Book CITB Test For Floor Layer CSCS Card

To attain a CSCS card suitable for a Floor Layer, you will need to complete the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test for Operatives. This is a requirement for any Floor Layer who wishes to obtain or renew their CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card, also known as the CSCS Blue Card.
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About CSCS Cards for Floor Layer

In order to be considered for work on any jobsite in the UK, major or minor, you will need to have a Blue Skilled Worker Card certifying you as a Floor Layer. This is recognised on both public and private construction sites. Most sites require that you have a CSCS card to display your qualifications. The card has a validity period of 5 years and is recognised nationwide.

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How do I apply for the CSCS card for Floor Layer?


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 Skilled Worker Card.
The CSCS Blue Skilled Worker card is renewable. Once it has been attained you can renew it as long as you have the correct CITB Health, Safety and Environment test.

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How to obtain a CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card

In order to apply for a CSCS card for Floor Layers, there are two qualifications you need to acquire. You need to pass the CITB test for Operatives, which can be done at your local approved test centre. The score report is valid for 2 years and is a mandatory requirement for applying for your CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card.

You will also need a NVQ Level 2 Award or an equivalent qualification. There are various ways to obtain this qualification. You may wish to complete this through a college course.

About the CITB Test for Floor Layer CSCS Card

Any applicant looking to apply for a CSCS card must take the correct CITB test. For a Floor Layer, this would be the Operatives test. This test consists of 50 multiple-choice questions, focused on basic health, safety, and environmental topics related to construction. You need a score of at least 45 in order to pass successfully. These tests are only conducted in test centres approved by CITB.

According to statistics, most people who fail the CITB Operatives test did not prepare in advance. It is very important for candidates to revise in advance to complete the test successfully.

Booking your CITB Test for CSCS Floor Layer Card

It’s easy to book your CITB Floor Layer Test. Use our simple booking form to fill out your details. Select the ‘Operative Test’ and choose your preferred date and test centre. You will then need to securely provide your payment information. Booking information should then arrive within around 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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