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 Sutton Coldfield.
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 to Take With You
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.
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 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.
How do I Book a Test?
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.
CITB (CSCS) Tests in Sutton Coldfield
CSCS cards are required to gain entry and to work on the majority of UK construction sites. The CITB test is designed to ensure that individuals have the basic health and safety knowledge needed to work on a construction site. To book your CITB testing at Sutton Coldfield, please visit our website or call us today.
What Are CSCS Cards?
CSCS cards are identification cards that give proof that the cardholder has the required training and qualifications for their job. The card is needed to work on most construction sites in the UK.
There are different types of CSCS cards available, each with different requirements. To find out which card is right for you, please visit our website or call us today.
If you are looking to obtain a CSCS card, you may need to complete an NVQ. NVQs are nationally-recognised qualifications that prove an individual has the skills and knowledge needed to do their job.
There is a wide range of NVQs available, so you can choose one that best suits your needs. To find out more about NVQs, please visit our website or call us today.
What is the CITB Test?
The CITB test is actually called the CITB Test. If someone refers to the CITB Test they are referring to the CITB Test. The test is a computer-based touch screen test that assesses an individual’s basic health and safety knowledge. The test is made up of multiple-choice questions and takes around 45 minutes to complete.
To pass the CITB test, individuals must score at least 80%. Individuals who do not pass the CITB test can retake the test after 14 days.
Why Take the CITB Test?
Individuals need to take the CITB test to obtain a CSCS card. A CSCS card is required to work on most construction sites in the UK. The CITB test is designed to ensure that individuals have the basic health and safety knowledge needed to work on a construction site.
How to Book a CITB Test
To book your test for a CSCS Card click the book now button below. We have a wide network of test centres across the UK, so you can be sure to find a convenient location near you. We offer a range of tests, so you can choose the one that best suits your needs.