The ADIA have partnered with CSCS to give their members who have sat the BS EN16005, accredited by City & Guilds access to go on site.
This means their members who sit the BS EN16005 AND the Health and Safety test, will not have to complete other courses to go on site.
Below are details of the changes ADIA will be undergoing from 1st May 2017.
Why has this been done?
- Engineers can go on site.
- No additional courses need to be taken to gain CSCS card.
ADIA Health and Safety test
The ADIA have created an online ADIA Health and Safety course that engineers will need to complete before sitting the BS EN16005 course.
If an engineer has done their BS EN16005 and would like the new card, they must have completed this H&S test before a new card can be issued.
This card will allow learners to go on site supervised by a qualified technician. This card will be valid for 1 year and is not renewable.
Trainees will need to do the health and safety test before the card is issued and complete the BS EN16005 within the 12 months’ period.
The BS EN16005 Course and Exam
Once the ADIA Health and Safety test is completed, the engineer is then able to sit the BS EN16005 course and exam.
When they pass they will receive a card with the CSCS hologram as well as City & Guilds logo.
The accreditation lasts four years. After this, engineers will have to reapply to do a renewal exam and Health and Safety test.
Card Renewals and Replacements
Engineers with a card still in date, are not required to order a new card.
Engineers will have to complete this form if they have:
- a card that has expired,
- lost their card or
- Would like the new CSCS card (health and safety test must be taken before issue).
Cards are renewable annually.
Prices from 1st May 2017
- ADIA Health & Safety Test and BS EN16005 Course and Exam – £450 + VAT
- ADIA Health & Safety Test and BS EN16005 ALL ONLINE Course and exam – £350 + VAT
- ADIA Health & Safety Test and Card Replacement (for those who have done BS EN16005 but want to replace their old card that isn’t CSCS ) – £85 + VAT
- Card renewal/replacement – £60 + VAT (for those who have done the Health & Safety Test and BS EN16005 but require a new card)
- Trainees/apprenticeship card and ADIA Health and Safety test – £150 + VAT (credited back to payee on BS EN16005 application)
All BS EN16005 courses will include the health and safety test and MUST be completed.
The ADIA hope you will welcome this development of the BS EN16005 and the opportunities it offers members. CSCS will be contacting thousands of businesses across the UK to let them know that BS EN16005 is now recognised.
You can view the new Terms and Conditions by clicking here .
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