Last updated on August 16th, 2020
Over the years CSCS card has evolved as a part of the construction industry based in the UK. Today it stands as a proof of certification of your abilities and qualification in the construction industry. Anyone working in this domain should think of applying this card, as it helps in getting an edge in the market. Most clients and construction companies, contractors prefer working with people who holds this card of validation. It clearly proofs the ability, skill and qualification of the applicant, hence, the client is assured about his productivity. Therefore, if you decide to work in the UK construction industry, you must apply for the card today so that you face no trouble in getting hired.
Variety of CSCS card
There are different types of CSCS cards issued by the authority. You have to understand which one will suit you and fulfil your expectation. Once you have successfully identified the type of the card, you can then appear for the examination to get it. After having the card you can enjoy matchless career prospects as well as the business scopes in the domain.
CSCS cards as per the title of the job
Start by identifying the most suited job titles for as per your knowledge and experience. Select the right Job title so that it immediately conveys the profile or nature of your activity in the site. So, identify where you stand, are you a fresher, intern, expert or skilled professional, and then apply. Though most construction companies create profiles as per their preference and demand, if you are new in the domain, you may select the titles like “Supervisor” or “Operative advisor” as per your expectation from the profession.
If you are an experienced person, start by analysing your overall job experience and then apply the title which closely refers to your current role. Those with experience in working in multiple roles in the construction site will get the privilege of selecting from the drop down list of the application link.
CSCS test and its effect on your future
As already mentioned that the CSCS card indicates your credibility and productivity in the domain, it helps you to get hired quickly. No need to carry certificates or proofs about your experience and performances in building development projects. You can simply hold the card and display your skills to your clients. The clients will soon hire the experienced and skilled professional in their site. The card will help you grow in this field comfortably. So do not waste time in thinking. Do a SWOT (strengths, weakness, opportunities and time) analysis about yourself and apply the card which will help in meeting your expectations and encourage you to grow in this domain.
To apply the card you have to pay £17.50 for the test and £30.00 for the card. Both individual and companies can apply for the CSCS card. You have to simply download the form and then apply. As an employer you should download the Employer Application form and then send an email stating your expectation. Finally you can quickly appear the test to get the card and demonstrate your skill in this domain.