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CCDO Demolition Chargehand Refresher

A refresher qualification for working Chargehands who may lead a team of Topmen, Demolition Refurbishment Operatives and Labourers.

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    £230 ex VAT

    NON-MEMBER: £310 ex VAT

CCDO Demolition Chargehand Refresher Details

Once the individual has completed the appropriate pre-requisites they will be issued with the appropriate coloured CCDO card.

These cards are renewable every 5 years to ensure that carded demolition workers have the most up to date knowledge and are operating in the safest and most efficient way whilst performing their designated tasks. For those leading a team, it's essential that working practices are correct as these processes will be taught to the Topmen, Demolition Refurbishment Operatives and Labourers. Our refresher courses take place in one day and cover all of the basic knowledge updates required to renew your CCDO card for 5 years.

Course Pre-requisites:

  • Level 3 Demolition Chargehand NVQ
  • Specialist Demolition Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test
  • Asbestos Awareness

*Approved Asbestos Awarding Bodies

  • NDTG
  • ACAD
  • ARCA
  • UKATA - E-Learning certification is not accepted
  • IATP - Demolition Specific course and certificate from the online generator only, not E-learning (Online Training)

Who should attend

  • Candidates must have 5 years of verifiable experience in the demolition industry.
  • Candidates require a current Demolition Specialist or above Health, Safety and Environment Test Pass and a current Approved Asbestos Awareness certificate (not e-learning).
  • Candidates who have a Silver Chargehand Card that needs refreshing.

Course assessment and certification

CCDO card and certificate

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  • Tuesday 9th July 2024
    NDTG Training Centre
  • Tuesday 12th November 2024
    Online - Remote Learning
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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

PLEASE NOTE: 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).