Applying for your SKILLcard online

Everything you need to know about applying for your SKILLcard online

How to apply online for your SKILLcard

Applying online for your SKILLcard is an easy 3 step process:

1. You can find out which SKILLcard is right for you by clicking here - your level of qualification will determine which type of SKILLcard you require.

2. Pass your mandatory H&S test by clicking here - all applicants both new and renewals, must pass the appropriate level of H&S test within the last two years - you may be exempt if you have undertaken appropriate certified health & safety training within the last two years, a list of those courses can be found here.

3. Complete your online SKILLcard application by clicking here - please see below for the supporting documentation you will need before getting started.

Applying for a new SKILLcard online

If this is your first time applying for a SKILLcard, find out everything you need to know here.

How to renew your SKILLcard online

You now have 12 months from expiry to renew your SKILLcard online. Find out how to renew online here.

How to replace a lost or damaged SKILLcard

If you have recently lost or damaged your SKILLcard then click here to find out how you can replace it.

Updating or upgrading your SKILLcard

If you would like to update your card with a newly completed qualification or course, you will need to send us a copy of your certificate by email or post. We will update your SKILLcard electronically at no cost. The new information will then be added to the information held by the smartcard when it is next read.

If you wish to replace your SKILLcard and have the updated qualification or course appear in writing on the back of your card, you will need to complete an upgrade/update application form (download one here), then return it to us with the appropriate fee.

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