A green Construction Site Operative card is available to those who carry out basic site skills such as labourers. There are two ways to apply for this card: via NVQ level 1; or by industry accreditation.
For a current list of operative occupations see here.
Green Card Routes
NVQ or SVQ Route – for achievers of an NVQ or SVQ Level 1 who have met current CSCS health and safety requirements.
The card is valid for 5 years.
*From 1st July 2014 the existing green card will become known as the Labourer’s Card and will be linked to the new NVQ in Health and Safety for Construction Labourers. The accreditation route will also be ended and all new applicants for this card will have to achieve a Level 1 NVQ to qualify.