Is jib card same as CSCS?

Is jib card same as CSCS?

The cards are essentially the same, although you will need the appropriate card to work in these areas. You may also have heard an ECS card being known as a JIB (Joint Industry Board) card. The JIB is the issuing authority on the ECS card, there is no additional card.

What is a jib-Pmes card?

The JIB-PMES CSCS Registration Scheme Providing professional, industry recognised registration cards for operatives working in the plumbing and mechanical engineering services sector and related occupations.

What does jib stand for in plumbing?

Established in 1972, the Joint Industry Board for Plumbing, Mechanical Engineering Services (JIB-PMES) has been a provider of services and benefits to companies based in England and Wales for half a century.

What is blue jib card?

Blue JIB Card (Plumber) Issued to those who have achieved Level 2 NVQ/SVQ or Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing or an equivalent qualification (i.e. City and Guilds Craft Certificate).

Can I get a CSCS card with no qualifications?

You don’t need to have an NVQ to apply for a CSCS Site Labourers card. You need to have passed a Health, Safety and Environment (H&SE) test and have a QCF Level 1 Award or equivalent in a Health and Safety in a Construction Environment. Other types of qualifications are relevant to the other CSCS cards.

How much does it cost to get a CSCS card?

CSCS cards cost £36 and the separate CITB Health, safety and environment test costs £22. There are organisations that offer card application services.

How long does jib card last?

WHEN I HAVE PASSED MY HS&E TEST, HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO APPLY FOR A CARD? Your test certificate is valid from the pass date. We recommend you apply for your card immediately to get full value as your card will be valid for 5 years from the test pass date and will allow you easier access to sites.

What does jib stand for in construction?

JIB stands for Joint Industry Board and denotes that the issuing body responsible for the card in question is recognised by other industry competence measures, including CSCS.

Can I get a jib card without an NVQ?

The typical route to achieving the JIB Gold Card is through NVQ Level 3. However, if you have experience in the industry or a historical qualification you may be eligible for the Mature Candidate Assessment. All Gold Card applicants must pass the ECS Health, Safety and Environment Test to be eligible for the card.

What is the easiest way to get a CSCS card?

The quickest and cheapest way to apply for a CSCS card is to call the CSCS contact centre on 0344 994 4777. The majority of cards ordered over the phone get despatched the next working day. Alternatively, a postal application service is also available and you can download an application form from the CSCS website.

How to apply for a CSCS card online?

Before you begin the online application process please make sure to visit the ‘Types of card’ page and view the requirements for the card you are applying for – this will ensure that you have all the required information to hand in order to complete the online application process.

Is the jib-PMES white pro CSCS card still valid?

Industry Accreditation is no longer permitted in support of these cards. To see the new card application criteria please click the ‘read more’ link below: The process of phasing out JIB-PMES White PRO CSCS registration cards means that any existing PRO white card holders are now unable to simply renew their existing cards.

How can I get a JIB card online?

How can I get a JIB Card? First, apply for the appropriate card. The simplest way to do that is to call us at the number at the bottom of this page. We will send you an official application form, and can sign you up for your HS&E test(see below) at the same time.

When to apply for jib PMES manager black card?

The application criteria for the JIB-PMES Manager black card changed from the beginning of November 2020. Industry Accreditation is no longer permitted in support of these cards. To see the new card application criteria please click the ‘read more’ link below:

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