Types of SKILLcard

Please select a card image below for more information on the requirements for the card, how to obtain the card and how to renew the card. There are minimum requirements for all cards issued by SKILLcard.



Gold – Advanced Craft

White – ACRIB Refrigerant Handler

Blue – Skilled Worker

Green - Mate

Blue / Gold – ACRIB/SKILLcard Refrigeration/ Air Conditioning Engineer



Black - Manager

White – Professionally Qualified Person (PQP)

Gold - Supervisor

White - Academically Qualified Person (AQP)



Red – Trainee

Industry Placement Card


Blue – Experienced Worker


You can find out more about how to apply online for your SKILLcard here.


The following cards have been withdrawn or are in the process of being withdrawn. Find out more here.

Yellow –Site Visitors

White – Construction Related Occupation (CRO)

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