CSCS Green Card for Labourers – Fast Track
Do you have 2 years’ knowledge and experience of health and safety in the construction industry OR 3 years’ knowledge and experience of health and safety in the oil & gas industry?
Our Fast Track course allows you to sit the SQA assessment Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (SCQF level 4) on demand. You’ll still need to sit the CSCS Operatives Test and meet all CITB requirements.
How the course works
You will be required to attend a 1-to-1 training and assessment session with a tutor/assessor lasting 2 to 3 hours. The session will be used to ensure that you have the required knowledge prior to sitting the SQA assessment. If you fail the SQA assessment you will be required to attend our next available tutor-led course. If you pass the course assessment you will be awarded the following SQA qualification: Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (SCQF level 4). By passing the assessment you will then be eligible to sit the CSCS Operatives Test and get the CSCS Green Card for Labourers. As part of our support package we will book your CSCS Operatives Test at a convenient day and time.
The cost includes:
- SQA assessment fee
- SQA certificate
- CSCS exam fee (including a free resit if required)
- CSCS Green Card for Labourers
Is there funding available to pay for the course?
Yes, funding is available for individuals living in Scotland, subject to T&C’s.
This course will cover the following:
- Identify the importance of safe manual handling in the workplace.
- Identify the importance of working safely at heights in the workplace.
- Identify risks to health within a construction environment.
- Identify the importance of working safely around plant and equipment.
- Identify the principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at work.
Where does the training and assessment session take place?
The session takes place at an arranged venue in Aberdeen city centre. If you work for a construction company we can make arrangements with your employer to provide on-site testing.
When does the training and assessment session take place?
The session takes place at a convenient day and time. We aim to schedule the session within 7 days of your initial enquiry.
What happens if I fail the assessment?
We’ll book you onto the next available CSCS tutor-led course to improve your knowledge and understanding.
Where does the CSCS Operatives Test take place?
The exam takes place at Pearson Professional Centres, Migvie House, 23 North Silver Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1RJ
What happens once I pass the CSCS Operatives Test?
If you pass the Operatives Test we will then order and pay for your CSCS Green Card for Labourers. If you fail the exam we will offer additional support to help you reach the required level to pass. As part of our package we offer 1 free resit
How long will it take to receive the CSCS Green Card once it has been ordered?
Once we have ordered your card it can take approximately 10 to 25 days for your card to be issued.
Are there any other requirements?
You will need to have a National Insurance Number and be able to provide appropriate ID to complete the SQA assessment and the CSCS exam.
English is not my first language, is there help available?
During the SQA assessment we can provide limited assistance – we can read the assessment questions in English and then record your answers. During the Pearson Vue CSCS exam voiceovers are available in the following languages: English; French; Lithuanian; Polish; Portuguese; Russian; Spanish; Welsh.
I have a problem with dyslexia, is there help available?
During the SQA assessment we can provide limited assistance – we can read the assessment questions in English and then record your answers. Additional help is also available during the Pearson Vue CSCS exam if medical evidence is provided.
What payment methods do you accept?
We can accept payment by card, cheque or by bank transfer – please contact us for more details.