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#1 Posted : 30 January 2018 13:13:29(UTC)
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Hi Guys, I am a Chartered  Safety and Health Practioner of 11 years and of those 11 years I have always been the Client so I did not require a CSCS card to gain access to my sites as my Chartered Status and an Induction was suffice. How do I go about getting a CSCS Card and doi I have to sit an exam? Rod

Clark34486  
#2 Posted : 30 January 2018 13:16:11(UTC)
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Clark34486

Unfortunately yes, make sure you go through the official CITB site to book, else you may find yourself clocking up all sorts of hidden fees

I have the white 'professionally qualified person' card

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#3 Posted : 30 January 2018 14:04:09(UTC)
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Cheers

jodieclark1510  
#4 Posted : 31 January 2018 08:25:06(UTC)
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jodieclark1510

It will possibly be the MAP exam you will need to take, depending ont he level of card you want/ need, and if you need anything like qualifications to fulfill the criteria- I have the Academically Qualified Person card as I have the NEBOSH Diploma.

Roundtuit  
#5 Posted : 31 January 2018 23:09:06(UTC)
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Roundtuit

Given recent clarification on who should actually have a CSCS card (other than satisfying lazy H&S verification systems) do you meet the criteria of a Construction Trade requiring Qualification?

https://www.cscs.uk.com/news/why-a-100-carded-workforce-isnt-always-100-right/

Even CiTB have lost faith and given notice of their intention to quit verification of the scheme  https://www.cscs.uk.com/news/citb-to-withdraw-from-cscs-card-administration-service/

Pkirbyesquire  
#6 Posted : 01 February 2018 12:20:42(UTC)
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I lost faith in this system years ago.

I have held two cards from the inception of the scheme in the 90's until recently . I've worked on some of the largest construction projects in the country over that time in a variety of capacities and never once have those cards been out of my wallet. I've offered them to gatehouses and site managers and have been told, 'nah. you're alright mate' on more occasions than I can remember. Is it because i had 'Safety' on my Hi Viz or is attitude the inherent cause of the decline of the scheme?

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