How to Apply for the CSCS Red Experienced Worker Card

To apply for the 3 Year Red Experienced Worker CSCS card you need to prove you have completed the BCP training with an approved BCP Manufacturer. To apply for your own CSCS card you need to take and pass the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test – Working at Heights.

The test costs £19.50.

There is more information about booking the test here or you can call 0344 994 4488.

Apply by Phone:

Once you have passed the correct CITB Health, Safety and Environment test – Working at Heights, please call the CSCS Contact Centre on 0344 994 4777. Before you ring, please ensure you have:

  • Emailed a copy of your BCP Certificate to You will need to call CSCS within 5 working days of sending your copy of your qualification as their system automatically deletes emails after this time.
  • a credit or debit card to pay £30 for the card
  • your current or previous employer’s details including contact name, company name and telephone number
  • Your card will usually be dispatched on the next working day.

Applying via Post:

Alternatively you can download an application form, complete it and return it along with the required documentation and payment to: CSCS, PO Box 114, Bircham Newton, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6XD.

Please note that postal applications can take up 20 working days.

Applying via the Employer Application Form (email):

If you are an employer applying for CSCS cards on behalf of other people you can complete the CSCS Employer Application Form and e-mail it to CSCS at This will mean that multiple applications can be managed by one person in your organisation and they can be paid for in one transaction.

For each application submitted you will need to enclose proof of passing the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test – Working at Heights, you will also need to include evidence of a BCP training.

The person named on the form will then be contacted so that payment may be collected and any queries resolved prior to cards being dispatched.

This process will take 10 working days.

CSCS Red Experienced Worker Card

Download pdf application form here

Download pdf application form here


The Experienced Worker card is not renewable and will expire after 3 years. Instead, you can apply for a blue “Skilled Worker” CSCS card provided you have achieved the NVQ2 in Roofing Occupations during that period.

Participating Organisations

The BCP supports training, competencies and qualifications in all roofing disciplines:

Roof Tiling,

Sheeting and Cladding,

Built Up Felt Roofing:


National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC)

Contact: Drew Beattie

Tel: 020 7638 7663



Liquid Roofing:


Liquid Applied Waterproofing Association (LRWA)

Contact: Chris Bussens

Tel: 07708 87202



Single Ply Roofing:


Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA)

Contact: Cathie Clarke

Tel: 020 7638 7663



Traditional Metals


Federation of Traditional Metal Contractors (FTMRC)

Contact: Nigel Johnston

Tel: 07931 210085