Book CITB Test For Plumber CSCS Card

As a Plumber, you will need to apply for a CSCS Partner Scheme Card, namely a JIB (Joint Industry Board). You will first need to take the correct CITB Health, Safety and Environment test. As a plumber you would need to complete the Health, safety and environment specialist plumbing (JIB) test.
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About CSCS Partner JIB Cards for Plumber

Most job sites in the UK require that you hold a CSCS or CSCS partner scheme card to carry out work. A JIB Card displaying your qualifications will certify your skills and enable you to be considered for jobs on any construction site, both public and private. A JIB Card will last for 5 years and is acknowledged nationally.

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How do I apply for the CSCS Partner JIB Card for Plumber?


Complete an accepted core qualification for your card.


Book in a CITB Health, Safety and Environment Specialist Plumbing (JIB) Test at your local test centre.


Apply for your CSCS Partner JIB Card.

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How to obtain a Blue Plumber JIB Card

To make an application for the CSCS Partner Scheme JIB Blue Plumber Card. You will need to hold an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in one of the accepted disciplines. This could be, for example, an NVQ Level 2 in Plumbing & Heating completed as a college diploma.

Additionally, you need to complete the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test for Specialists - Plumbing (JIB). Results are valid for 2 years, you will need your score report for making your application. The test can be completed at your local, CITB-approved test centre.

About the CITB Test for Plumber JIB Card

In order to attain any CSCS card or partner card it is required that you take the correct CITB test for specialism and qualifications. There are 50 multiple choice questions that make up the CITB Health, Safety, and Environment Specialist JIB test. Questions are focused on basic health, safety and environmental topics related to construction. Additionally, there are questions centred around the specialist plumbing domain. You will need to have answered at least 45 questions correctly to pass. Tests are carried out in CITB’s approved centres.

It is crucial that you study in advance of the test, as statistics show that the majority of those that fail the CITB test did not prepare with revision.

Booking your CITB Test for JIB Plumber Card

You can book your CITB Plumber test using our simple booking form. Fill in your details and select the ‘JIB’ test. You can then choose your preferred test date and centre. Once this has been completed, you will be able to securely provide your payment information. Your booking information should 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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