More than 60,000 industry skills cards issued under the Grandfather Rights process will expire on 31st December 2024 and cannot be renewed.

The end of all CSCS Industry Accreditation cards issued from 1st Jan 2020 is part of the Construction Leadership Council’s drive for a fully trained and competent workforce.

Industry Accreditation (IA) allowed experienced workers to obtain CSCS cards on the strength of an employer recommendation rather than the achievement of a recognised qualification.

What each individual needs to do next depends on their occupation and what qualifications they may already hold.

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