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. To find 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 (not E-Learning). 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 - PDF CCDO Application Form - Online

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).