Construction NVQs (CSCS Black Card)

We help professionals progress in their career and achieve their CSCS Black Card in Construction.

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What Is The CSCS Black Card?

A CSCS Black Card provides a pathway within the Construction Skills Certification Scheme to prove your competence and experience to hold a management position in the construction sector.

It is not a legal requirement, but demonstrates you have the experience and knowledge to manage within the construction industry.

How can I get a Black CSCS Card?

This Black CSCS Card for Managers is available for anyone in managerial and technical occupation, with a relevant NVQ level 6/7 in construction management and operations, including health & safety.

SHEC will carry out an assessment of your current skills, experience and qualifications and identify the best NVQ qualification for you to achieve your Black CSCS Card for Managers.

You can also enrol for a temporary Red Trainee Manager Card by passing the General CSCS Test and then provide evidence you are enrolled on any of the required NVQ’s with CSCS.

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Learning with SHEC

Expertise into Recognised Credentials

Embark on a journey to elevate your career. If you're a seasoned professional looking to formalise your skills and gain a recognised qualification, you've found your destination. Dive deeper into what we can offer you.

Seasoned Professionals as Assessors

Our team comprises elite health & safety, construction and environmental experts, bringing real-world experience and up-to-date knowledge. They're not just assessors; they're active industry professionals who understand current trends and best practices.

Practical, Evidence-Based Learning

We emphasise real-world application. You'll compile a portfolio demonstrating your skills, directly reflecting your workplace expertise. This hands-on approach ensures you're ready for immediate, practical application in your role.

Tailored Support for Your Journey

From enrolment to completion, we guide you every step of the way. Our assessors are accessible for additional support, ensuring you understand and excel in each module.