This card is for people working through probationary periods while employers assess their suitability for employment. You can only apply for a provisional card if you have not held a CSCS card before and this card can only be applied for once.

This card lasts for six months and is not renewable. Before it expires Provisional card holders should achieve or be registered for a recognised construction related qualification and apply for the appropriate CSCS card for their job.

CSCS does not offer any courses or qualifications. To take one of the required qualifications listed below, please contact your local college of further education, training centre or Jobcentre Plus. These organisations can advise you about training and assessment availability, pricing and whether funding for your course is available.