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 Sunderland.
What to Expect in the Test
The exam day is very simple. On arrival, just show your ID to the staff and have your photo taken (for security purposes). After the exam begins, you have 45 minutes to answer 50 multiple-choice questions. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of achievement with your test results
If you don’t pass, you may register for a retake in three days. It is highly recommended that you purchase revision materials to help you prepare for the retake. You can find these materials by following this link
Be sure to take advantage of these materials, especially if you fail the CSCS exam your first time. Studying greatly increases your chances of achieving a passing score.
If you need to sign up to retake the CSCS test, you may do so by clicking here
. You just need to fill out our online form with the requested information to get started.
What to Take With You
You must bring acceptable identification on the day of the test. If you do not have a valid ID, you will not be allowed to take the CSCS exam (no exceptions). The most commonly accepted forms of identification include your UK driving license or passport.
If you do not have one of these forms of identification, you need to provide two alternative forms of identification. Acceptable forms of alternate identification include:
● Your EU Country ID card
● British Armed Forces card
● Trade Union card
● Credit or debit card
● National Insurance card
● Latest bank statement
What to Do Before Going to the Test Centre
To ensure that you achieve the best results, always look over your study materials before taking the CSCS exam. If you need help preparing for the test, please click here
to learn how to acquire revision material.
How Do I Book a Test?
If you are ready to take the Sunderland CSCS exam, please click here
and fill out our online form to apply. After providing the requested information, we will email your test time and date. This information usually arrives within 24 hours.