The black card is available for manager occupations and is replacement of previously
known as “Platinum card”.
Achievement of an NVQ or SVQ level 4 or 5 in a relevant occupation is required to apply for this CSCS card.
Please note that there are specific revision materials for this test. To buy revision material, please
All applicants must pass the Managerial and Professional (known as MAP) ConstructionSkills health and safety test. To book test, please
From 1st August 2009, all cards that previously required applicants to pass the Professionally Qualified Persons
test (PQP and Managers cards) will now need to take the Managerial and Professional
test (MAP). Individuals who have taken the PQP test prior to 1st August 2009 will
still be eligible to apply for a PQP, Manager or lower level card within two years
of passing the test.