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Construction Skills Register

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.

Renewal Requirement

4 Day CSR Site Safety Supervisor Course & Supervisors Touch Screen Test

or

Supervisor Refresher Course (provided that the 4 Day course has already been completed no more than 4 ½ years earlier) & Supervisors Touch Screen Test

or

Essential Health and Safety for Managers

or

IOSH Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Managers;

or

IOSH Managing Safely for Construction Managers

Red Card - Experienced Supervisor

This card is available to new candidates who are experienced Supervisors but do not hold a Supervisor NVQ qualification.

Applicants must

  • 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.

Renewal Requirement

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Please note the Occupational Assessment route was withdrawn on 1 September 2019.

Renewal Requirement 

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 Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Managers 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.

Renewal Requirement 

Essential Health and Safety for Managers Refresher

or

IOSH Managing Safely for Construction Managers/Refresher

CSR Manager application form

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.

Renewal Requirement 

Essential Health & Safety for Senior Executives

or

IOSH Safety for Senior Executives & Directors

CSR Senior Manager application form

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 Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Managers
  • IOSH Managing Safely for Construction managers
  • 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