COMPETENCE CARD COMPLIANCE POLICY (CSCS)
Intek 3 Construction (UK) Ltd herein referred to as ‘The Company’ is committed to providing
a fully competent workforce on all its sites and offices.
This will affect ALL management and supervisory staff – whether employed directly by the
Company or by members of our supply chain, who are engaged on our sites – and therefore
must demonstrate competence in appropriate management, supervisory or technical skills
including Health & Safety matters. The competence card system provides a mechanism to
verify individual competence and as such, all members of our workforce are required to hold
the appropriate card. That means;
All site and office staff that have construction specific skills are required to hold a
relevant competence card.
All site and office staff that do not have a construction specific skills are required to
hold a regular visitor card.
100% of the Company’s workforce should fall into one of the following with personnel
pursuant of reaching category A.
A. Hold the appropriate competence card for their job role.
B. Hold a competence card, or recognised equivalent not specific for the role, this
includes individuals holding a trainee or experienced worker card who are registered
for an NVQ or undertaking professional competence assessment
C. Have passed the relevant H&S test and applied for their specific competence card
and able to provide written proof.
D. Have booked the relevant H&S test but not yet passed. Verification of competence
required and assessed by the Site Manager via written permission valid for no longer
than 3 weeks, before work can commence.
All sites shall hold a list of operatives and the cards held by each individual. The validity of
these cards can be randomly checked by the site manager or 3rd party using the CITB online card checker. Walker Training shall be responsible for monthly checks regarding card
Every employee and member of our supply chain is required to support this policy to ensure
a fully competent workforce. Walker Training will provide advice and guidance to enable
compliance with this policy, which will be subject to independent audits via both our Health &
Safety Team and Compliance.
This policy will be reviewed and evaluated annually unless there are changes in legislation
when it will be reviewed and updated in accordance with those changes.