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Demolition Topman Card

The CCDO Smart Card scheme offers a logical pathway from Apprentice to Manager. Exclusively issued by NDTG, the CCDO Smart Card scheme is respected industry-wide, independently recognised and endorsed. Many major developers and local authorities who commission demolition projects demand a CCDO carded workforce. NDTG makes quality CCDO training accessible for any demolition company operating in the UK today

The CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) card qualifies individuals in the demolition of structural elements including operation of relevant tools, interpretation of drawings and structural hotworks. Individuals will need to pass the Level 3 Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) NVQ in order to hold this card. The blue card is valid for 5 years and is renewable.


Demolition including structural elements.

Operation of work tools.

Implementation of work in accordance with RAMS.
Structural hot works.

Interpretation of drawings/instructions.
Reporting variations to RAMS.

Red Advanced Demolition Operative(Topman)



Must hold the red CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) Card and achieve the Level 3 Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) NVQ.

HSE Test

Current Demolition Specialist or above Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Touchscreen Test Pass.

Previous Asbestos Trainings

You must hold a current Asbestos Awareness Certificate (as a minimum). Other higher level Asbestos Training will be accepted. You can only obtain your Asbestos Awareness Certificate through NDTG, UKATA, ARCA, or ACAD (not E-Learning).


Pass Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) Course. You can complete the 1 day CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) course at NDTG venues nationwide