The Construction Skills Register (CSR) is making a number of significant changes during 2019. These changes are being introduced to ensure CSR continues to meet the needs of the Northern Ireland construction industry and to enable continued mobility and acceptance of CSR cards throughout the UK, through compliance with the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLCs) One Industry Logo requirements.
The CSR online card checker is the quickest and easiest way to check the validity of CSR cards. Card details can be checked instantly, at any time. Users can check information including the expiry date, card type and craft along with qualifications/training completed by the cardholder. The cardholders photograph can also be viewed.
The Construction Skills Register (CSR) is introducing a new Trainee Card with immediate effect. The card is aimed at candidates with limited construction experience who are in the process of completing a construction related NVQ qualification.
The Construction Skills Register (CSR) is introducing new Plant Achievement Tests from 30 April 2018. The tests are being introduced to improve the standard and quality assurance of the CSR plant scheme and must be completed by all applicants for new, additional or upgrade plant cards. Renewals are not affected.
From 1 April 2018 the Construction Skills Register (CSR) will remove occupational assessments as a route to new manager and senior manager cards. Candidates wishing to get a manager or senior manager card based on an occupational assessment must submit an application before close of business on Friday 30 March 2018.