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 Hereford.
What to Expect in the Test
When you arrive, the staff on hand will check your ID, verify you are scheduled to take the test at that time, and then take a photo of you for security purposes. The test itself will take 45 minutes and will consist of 50 multiple-choice questions. When you finish you will be given your result certificate.
What is the CITB Test Like?
As long as you revise the CITB test should be easy. Depending on which type of test you take. For example an operatives test is easier than a managers test
What to Take With You To The Test Centre
The most important thing to take with you is an acceptable form of identification. No ID, no test. No exceptions. Valid IDs include a UK driving license or passport. This is the easiest items to bring which most people have at home.
If you do not have one of those you will need to show 2 alternative forms of ID. These include an EU Country ID card, a Trade Union card, a British Armed Forces card, a credit or debit card, a National Insurance card or a recent bank statement. For a full list of alternative IDs click here
What to do Before Going to the Hereford Test Centre
It is strongly suggested that you spend time revising before going for your test. Of candidates who fail the test nearly 3/4 failed to revise before taking the test.
Directions To CITB Test Centre
Walk away from the Cathedral along Broad Street. Penn House can be located on the right hand side two thirds of the way down the street. The entrance to the Test Centre is opposite the Green Dragon Hotel.
How do I Book a Test In Hereford?
Click the book now button below and follow the steps. Your test date and time will be send to your email usually within 24 hours.