What is a Black CSCS Card, why do I need one?
The black CSCS Card is one of the most sought-after qualifications in the construction industry and is recognised as a strong indicator of competence among site management and project management.
The CSCS Card system is the industry standard method of ensuring employees are competent in their role. Ranging from red trainee card to the black manager CSCS card the managers black card holds the highest credibility out of all the cards that are a part of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme.
Black CSCS card holders can demonstrate that they have achieved at least a level 6/7 construction related NVQ in either technical or construction management, some of the highest qualifications available to workers in the industry.
Increase in earning potential:
As with most occupations, the more skilled you are, the more you will be able to demand in terms of your salary. Some freelance construction managers can earn over £90k per annum in the industry.
The black CSCS card coupled with the CITB SMSTS can make your CV stand head and shoulders above the rest.
Highly qualified site managers will stay in their position for longer. The more qualified you are then the more attractive you are to an organisation. The Black CSCS card is the qualification you need to ensure that you stay in your position for longer and move from project to project with companies.
Construction is an exciting fast paced industry with huge rewards in terms of job satisfaction and financial and ensuring you have a black CSCS card at your disposal is one of the best investments a good site manager can make.
Gaining a black CSCS card can boost your construction career. Get in touch today to discuss how we can help you achieve it.