Supervisor and Manager Cards
CSR provides cards for Site Supervisors, Managers and Senior Managers
Red Card – Trainee Supervisor/Manager
This card is available to both undergraduates and graduate entrants in the construction industry.
To qualify for this card, candidates must complete the CSR 1 Day Health and Safety training and provide evidence of either current registration with a further/higher education college for a nationally recognised construction related qualification or satisfactory completion of a nationally recognised construction related qualification in a further/higher education college.
4 Day CSR Site Safety Supervisor Course & Supervisors Touch Screen Test
Supervisor Refresher Course (provided that the 4 Day course has already been completed no more than 4 ½ years earlier) & Supervisors Touch Screen Test
Essential Health and Safety for Managers
IOSH Managing Safely in Construction
Red Card - Experienced Supervisor
This card is available to new candidates who are experienced Supervisors but do not hold a Supervisor NVQ qualification.
- Complete the CSR 4 Day Site Safety for Supervisors course
- Pass the CITB(GB) Health, Safety and Environment test for Supervisors (Touch Screen test)
- Provide proof of registration on a Supervisor NVQ (Level 3 or 4)
- Have an employer declaration signed confirming their experience as a Supervisor.
This card cannot be renewed. Cardholders should upgrade to a gold Supervisor card on achievement of the relevant NVQ qualification.
Gold Card - Supervisor
All applicants must complete the CSR 4 day Site Safety for Supervisors Course and CITB(GB) Health, Safety and Environment test for Supervisors.
Applicants are required to hold a Supervisor NVQ (Level 3 or 4).
Please note the Occupational Assessment route was withdrawn on 1 September 2019.
CSR 1 Day Site Safety for Supervisors Refresher and Supervisors Touch Screen Test
The 1 Day Site Safety for Supervisors Refresher course and Supervisor Touch Screen Test must be completed within 6 months of the card expiry date.
Platinum Card - Manager
All applicants must complete either the Essential Health and Safety for Managers course or the IOSH Managing Safely in Construction course. Applicants must hold a Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management or Construction Contracting Operations Management.
Essential Health and Safety for Managers Refresher
IOSH Managing Safely for Construction Managers/Refresher
Black Card - Senior Manager
All applicants must complete either the Essential Health and Safety for Senior Executives course or the IOSH Safety for Senior Executives & Directors course. Applicants are required to hold a Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management.
Essential Health & Safety for Senior Executives
IOSH Safety for Senior Executives & Directors
Red Card - Experienced Manager
This card is available to experienced managers who do not have a relevant NVQ, construction related degree or professional qualification/membership.
This card reflects the candidates experience whilst recognising they are working towards an NVQ.
Applicants must complete one of the manager/senior managers health & safety courses specified below:
- Essential Health & Safety for Managers
- IOSH Managing Safely in Construction
- Essential Health & Safety for Senior Executives
- IOSH Safety for Executives & Directors
Applicants must also provide evidence they are registered on an NVQ Level 6 or Level 7. (See manager/senior manager card information above) and have an employer complete a confirmation of relevant experience declaration.
This card is valid for 4 years and cannot be renewed.
Note: If you hold a construction related degree of professional qualification/membership, you may be eligible to obtain one of the Professional Cards