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CSCS professional qualified person (PQP) card
Article Type: Newsbriefs From: Structural Survey, Volume 26, Issue 2.
Keywords: Health and safety
People covered by this card are professionally qualified, non-resident on-site and include clients, designers and consultants, facilities managers, senior business executives and educators. Eligible persons must:
be a current fully paid-up member of a relevant professional body;
have up-to-date continuing professional development (CPD) records for the last two years relevant to the area of the work in which they currently practice; and
not currently (or likely in the future) to be spending more than 30 days on site in a six month period.
Before obtaining a card applicants must pass the appropriate CSCS Higher Managerial Health and Safety test. To book this test the following options are available:
book online through the CITB Construction Skills web site; or
telephone 0870 600 4020 Monday to Friday 0800 to 1800.
The cost of this test is currently £17.50 and does not include any study material. This test can be paid by credit or a debit card. It is advisable to prepare for the test and therefore revision materials will be required. CSCS recommend the Health and Safety for the Professional Qualified Persons 2007 Edition 2 publication which can be purchased at a price of £8.49 through the Health and Safety web site or telephone 0161 868 3906.