CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) and other partner schemes have made the Industry Placement Card available from September 1st, 2021.

The new card, initially announced in June, is for learners aged sixteen or above on qualification or training programmes requiring a minimum of 30 days’ work placement, with the intention of leading to jobs in construction and the built environment. It will also support learners transitioning from the classroom to the workplace and mirror changes to educational policy in the UK, which have seen an increased focus on vocational education.

The Industry Placement Card

Initially the following four card-schemes will make the card available from September 1st, 2021:

The introduction of the Industry Placement card follows extensive engagement with the industry including engagement with the Construction Leadership Council and the Department for Education, alongside feedback from an industry-wide consultation carried out in early 2021.

Please visit the Industry Placement card page on the CSCS website for further information and application requirements.