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 CSCS Health, Safety & Environment Test. There are 150 CSCS test centres nationwide including in Sidcup.
What to Expect in the Test
When you arrive, the staff on hand will check your ID and verify you are scheduled to take the test at that time. You will then have your picture taken for security purposes. The test itself takes 45 minutes and consists of 50 multiple-choice questions. When you finish, you will receive your results certificate.
If you fail the exam, you can register for the next exam three days after the first exam. We also recommend that you purchase review materials to help you prepare for the retake.
You can find an overview of the exam materials under this link
. It is strongly recommended that you use these materials, especially if this is not your first time taking the exam.
By studying before taking the CSCS test, you can significantly increase the probability of obtaining a passing score on your retake. To retake the exam, click here
and fill out the requested information.
What to Take With You
You must bring acceptable identification in order to take the CSCS test. If you do not have a valid ID, you will not be allowed to take the exam (no exceptions).
The most common forms of identification include a UK driver’s license or passport. If you don’t have these forms of identification, you need to provide two alternative forms of identification.
These include your EU Country ID card, Trade Union Card, British Armed Forces Card, credit or debit card, National Insurance card, or your latest bank statements. Additionally, you can click here
for a complete list of approved identification alternatives.
What to Do Before Going to the Test Centre
To ensure that you get the best results on your test, always revise your exam information before coming in. If you need assistance preparing for test day, click here
for revision information.
How Do I Book a Test?
Are you ready to take your CSCS test in Sidcup? Simply click here
to fill out our online form. We just need to collect some basic information from you to begin the application process.