The CSCS card is a way to verify that people working on construction sites have the appropriate knowledge and training. This helps prevent on-the-job mishaps that endanger everyone's health and safety. You obtain a CSCS card by taking the CITB Health, Safety & Environment Test. There are 150 CITB test centres nationwide including in Andover.
What to Expect in the Test
When you arrive to take the CITB test, the on-site staff is required to first check your ID and confirm that you have arranged to take the exam at that time. As per safety guidelines, the staff will take your photo before you can enter to take the exam.
The test itself lasts 45 minutes and is made up of 50 multiple-choice questions. Once completed, you will get a certificate of achievement that details your test results.
If you happen to fail, you can always register to retake the exam three days after the date of the first exam. A failing score is an indication that you require additional material to help you prepare. You may buy revision materials designed solely for the CITB exam at this link
If you need to register to take the test for the first time or you need to re-register to retake the exam, please click here
and provide the requested information.
What to Take With You
A valid form of identification is required in order for you to be permitted to take the CITB exam (no exceptions). A valid ID includes:
- UK driving license
In the event that you don’t have either form of identification, you will need to show two alternative forms of ID. These include:
- Non-UK Driving License Passport without signature
- CITB Scheme Card Student
- British Armed Forces Card
- ID Card Citizen Card
- EU Country ID Card
- Proof of Age Card
- Trade Union Card
- Young Scots Card
- Work ID Card
For a complete list of accepted IDs, please click here
What to Do Before Going to the Test Centre
Of all candidates who failed the CITB test, approximately ¾ did not study for it. You can avoid this by purchasing revision materials at this link
How Do I Book a Test?
If you are ready to book the CITB test in Andover, follow this link
and fill out our online form. You will be asked to provide some basic information to complete registration. In approximately 24 hours, you will be emailed your exam date and time.