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CSCS Cards – Forgeries on the increase

CSCS Cards – Forgeries on the increase We are told that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, which means that forgeries indicate the esteem in which CSCS cards are held. After all, if the cards were worthless, people would not go to the trouble of trying to copy them. Man jailed for using forged… Read the Full Post

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Are you using the right CSCS cards on site?

Are you using the right CSCS cards on site? Designed as a tool for site operators to quickly and easily verify the skills and qualifications of subcontractors and employees, the CSCS card scheme has been relatively successful since its creation. Simply by scanning CSCS cards with an approved app, employers can see at a glance… Read the Full Post

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CSCS Card Changes

Introducing New CSCS Card Changes – Green Cards and Tests Following successful completion of a pilot scheme, CSCS has announced plans to launch a new qualification specifically for site labourers. The new Level 1 qualification is designed to demonstrate the holder’s knowledge relating to common risks to safety on construction sites. As with all of… Read the Full Post

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The value of industry-verifiable certifications such as CSCS Cards

CSCS Cards and Industry verifiable Certification The case of a gas fitter fined for various breaches of health and safety regulations, when taken at face value, has nothing of value to teach the construction industry. However the particulars of the case have important lessons for all employers and site operators, not just those working with… Read the Full Post

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How to book CSCS Tests & get your CSCS Card

Many of you working in the construction industry will no doubt be aware of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) and are probably members of it but, for those that are not, the following information will hopefully prove invaluable and encourage you to join. What is CSCS? The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) was introduced back… Read the Full Post

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Get on with CSCS Tests & CSCS Cards

With regard to the construction industry, CSCS cards are obviously the wave of the future. CSCS cards are designed to properly categorise the skill set of every single person to set foot on a project. Before being issued one of these cards, the applicant must undergo a rigorous program of CSCS tests and, increasingly, CSCS… Read the Full Post

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CSCS Cards for Managers and Supervisors – The new route.

The new route to getting a CSCS Cards for managers and supervisors Construction Skills Certifcation Scheme (CSCS) has been working with a experienced team of industry professionals to develop a route to CSCS cards for highly experienced construction managers and supervisors which provides an appropriate alternative to achieving S/NVQs or gaining membership of a Professional… Read the Full Post

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CSCS Cards are going “Smart”

Why? CSCS SmartCards are much harder to forge than plain printed CSCS cards Beware fake CSCS cards can easily be detected using an inexpensive card reader Smartcards not only provide much quicker access to CSCS data, they may be used for other applications too Your qualifications on CSCS cards can potentially be updated electronically without… Read the Full Post

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