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ACE Training - Health & Safety courses, HS&E Tests (CSCS).

ACE Training - Health & Safety in a construction environment training, an independent CSCS testing centre, and more.

ACE Training is a social enterprise training provider based at the Dusty Forge in Cardiff.

Our job is to help individuals and small to medium sized companies to achieve the health and safety qualifications needed for their work or future employment.

We provide support with mentoring and use reflective practices to support learner needs from qualified expert trainers in their fields of industry.

Our popular training package is the QNUK Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) training & CSCS Card, which enables candidates to gain the certificate and competency card required to work on construction sites.

To get your CSCS Card with ACE Training.

1. Complete and pass the QNUK Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) qualification. This qualification does not need to be retaken, but is recommended that it is refreshed every 3 years.

2. Complete and pass the online CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test (CSCS). This involves a 50 question multiple choice exam. This certificate is valid for 2 years.

3. In completing both 1 & 2 in the one day course, your CSCS card will be ordered and will arrive within 10-15 working days.

ACE Training - CSCS Card

Course Duration:

Our Complete Package CSCS Card course will help you take the QNUK Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) Training and CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test (CSCS Test) in one day:
 

  • 9am - 4pm – QNUK Level 1 Health & Safety in the Construction Environment (RQF) training and assessment.

  • 4pm – 5pm – CITB Health, Safety and Environment (CSCS) Test.​

  •  Cost: £225.00

HS&E Tests (CSCS) only.

Cost: £40.00 per test
(inc. HS&E Test (CSCS) £22.50 per person, with an additional cost of £17.50 administration fees).

Above prices are effective from August 2023.

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ACE Training - Not sure what you need to get your CSCS Card?

Skilled? Supervisor? Manager?
Do you need to renew your card?

Need help to decide?

If you have a trade like bricklaying, or are a supervisor or manager, you may be unclear on how to renew your CSCS card.

Your are required to hold an acceptable level qualification (copy of certificate needed), which along with a valid HS&E (CSCS) test certificate in order to get these cards.

Check your qualification against the relevant card here.

  • Q. What do I need to apply for my CSCS card?
    A. A scanned copy of your qualification certificate and CITB test ID number from your CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test, this can be found at the top of your pass certificate. You must have passed the appropriate test within the last 2 years.
  • Q. I would like a job working on construction sites. What do I need to do?
    A. To work on a construction site you need to have a valid CSCS card. To obtain a card you will need to have a certificate in a relevant qualification. If you have a qualification you will only need to sit your CSCS test and apply for a CSCS card. To check if your qualification is relevant you can do so here.
  • Q. My current CSCS card is running out, what do I need to do?
    A. If you currently hold a Green Labourers card you will need to check if your Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment certificate is still valid. If it is you will need to sit your CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test commonly referred to as the CSCS test. Once you have completed and passed you can then apply for your CSCS card. If your certificate has expired you will need to undertake the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment training and assessment and then take the CSCS test in order to renew your CSCS card.
  • Q. How long will it take for my CSCS card to be sent to me?
    A. It can take from 7-10 days from the application stage.
  • Q. What If I fail the test?
    A. If you fail the test you can book another test 48 hours after your initial test. If you fail we recommend buying revision material. A link can be found on the below tab. To book your new test click here
  • Q. What Identification do I need to take on the day?
    A. Candidates must present one of the following: A valid international travel passport. A valid passport of any nationality with a photograph of the candidate and their signature. A Driving License. A valid UK only driving license with a photograph of the candidate and the candidate’s signature. Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) or Biometric Residence Card (BRC) - only to be used as primary ID with a signature. If a candidate does not have the required form of primary ID they may present two forms of secondary ID. This must be one ID from List A, and one ID from List B (two from List A or two from List B is not acceptable). One type of secondary ID should have a photo and one should have a signature. List A Non UK Driving License EU Country Card / National Identity Card CSCS Card or Partner Card showing the CSCS logo (hologram) British Armed Forces Card New Veterans ID Card Citizen Card Biometric Resident Permit (BRP) - without signature Young Scots Card List B Credit Card Debit Card Bank Statement Photocopies of ID will not be accepted. Other ID A Waiver Form should only be used if no other form of Primary or Secondary ID can be provided. For a Waiver Form please click here. For full details on ID requirements please click here.
  • Q. Will I get a refund if I cancel my CITB HS&E Test (CSCS)?
    A. If you cancel within 4 working days you will be able to get a refund. If you cancel within 3 working days or less there will be a £14.00 test administration fee. Cancellation on the day, or non-attendance a refund will not be given.
  • Q. Can I reschedule my CITB HS&E Test (CSCS)?
    A. Yes you can reschedule your test free of charge up to 4 working days before the test date and time. There will be no charge for rescheduling the test outside of the 4 working day window.
  • Q. I would like a job working on construction sites. How do I get a CSCS Card?
    A. To work on a construction site you need to have a valid CSCS card. To obtain a card you will need to have a certificate in a relevant qualification. If you have a qualification you will only need to sit your CSCS test and apply for a CSCS card. To check if your qualification is relevant you can do so here.
  • Q. How long will it take for my CSCS card to be sent to me?
    A. It can take from 7-10 days from the application stage.
  • Q. My current CSCS card is running out, what do I need to do?
    A. If you currently hold a Green Labourers card you will need to check if your Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment certificate is still valid. If it is you will need to sit your CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test commonly referred to as the CSCS test. Once you have completed and passed you can then apply for your CSCS card. If your certificate has expired you will need to undertake the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment training and assessment and then take the CSCS test in order to renew your CSCS card.
  • Q. What do I need to apply for my CSCS card?
    A. A scanned copy of your qualification certificate and CITB test ID number from your CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test, this can be found at the top of your pass certificate. You must have passed the appropriate test within the last 2 years.
  • Q. If I forget to bring my ID, can I still do the training and test?
    No. You must bring the correct ID with you on the day. Failure to bring correct ID – will result in no admittance to training and testing. As a CITB approved and Pearson Vue authorised Test Centre, we are required to follow procedures and maintain expected standards as a Test Centre. Please note – training and testing fee will not be reimbursed.
ACE Training - Do you need training with a quick turnaround time?
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ACE Training - Are you an Advisor, Mentor or Triage?

Do you need training with a quick turnaround time?

Are you looking to work on construction sites? Why not talk to us and find out how we can help you.  We have a range of courses to support your needs - see our course calendar to find out more.

Health & Safety training for staff?

Do you manage a staff team who require health and safety training? We work with a number of small and medium sized companies, to train your staff in a range of health and safety needs. These can include First Aid, Manual Handling, Fire Safety, and Asbestos Awareness. Many of these types of courses will only take up one day of training, and can help your staff meet minimum or gain additional standards in their current work.

Are you an Advisor, Mentor or Triage?

Do you support adults or young people, to gain skills and undertake training into work? ACE Training has been successfully working with into work employment programmes to help individuals into employment. Our training can give the confidence people need to learn successfully through a range of training activities. We have a variety of courses which can provide a range of employment opportunities including Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF).

Customer Reviews

ACE Training - CSCS "Green Labourer" Card

Dennis

The Dusty Forge is a friendly place with ‘five star’ staff who go out of their way to help, really pleased and hopefully starting work soon.

QNUK Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF)

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