CCDO Demolition Chargehand (5 Year Card)

For “working supervisors” leading a team of CCDO Topman, CCDO Demolition Refurbishment Operatives and CCDO Labourers to perform specific demolition or dismantling tasks, reporting to a CCDO Demolition Site Supervisor. Experienced Topmen who upon achieving the Chargehand course are required to achieve an NVQ Level 3 in Supervision. The individual holding this qualification should either have previously held or currently holds a full 5-year CCDO Topman qualification. The Silver card is valid for 5-years and is renewable.

CCDO Demolition Chargehand (5 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 hold the red (3 Year) CCDO Chargehand card or have a minimum of 5-years Demolition Industry experience. To obtain a 5-year Demolition Chargehand card you must meet all the pre-requisites; have completed the 2-day course and passed NVQ Level 3. Find out more about the course and check you have the right card:

CCDO Demolition Chargehand 3 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

Achieved Level 3 Demolition Chargehand NVQ. There are 9 mandatory units: VR209v2, VR210v3, VR211v2, VR212v2, VR154v3, VR763v1, VR213v3, VR215v1 and VR760v1 and 1 unit that is picked out of a choice of 4: VR155v3, VR156v3, VR157v3 or VR158v3.

CCDO Application Form - PDF CCDO Application Form - Online

Key Notes

The silver card valid for 5 years. This card is renewable. For card renewal, operatives will need to sit the 2-day Chargehand course. For more information, contact NDTG on 01442 217 144 (option 2).