CCDO Demolition And Refurbishment Operative (3 Year Card)

The CCDO Demolition And Refurbishment Operative card qualifies individuals in the demolition of non-load bearing structures and the removal of fixtures and fittings as well as using mechanical hand tools. The red card is valid for 3 years and is non-renewable. Red cardholders must complete NVQ Level 2 within the 3-year time frame to convert the card to a fully qualified Blue Demolition Refurbishment Operative card.

CCDO Demolition And Refurbishment Operative (3 Year Card)


  • The demolition of non-load bearing structures.
  • The removal of fixtures, fittings, and fully isolated M&E.
  • Using mechanical hand tools and will carry out additional skills training such as working at height where required.
  • Segregate materials for recycling.


Must have held a Demolition Labourer card and have 2 years Demolition Industry experience. To obtain a Demolition Labourers Level 1 card, you must meet all the pre-requisites for that card and complete the 1-day course with Level 1 test pass. Find out more about the course and check you have the right card:

CCDO Demolition Labourer Card

Current Demolition Specialist or above Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Touchscreen Test Pass. You can take your HSE Test Pass at NDTG's Training Centre in Hemel Hempstead, just call 01442 217 144 (Option 2) to book. Member price: £30+VAT per person. Non-Member price: £60+VAT per person. To find alternative test centres local to you, call: 0344 9944488. To help you revise for the test, you can find revision questions here:

Revision Questions

You must hold a current Asbestos Awareness Certificate (as a minimum). Other higher level Asbestos Training will be accepted. You can only obtain your Asbestos Awareness Certificate through NDTG, UKATA, ARCA, or ACAD. Find out more about the course with us:

Asbestos Awareness

Pass Demolition & Refurbishment Operative Course. You can complete the 1 day CCDO Demolition & Refurbishment Operative course at NDTG venues nationwide. Find out more about the course:

CCDO Demolition Refurbishment Course

CCDO Application Form

Key Notes

The red card is valid for 3 years. This card is non-renewable. You must complete an NVQ level 2 within 3 years to convert your red Demolition & Refurbishment Operative Card to the blue Demolition & Refurbishment Operative Card. For more information, contact NDTG on 01442 217 144 (option 2).