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.

Red – Trainee

Gold – Advanced Craft

Gold - Supervisor

Blue – Skilled Worker

Blue – Experienced Worker

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

Black - Manager

White – Professionally Qualified Person (PQP)

White - Academically Qualified Person (AQP)

White – ACRIB Refrigerant Handler

Green - Mate



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Yellow –Site Visitors

White – Construction Related Occupation (CRO)


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