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CSCS Launch Smart Check App

Smart Check App

CSCS has officially launched its Smart Check App!

This CSCS Card Checker means that for the first time, all 38 card schemes that carry the CSCS logo are now able to be verified with the same app, which is equivalent to the 2.1 million cards within the construction industry.

The app has been created to improve the industry’s procedures of checking cards and site safety. Furthermore, it will help tackle fraud within the sector.

It’s available to download via the Apple App Store and Google Play.

How can you check a card using the CSCS Smart Check app?

You can check a card using the app via three different ways…

Checking a card using contactless:


Checking a card by scanning a QR code:


Checking a card by doing a Manual Check:

What does the app check?

By scanning a card with the Smart Check app, it will check that the card is in date and genuine, and that it’s being used by the person in the card profile photo. Furthermore, it will check that the person has the right qualifications and completed the relevant training for the job they carry out.

How do I get a CSCS Labourer card?

The CSCS Labourer’s card is the basic CSCS Green card you will need to get on a construction site. By completing one of the two CSCS green card course routes, you will have a card that provides proof that you are competent with basic health and safety.

We offer a CSCS Course, Test and Card training package. It’s the quickest way to get your Green Labourer CSCS card and is a great place to start if you’re an apprentice or new to the industry. It will provide you with all the fundamental health and safety knowledge you need to allow you to perform your job safely on-site.

Take a look at some frequently asked questions about this training package.

How to apply for a CSCS card?

There are a variety of CSCS cards available. Which CSCS card you need will depend on your job role.

To find out which card you need and how to go about applying for a CSCS card, take a look at some answers to CSCS card questions.

More information is also available via the CSCS Card Finder.

Industry Accreditation CSCS Cardholders

Plans are underway to phase out CSCS cards that have been issued under grandfather rights (also known as Industry Accreditation).

If you’re an Industry Accreditation CSCS cardholder, take a look at some commonly asked questions. These will guide you through what you need to do.

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