?

  5. What does the test consist of now?

  6. What Should You Do When Your CSCS Card Expiry Approaches?