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 Chelmsford.
Book the CITB Test in Chelmsford
The CSCS Card was developed to enhance safety on UK construction sites. To obtain a CSCS Card is to greatly increase your chances of getting construction work. Cards are earned by passing the CITB Health, Safety and Awareness test.
What to Expect in the Test
You can expect to be refused if you are late. Once inside you will be asked to sit for a security photo. After a short wait, the test will commence. There will be 50 multiple choice questions and a time limit of 45 minutes to answer them.
What to Take With You
You will need to show a UK driving license or a UK passport with a photo and signature to take the test. A valid ID is necessary to be admitted.
If you do not have a passport or driving license you can show 2 alternative forms of ID. Acceptable alternate IDs include a British Armed Forces ID, a Proof of Age Card or a bank statement. For a full list of alternative IDs, click here
What to do Before Going to the Test Centre
70% of all those who fail did not study prior to the test. You can find revision aids here
How do I Book a Test?
Use our convenient online form
to book your CITB Test in Chelmsford.