Natural Stone Industry Training Group
Phone: Ian Major on 07851 063938
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Red TRAINEE CARD: Available to those registered on a Specialist Apprentice Programme
You will qualify for this card if you are a trainee, and registered for
an NVQ or SVQ (or Construction Award) but have not yet achieved level 2 or 3
and have met current CSCS Health and Safety requirements.
Red EXPERIENCED WORKER CARD: Available to those registered on an
Level 2 NVQ
This card is available to everyone with on the job experience (normally at least one year in the last three), but who missed the industry accreditation
opportunity. To qualify for a card you need to pass the
health and safety test. The card is valid for one year and is non-renewable The card is issued on a temporary basis, while a NVQ or SVQ is being achieved.
Blue SKILLED WORKER CARD: Available to those who complete an Level 2 NVQ
You may qualify for a blue skilled card if you have achieved an NVQ or SVQ level 2, or if you have completed an employer sponsored apprenticeship which included the achievement of a City and Guilds of London Institute Craft Certificate. If you do not have these qualifications, you may apply for a skilled card if you are experienced in your job.All applicants must pass the Construction Skills health and safety test.
Gold SUPERVISORS or HERITAGE CARD: Available to those who complete the Level 3 NVQ in Supervision or Heritage Skills.
The gold card is available for supervisor and technician occupations. Achievement of an NVQ or SVQ level 3 in a relevant occupation is required. For those who do not have an NVQ or SVQ level 3, application is by the experienced manager card. CSCS has recently introduced the Profiled Route which is for highly competent supervisors. All applicants must pass the supervisor level Construction Skills health and safety test.