In order to apply for a CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card, you will need an NVQ Level 2 in Painting and Decorating to certify your status as a skilled worker. This can be completed as a college diploma.
In addition to this, you are required to pass the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test for Operatives. The resulting score report will be valid for 2 years, and is necessary to complete your CSCS card application. The test can be taken at your local test centre.
About the CITB Test for Painter CSCS Card
The CITB Health, Safety and Environment test for Operatives is a requirement for applying for a CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card for painters. CITB tests will only be conducted in approved test centres, and are designed to test your knowledge in basic health, safety and construction environment topics.
You will need a minimum score of 45/50 in order to pass the CITB test. It is recommended that you adequately prepare for the Health, Safety and Environment test, as statistics show that the majority who fail their CITB test are those that did not revise the material in advance of the exam.
Booking your CITB Test for CSCS Painter Card
It is simple to book your CITB Health, Safety and Environment test. Use our booking form to fill in your details and select the ‘Operative Test’. You will then be able to choose the test centre and date of your preference and pay securely. Your booking information will arrive within around 24 hours.