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Update on HS&E Test and Exemptions

Following the announcement from the Government and the four week lockdown from the 5th November, we can confirm that Pearson Professional Centres across England will remain open for CITB Health, Safety and Environment assessments. Please check your test confirmation email or letter for details of safety measures at the test centre including the requirement toREAD MORE

Save Money When You Book Direct

We are aware that a number of TICA and ACAD Skill Card applicants have mistakenly applied for their CITB Health Safety and Environment Tests via third party websites. These websites will legitimately book the tests for you but they charge a premium for doing so, if you book directly with CITB the cost for theREAD MORE

TICA-ACAD Skill Card Applications

Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic many Skill Card applicants are experiencing difficulty obtaining the relevant CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test. It is currently a key requirement for all applications (new or renewal) that the applicant has passed this within the last 2 years. Those new to the industry may beREAD MORE

CSCS Withdraws Visitor Cards

CSCS has consulted with the industry and agreed a plan that will pave the way for the eventual withdrawal of the Construction Site Visitor card. All Construction Site Visitor cards issued from 3rd September 2018 will expire on 31st August 2020 and are non-renewable. CSCS stopped issuing the card on 28 February 2020. For the avoidance ofREAD MORE

New Online Card Checker for Skill Cards

We are pleased to announce we now have an online card checker for Skill Card issued by TICA-ACAD. This new function allows you to verify Skill Cards via the Go Smart website. It’s really simple to use, just click on this link, select the correct scheme, then input the card holder number and surname.

Online Inductions for Willmott Dixon

We have received some queries regarding the online induction process for Willmott Dixon sites. If you are registering operatives for a Willmott Dixon Site Induction with an ACAD Skill Card, please remember to select the option ‘if you hold a different Skill Card’ (grey box). Further instructions can be found here 

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