CSCS / SICCS Cards – An explanation of CSCS Partnercard Schemes

SICCS (CSCS Partner) Cards - understanding the scheme

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) work closely with 38 card schemes that display the CSCS logo. These are known as Partner Card Schemes.
The Shopfitting and Interior Contracting Competence Scheme (SICCS) is one of them. These 38 schemes represent all sectors of the construction industry and are based on the same standards as CSCS and therefore must be accepted on all sites.
The following will support validity of the SICCS CSCS Partner card scheme:
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Example SICCS (CSCS) card

SICCS Card Cost

Shopfitting Apprentice Card:

  • FREE to NAS Members
  • £5 (plus VAT) to non NAS Members

All other SICCS Cards:

  • £20 (plus VAT) to NAS Members
  • £30 (plus VAT) to non NAS Members

The cards are digital and it is not possible to issue a plastic card.

Minimum Criteria Required

The minimum criteria for a SICCS card mirrors CSCS’ – we require cardholders to have:

  • A recognised qualification
  • The relevant level of CITB Health Safety and Environment test
    Click here for more information. Cost £22.00 per person (Aug 2021).
    This test is often referred to as the “HS&E Touchscreen Test”.  It is made up of 50 questions covering five core knowledge areas: Legal and management,  Health and welfare, General safety, High risk activities, Environment.
    Candidates have 45 minutes to answer the 50 questions. Behavioural case studies are also used in the test to check understanding of health, safety and environmental issues, and how to behave safely on-site.
    Click here for how to prepare for the test.
    Click here for more information on how to bok the test.
    The £6.99 Revision App has proven popular, available both for Android (Google Play) and iOS (Apple Store).
    It is absolutely imperative the person choses the correct test.

Operatives and Specialists Test Revision App

Managers and Professionals Test Revision App