Other card schemes

Help your workers stay qualified, competent and safe with available card schemes. Different schemes have different requirements and the schemes listed on this site are no indication of approval or quality. 

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS)

CSCS cards provide proof that individuals working on construction sites have the required training and qualifications for the type of work they carry out.

CSCS is a not-for-profit limited company. Its directors are from employer organisations and unions representing the breadth of the industry.

Find out more about the CSCS scheme.

Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS)

The Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) has been the industry recognised scaffold training scheme for over 40 years.

It is the preferred scaffolding qualification of all the major organisations including CSCS, NSAC, HSE, Build UK amongst others as well as the largest scaffold systems manufacturers.

Find out more about the CISRS scheme.

Gas Safe Register

The official list of gas engineers who are registered to work safely and legally on gas appliances.


International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide in the widest sense - through providing technical advice and information, through influencing and interpreting legislation and standards, through its safety initiatives and training programmes.

It is a not-for-profit organisation owned by its members who include manufacturers, rental companies, contractors and users.


Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA International)

The Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA International) includes within its membership operating companies who employ the technicians who have learned their skills from the training companies of the Association.

The thorough, dedicated IRATA training programme delivers a skilled workforce that can reliably employ a proven work-at-height method.


Joint Industry Board

The JIB is an impartial organisation that sets the standards for employment, welfare, grading and apprentice training in the electrical contracting industry.

Their work is targeted at improving the industry, its status and productivity.



Lantra supports both individuals and companies to achieve personal and business growth.

Their products are designed to specifically meet the business and individual needs of those primarily working within the land-based and environmental sector.


Scottish Construction Operatives Registration Executive (SCORE)

The Scottish Construction Operatives Registration Executive (SCORE) is an accreditation scheme for proof of competence within the construction industry.



Sentinel is one of the premier safety systems in use across the rail industry. They provide rail workers with a passport to work on the rail infrastructure across the United Kingdom


Partner card schemes

Partner card schemes are based on the same standard as Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) requiring the holder to gain an N/SVQ and pass the Health and Safety Test.

To find more CSCS partner card schemes, please visit the CSCS website for more details including contact numbers for these schemes

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