Industry Standards

Construction Skills Register – Removal of Manager Assessments – April 2018

From April 2018 the Construction Skills Register (CSR) will remove occupational assessments as a route to new manager and senior manager cards. This is part of the CSR 3 year plan designed to further raise standards and improve health and safety across the construction industry in NI. The CSR 3 year plan has been developed to reflect the industry’s commitment to qualifying the workforce, coupled with the need to ensure continued mobility and acceptance of CSR cards across the UK.

Changes to CSR Plant Scheme

Withdrawal of Plant EWPA route - Construction Skills Register (CSR) blue plant operative cards are issued on achievement of an NVQ Level 2 qualification. ConstructionSkills, the Sector Skills Council has withdrawn the use of simulation as an assessment route to achieve Plant qualifications. This is stated within the Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built Environment – Plant Operations and Lifting Operations dated 1st January 2018.