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 Advanced Demolition Operative 5 year 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

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

CCDO Chargehand Course

CCDO Application Form - PDF CCDO Application Form - Online

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).