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Foundation Diploma in Signal Reception

Your gateway to obtaining a CSCS Skills card.

Why is a CSCS card needed?
To work on construction sites and be compliant with CSCS rules. A skills card shows the holder has the neccessary skills, experience and health & safety knowledge to be allowed to work on construction sites. Through the Foundation Diploma, the CAI offer a straightforward route to route to obtaining the card.  

If I've the Foundation Diploma, which CSCS card will I get?
A blue CSCS Skills card.

How much does the Foundation Level Diploma cost? 
Depending on the engineers experience and the qualifications already obtained, the cost will vary. Download the CAI Foundation Level Diploma in Signal Reception 'Qualification Requirements' which provides information on the evidence needed. A cost list for some of the elements that go towards the Foundation Level Diploma are:

Course / Evidence Description   Member   Non-Member
Making the Bond   £165.00   £250.00
Work Based Assessment (on-site)   £250.00   £400.00
Work Based Assessment (evidence submission)   £150.00   £300.00
Safe Working at Height Refresher (if needed)         £70.00         £140.00
Basic Aerial & Satellite Installation   £510.00   £765.00
Introduction to IRS   £255.00   £380.00
Basic Home Networking & Connectivity   £165.00   £250.00
Fibre Optics in Signal Distribution   £210.00   £315.00

How do I enrol onto the CAI Foundation Level Diploma in Signal Reception?
Please contact Amanda Ward on 01923 803030 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.