CCDO Demolition Chargehand (3 Year Card)

The CCDO Demolition Chargehand card teaches individuals the skills required to function as a team leader on demolition sites. Holders will already have 5 years demolition experience and will learn to supervise less experienced operatives and perform additional duties such as preparation and delivery of site inductions. The red card is valid for 3 years and is non-renewable. Red cardholders must complete NVQ Level 3 within the 3-year timeframe to convert the card to a fully qualified Silver Chargehand card.

CCDO Demolition Chargehand (3 Year Card)


  • Ensuring work is carried out in accordance with RAMS.
  • Reporting to site supervisor.
  • Delivering Tool Box Talks.
  • Team Leader directing and working alongside operatives.
  • Preparation and delivery of site inductions.


Must have held a blue Demolition Topman card (5-Year) and have 5 years Demolition Industry experience. To obtain a fully qualified Demolition Topman card, you must meet all the pre-requisites for that card; have completed the 1-day course and passed Level 2 Topman NVQ. Find out more about the course and check you have the right card:

CCDO Demolition Topman Card (5 Year)

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

You can complete the 2 day CCDO Chargehand course at NDTG venues nationwide. Find out more about the course:

CCDO Demolition Chargehand Course

CCDO Application Form

Key Notes

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