Book CITB Test For Fire Safety CSCS Card

The CITB Health, Safety and Environment Operatives test is a requirement for obtaining the CSCS Card for Fire Safety. You will need to pass this before applying for or renewing your CSCS Skilled Worker Card, often referred to as the CSCS Blue Card.
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About CSCS Cards for Fire Safety

In order to carry out your role in Fire Safety, it is highly recommended that you apply for the correct CSCS Card. A CSCS Card is required to access the majority of construction sites in the UK, both public and private. You will need to have a Blue Skilled Worker Card displaying your Fire Safety qualifications. The blue card lasts for 5 years and is acknowledged everywhere in the UK.

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How do I apply for the CSCS card for Fire Safety?


Book in a CITB Health, Safety and Environment Operatives Test at your local test centre.


Complete your NVQ level 2 or equivalent.


Apply for your CSCS Blue Card
As the CSCS Blue Skilled Worker card is renewable. If you already have a blue card in your possession, you will be able to renew this with only your CITB Health, Safety and Environment test score report. Cards that have expired over 12 months ago are not renewable.

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How to obtain a CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card

In order to apply for a CSCS Fire Safety Card, you will need to attain the two requirements for Blue Skilled Worker cards. It is mandated that you pass the CITB Health, Safety, and Environment test for Operatives. The test can be completed at your local test centre and a passing result will be valid for two years.

Additionally, you need to complete an NVQ Level 2 Award or an equivalent qualification. You have a variety of options to complete this, but many do so through college.

About the CITB Test for Fire Safety CSCS Card

It is necessary to complete the correct CITB Health, Safety and Environment test before you apply for your CSCS Blue Skilled Worker card for Fire Safety. These tests are delivered only at their approved test centres. You will be tested on your knowledge of basic health, safety and construction environment topics.

In order to pass the Operatives test you need a score of at least 45/50. In order to pass your CITB Health, Safety & Environment test, it is strongly recommended that you do plenty of revision for your test. As statistics show, the majority of those who fail the CITB test have not adequately prepared.

Booking your CITB Test for CSCS Fire Safety Card

To book your CITB Fire Safety test, just go to our simple test booking form. Fill in the necessary details, and choose the ‘Operative Test’. You then have the option to select your preferred test centre, date, and securely provide your payment information. Your booking information will usually arrive within 24 hours. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

CSCS stands for “Construction Skills Certification Scheme”. This programme was initiated in 1995 as a way to prevent unqualified individuals from causing mishaps on construction sites. The programme is credited with making construction sites as a whole significantly safer.

To be eligible for the CSCS Blue Card you must
  • Be at least 16 years of age.
  • Have Level 2 construction related NVQ qualification or equivalent (such as a City and Guilds Craft Certificate).
  • Pass the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test. 

You can start the process and book your CITB Test here.

There are more than 150 CITB Test Centres nationwide, so there is bound to be one near you. When you book your appointment to take the CITB Operatives test you will be given a chance to choose a test centre in your area. If you want to find the location of CITB Blue Card Test centres you can do so here.

No. However, because the vast majority of construction companies in the UK voluntarily comply with the CSCS programme, having a CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card is a requirement if you hope to enter most construction sites In the UK.

You can start the process of getting your CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card by booking your CITB Test here

Once you have satisfied all the requirements and paid the fee your card will be sent to you via the post. It typically takes up to 5-10 working days to arrive, provided you have supplied an accurate address.

If you need to book your Health & Safety Test you can do so here.

Your new CSCS Blue Card will be valid for a period of 5 years from the date of issue. At the end of the 5 year period you will need to renew your CSCS Blue Skilled Worker card by completing another CITB Health & Safety Test and applying for a card renewal.

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