The Black FISS CSCS card is for the Fencing contract and senior managers.
This is the card construction sites and employers will require for fencing supervisors.
British Standards 1722, states that all supervisors should hold a Gold FISS/CS card.
It is a requirement under National Highways Sector Scheme 10B for all VRS managers to hold a Black FISS/CSCS card.
To gain a Black card you must
Hold the Level 5 Diploma in the Principles of Leadership and Management
Attend and pass a Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course
and passing the Health, Safety and Environment test for managers (MAP)(touchscreen).
Card life span and renewal
The card is valid for 5 years, after which time to renew your card you must
Attend and pass a Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refreshers (SMSTS) course
and passing the Health, Safety and Environment test for managers (MAP) (touchscreen).
You do not need to redo your level 5 qualification, because that is valid for life
FaCT can facilitate both the achievement of the Black FISS CSCS and its renewal
Check out our Level 5 Diploma pages and the Site Management Safety Training Scheme information.