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Grading Scheme


Grading definitions and conditions are in the SNIJIB National Working Rules here.

CARDS ISSUED BY THE SNIJIB

  • Apprentice (Red)
  • Plumber (Gold)
  • Advanced Plumber (Gold)
  • Technician Plumber (Gold)
  • Heating Fitter (Gold)
  • Heating Engineer (Gold)
  • Heating Technician (Gold)
  • Gas Service Fitter (Gold)
  • Gas Service Engineer (Gold)
  • Gas Service Technician (Gold)
  • Mechanical Pipe Fitter (Gold)
  • Advanced Mechanical Pipe Fitter (Gold)
  • Plumbing Related Occupation (White)
  • Site Visitor (Yellow)
  • General Operative (Green)
  • Labourer (Green)
  • Supervisor (Gold)
  • Manager (Black)

 

 

  

The SNIJIB and JIB-PMES use a standard card design which can be recognised and used UK wide.

 

PLUMBING RELATED OCCUPATIONAL CARD

An employee who requires a registration and grading card which is not listed in the occupations above, can apply for the Plumbing Related Occupation card. Related occupations are in the download to the right.

Employment is a requirement for this card.


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INDIVIDUALS SEEKING TO UPGRADE


Operatives who hold a valid grading card

Check to see if you meet the criteria here.

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Provide a letter from your employer on headed paper or provide the upgrade declaration form completed by your employer

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Pay relevant upgrade fee

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The SNIJIB will then issue a letter to you and your employer to confirm your grade

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Your CSCS card will follow within 6 weeks

Operatives who do not hold a valid grading card

Check to see if you meet the criteria here.

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Provide a letter from your employer on headed paper or provide the upgrade declaration form completed by your employer

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Provide a copy of a current plumbing health & safety or apply to the SNIJIB to sit the health & safety test

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Provide 1 coloured passport sized photo

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Pay relevant upgrade fee

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The SNIJIB will then issue a letter to employer and operative to confirm the new grade

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CSCS card will follow within 6 weeks

 

 

SNIPEF OR UNITE

MEMBER

AFFILIATE

MEMBER

NON

MEMBER

GRADING CARD        £44        £50        £62
APPRENTICE REGISTRATION* AND COMPLETION        £57**        £116      £173
UPGRADE CARD        £25        £28        £35
REPLACEMENT CARD        £15        £18        £24
1st EVER REGISTRATION AND GRADING        £61        £84      £127



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SNIJIB REGISTRATION AND GRADING card FEEs

Payment of the appropriate fee must accompany the application for the SNIJIB H&S test or Registration and Grading form.

The SNIJIB will only issue a Grading Card with a valid H&S certificate.

Apprentice registration fees

*Apprentice registration fee will cover the SNIJIB apprentice registration, SNIJIB Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship and issue of an individual’s first SNIJIB CSCS/CSR Plumber Registration and Grading Card.

**Where the apprentice is funded through SNIPEF Training Services Ltd in Scotland this charge will be paid by SNIPEF Training Services Ltd. In Northern Ireland employers can apply for a £25 CITB (NI) grant when the first CSCS SNIJIB plumber card is obtained at the completion of the 4 year period of apprenticeship.

Request for duplicate

 

Training Agreement or Completion of Apprenticeship Certificates & qualifications £25
Any other SNIJIB authorisation document £15

 

Annual affiliation fee £150



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FOREIGN QUALIFICATIONS

A request for registration and grading where qualifications have been sat out with the UK must be at least the equivalent to the SVQ/NVQ level 3.

You can have qualifications translated by contacting NARIC on 0871 3307033 (NARIC charge you for this service).

The SNIJIB will review your request for grading when in receipt of:

  • the registration and grading application here
  • proof of 4 years employment as an apprentice
  • copies of the equivalent qualification the Modern apprenticeship in Domestic Plumbing SVQ/NVQ level 3


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Definition and Conditions of Grading Scheme

Registration and Grading fee structure

SNIJIB Registration and Grading application form

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