CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) (5 Year Card)

The CCDO Demolition Topman card qualifies individuals in the demolition of structural elements including operation of relevant tools, interpretation of drawings and structural hotworks. Individuals will need to pass the Level 3 Topman NVQ in order to hold this card. The blue card is valid for 5 years and is renewable.

CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) (5 Year Card)


  • Demolition including structural elements.
  • Operation of work tools.
  • Implementation of work in accordance with RAMS.
  • Interpretation of drawings/instructions.
  • Reporting variations to RAMS.
  • Structural hot works.


Must hold the red CCDO Demolition Topman Card and achieve the Level 3 Topman NVQ. Find out more about the course and check you have the right card:

CCDO Demolition Topman Card (3 Year)

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. Find out more about the course with us:

Asbestos Awareness

Achieved Level 3 Demolition Topman NVQ. There are 7 mandatory units: VR209v2, VR210v3 VR211v2, VR212v2, VR154v3, VR763v1, VR218v3 and 3 units that are picked out of a choice of 4: VR155v3, VR156v3, VR157v3 or VR158v3.

CCDO Application Form - PDF CCDO Application Form - Online

Key Notes

The blue card valid for 5 years. This card is renewable. For card renewal, operatives will need to sit the 1 day Topman course. For more information, contact NDTG on 01442 217 144 (option 2).