smartcards

Arborist Skilled Worker Blue

To obtain this SmartCard you need to achieve ROLO Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness Course, CITB Operative Touch Screen Test and successfully completed the appropriate training and assessment (refresher training when applicable).

You must ensure these have been completed within the last two years upon application.

Other specialist touch screen tests can also be accepted (e.g. Working at Heights and Highways Works)

Check your qualifications.

To locate your nearest ROLO Training Provider check our online directory.

To book your CITB Operative Touch Screen Test click here.

Your Occupational Title on the reverse of the SmartCard will be applicable to your qualification route:

  • Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting ONLY
  • Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue
  • Stump Grinder
  • Arborist Worker Chainsaw Groundsman
  • Arborist Worker Chainsaw Ground-based
  • Arborist Worker Chainsaw Advanced Ground-based
  • Arborist Worker Chainsaw Off Ground
  • Arborist Worker Chainsaw Advanced Off Ground
  • Forest Worker Feller Buncher Operator 
  • Forest Worker Harvest Operator
  • Forest Worker Forward Extraction Operator
  • Forest Worker Skidder Extraction Operator
  • Forest Worker Establishment Operator
  • Forest Worker Flail/Mulcher
  • Professional Tree Inspector

Please note this LISS/CSCS SmartCard is valid for five years.

Checklist of what you need to provide with your application when applying:

Type of LISS/CSCS SmartCard

New        Upgrade Renewal*

Duplicate

(lost or stolen)

Provide unique email and home address

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Passport style photo ID

Click here for more information

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

ROLO Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness Course

Still waiting for your certificate? Please upload a separate letter providing the name of the training provider and the date you took your test

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Copy of your score report for your relevant CITB Touch Screen Test

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Copy of your qualification/skills certificate(s)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

*LISS/CSCS SmartCards can only be renewed 6 months prior to, and up to 12 months after, the expiry date printed on the card. The expiry date of a renewed card will be the expiry date of the original card plus the lifespan of the card.

How to apply?

The quickest and most convenient way to apply for a LISS/CSCS SmartCard is via our online application service, please click the 'apply now' button below. Alternatively, you can download the application form here, complete and return to BALI with the required documentation and appropriate payment. Please note that postal applications may take longer to process. The application form cannot be sent via email.

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