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CSCS Card & Asbestos Awareness

Umberslade only employ staff that have a valid CSCS Card (either the red Provisional CSCS card or green CSCS Labourer card) 

and have completed the Asbestos Awareness Course.


When you start working for us we will reimburse you for the cost of getting these qualifications!

How to get these qualifications :
STEP 1    Complete the Health, Safety & Environment Test

You have to take the Health, Safety, & Environment touch-screen test

at your local CSCS test centre; this takes around half an hour and costs £30.

STEP 2    Apply for your Provisional CSCS Card

Once you complete step 1 you can apply for a Provisional (red) CSCS card.

You will find instructions on how to to apply for the card on the Health & Safety pass certificate.

*See notes on the CSCS card at the bottom of this page.

STEP 3    Complete online Asbestos Awareness Training

Take the online training for (UKATA approved) Asbestos Awareness certification. Different companies offer this training for a fee - the link (right) is for an approved training company. 

The cost is around £30.

Once you've completed the 3 steps above you can apply to work for Umberslade.

If you come to work for us we will reimburse you for these costs!**


If you join Umberslade we will also pay for you to also complete the Health & Safety Awareness qualification (one-day course) to gain the full CSCS Labourers Card**.

*About the CSCS Card


The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) provides proof that individuals working on construction sites have the necessary training and qualifications to carry out their work.


CSCS is required to work on the majority of UK construction sites.

For more information call 0344 994 4777 or visit the CSCS website.

**Terms of this offer:

  • Umberslade will reimburse employees for the costs of obtaining a CSCS labourers card after 3 months of full-time employment with Umberslade.

  • Job applicants without a CSCS card need to first obtain agreement from Umberslade to pay for their costs, before applying for it; Umberslade will not pay any costs without prior agreement.

  • The costs that Umberslade will reimburse are: (1) Health & Safety test fee. (2) Asbestos Awareness Training fee. (3) CSCS card application fee.

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