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 CITB test centres nationwide including in Yeovil.
What to Expect in the Test
When you arrive for test day, you will be asked to show your ID to the on-site staff. Then, for security purposes, you will have your photo taken.
Once the CITB test starts, you will have 45 minutes to answer 50 multiple-choice questions. Upon completion, you will receive an achievement certificate that shows your score.
If you do not pass the test, you will be allowed to re-register to retake it in three days. You are encouraged to invest in revision material to aid you in preparing for your retake. You can find an overview of these materials here
Studying increases your likelihood of earning a passing grade significantly, so be sure to take advantage of the available study materials.
If you need to retake the CITB test, you may register to do so here
. Just provide the requested information to get started.
What to Take With You
You need a valid ID on the day of the test. If you don’t have a valid ID, you will not be allowed to take the test. Valid IDs include:
- UK driving license
If you don’t have either document, you may present two alternative forms of identification. These forms of ID include but aren’t limited to:
- British Armed Forces Card
- National Insurance Card
- Credit Card Debit Card
- Paper Driving License
- Inland Revenue Card
- UK Travel Document
- Proof of Age Card
- Trade Union Card
- Work ID Card
Do you wish to see a full list of acceptable documentation? Simply click here
, scroll down, and find the section entitled “What Identification do I need to take on the day?”
What to Do Before Going to the Test Centre
One of the most important things you can do prior to test day is to study for the CITB exam. Doing so greatly increases your likelihood of getting a passing score. If you wish to obtain revision materials, click this link
How Do I Book a Test?
To book a CITB test in Yeovil, click here
and fill out our online form. You will be asked to provide some basic information to complete your registration. You should receive your test time and date via your email within 24 hours.