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Professional Level CSR Cards via eLearning Explained

CSR provides cards for construction industry professionals. 

These cards can be issued based on academic qualifications or professional memberships without the professional having to attend a 1-day basic health & safety course or hold an NVQ qualification. 

Options available include:

Platinum Card - Academically Qualified Person

This card is appropriate for two varying levels of management. 

1) Site Level Management: 

Anyone who is working in a managerial position on a construction site. This is typically the main contractors site manager (Foreman / Forewoman) or a contract or project manager.  

2) Executive Level Management: 

Anyone who is working in a senior manager, director, or executive level role within a construction firm. This typically would not be someone involved in ‘day to day’ onsite management. 

To obtain this card type the manager must complete a recognised 3rd level construction related degree and successful completion of one of the specified manager or senior manager health & safety training courses, applicable to the level at which the applicant operates within their organisation. (See below).

eLearning

IOSH Safety, Health and Environment Construction Site Managers

+

Professional Membership

+

Form + £50 to CEFNI

=

Card

*Also available as a classroom-based course. 

Executive Level Management – Directors/ Senior Managers  

eLearning

IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors

IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors ​

+

Professional Membership

+

Form + £50 to CEFNI

=

Card

Platinum Card - Professionally Qualified Person

This card type is appropriate for a site level manager or executive level manager within the construction industry that holds a professional level membership. 

Accepted professional memberships: 

  • MCIAT Member of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists 
  • MCIOB Member of the Chartered Institute of Building 
  • MICE Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers 
  • MIHE Member of the Institute of Highway Engineers 
  • MRICS Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors 
  • MIStructE Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers 
  • MCIstCES Member of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors 
  • MIEI Member of Engineers Ireland 
  • MCIBSE Member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers 
  • MIWFM Member of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management 
  • RIBA Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects 

Individuals will require this professional membership proof in addition to one of the specified manager or senior manager health and safety training courses, applicable to the level at which the applicant operates within their organisation. 

To obtain this card type the manager must complete a recognised third level construction related degree and successful completion of one of the specified manager or senior manager health and safety training courses, applicable to the level at which the applicant operates within their organisation. (See below).

 

Site Level Managers (New Card)

IOSH Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Managers* 

*Also available as a classroom-based course. 

eLearning

IOSH Safety, Health and Environment Construction Site Managers

+

Professional Membership

+

Form + £50 to CEFNI

=

Card

Executive Level Management – Directors/ Senior Managers  

eLearning

IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors

IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors ​

+

Professional Membership

+

Form + £50 to CEFNI

=

Card

Gold Card - Health & Safety Practitioner

To obtain this card, individuals must have a: 

And 

IOSH Membership (Minimum Technician Member) or IIRSM Membership (Minimum Associate Member Participating in a CPD programme),  

And 

Confirmation by way of an employer declaration of 2 years’ experience in a health and safety role in the construction industry. 

 

Renewal Requirement

Evidence of IOSH Membership (Minimum Technician Member) or IIRSM Membership (Minimum Associate Member Participating in a CPD programme)