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CSCS ends exemption to the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test

In line with the announcement below,  ACAD no longer accepts S/NVQ qualifications as an exemption for the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test. CSCS has ended an exemption CSCS card applicants could previously use to get a CSCS card without passing the Construction Industry Training Board’s (CITB) Health, safety and environment test. In most cases,READ MORE

Asbestos Removal Operative Apprenticeship Standard Under Development 

Building on the development of the CITB funded Specialist Apprenticeship Programme by ACAD, ARCA and the NFDC, we are pleased to confirm and update our members on the development of the Asbestos Removal Operative L2 Apprenticeship Standard. How is this different to the Specialist Apprenticeship Programme? This is funded by the employer Apprenticeship Levy, unlikeREAD MORE

Licence Renewal update from HSE

HSE continue to develop their new Licence renewal process and have requested ACAD share the attached with our members.  Please note this is likely to continue to develop as more and more applications are worked through. In addition we have further information to support our membership on our website.

VAT: Domestic Reverse Charge in the Construction Industry

Construction Services Domestic Reverse Charge (“CSDRC”) The CSDRC will apply to  VAT registered  businesses which  supply certain  services to other VAT registered businesses, but only where the recipient business then makes an onward supply of the same construction services. The supplier will be required to issue a VAT invoice stating that the services are subjectREAD MORE

CSCS Annual Review

CSCS reports significant progress continues to be made with moving the industry towards a fully qualified workforce. The focus for 2019 for CSCS will be working towards the removal of Industry Accreditation across their entire scheme and partner schemes. Full details of this review can be found here.

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