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Gold card approval from CSCS for Past Graduates of TSA Surveying Course

Past
graduates of The Survey Association’s (TSA) Surveying Course can now obtain a
Gold Card from The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS).

Following an
application by TSA, CSCS, the UK’s leading skills certification scheme within
the construction industry, has agreed the waiver for the 381 Survey School
graduates who started the Course before April 2018.

Director of
Operations at CSCS, Gordon Jenkins said, “CSCS is pleased to be able to work
alongside TSA to reach an agreement that benefits the Construction industry and
aligns with the objectives of the Construction Leadership Council.”

“Working
with the standard setting body we have concluded that the TSA Surveying Courses
in Surveying, which started before the Level 3 Diploma, meet the required
standards for this occupation.”

Students who
started the TSA Surveying Course after April 2018 will not be able to use it to
get a CSCS card. They must instead complete the Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
Surveying. 

TSA Council
Member and Survey School Governor, Nathan Spencer said, “This recognition by
CSCS, is testament, both to the quality of our graduates and the survey
training provided on the TSA Course.” 

“The Course
has been the foundation for the Level 3 Diploma and Level 3 Apprenticeship, ensuring
the next generation have the skills required to support the construction
industry.  It is very positive news for
the surveying industry that CSCS recognises TSA’s contribution.”  

How to
Apply

To apply for
the Gold Card, with endorsement as Engineering Surveyor, candidates will need
to present their graduation certificate and a letter of authentication to CSCS.

To obtain
these documents email The Survey School at office@surveyschool.org.uk  The cost for this is £80 + VAT.  The Survey School can provide a duplicate
certificate, if needed.

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