Category Archives: Construction Card

CSCS Affiliate Cards: Understanding Your CISRS Card

The CISRS Card is designed to provide proof of your skill, competence and health and safety knowledge in the scaffolding trade. As a CSCS affiliate Card, the CISRS Card shows employers and site owners that you have passed a CSCS Test to the relevant standard; and that you hold a Construction NVQ or trade equivalent… Read More »

Why Am I Less Likely to Get a Job Without an ECS Card?

The ECS Card is a CSCS Card affiliate for all electrotechnical professions. As a CSCS Card affiliate the ECS Card is used as evidence of your skill and competence in your chosen electrical trade. It’s colour coded with a stripe that shows the Electrical NVQ Level you have achieved. It’s also endorsed by CSCS to… Read More »

What is Necessary for a CSCS Card Application?

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme Card lets potential employers know what you are qualified to do on a construction or demolition site. Since the Card has become an industry standard, with more than 80% of all UK building sites operating a “No Card, No Work” policy, attaining the right CSCS Card has become extremely important.… Read More »

Different Types of Construction Industry Card – Who Issues Them and Why?

While the CSCS Card is by far the most widely used, widely applicable and recognised card in the British C&D industries, there are plenty of other cards issued by trade appropriate bodies like the ECS (Electrotechnical Certification Scheme). In general these cards are now affiliated with the Construction Skills Certification Scheme. The health, safety &… Read More »