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 Card (3 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

Achieved Level 3 Demolition Chargehand NVQ. There are 9 mandatory units: QCF641, QCF642, QCF643, QCF154v3, QCF209v2, QCF210v2, QCF211v2, QCF212v2, and QCF213v2 and 1 unit that is picked out of a choice of 2: QCF155v3 or QCF156v2.

CCDO Application Form

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).