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 York.
What to Expect in the Test
The day of the exam is straightforward. Simply arrive with a valid ID, have your photo taken for security purposes, and take the test. You will have 45 minutes to answer 50 multiple-choice questions. Upon completion, you will get your achievement certificate that details your test results.
In the event that you fail your first try, you can enrol to retake the exam in three days. It is strongly advised that you buy revision materials to help you prepare for the next test.
You can access the study materials by clicking this link
. By learning what material is in the CSCS test, you have a much higher likelihood of earning a passing score.
If you wish to register to take the exam or you already did but failed and want to re-register, please click this link
to get started.
What to Take With You
You need a valid ID in order to take the CSCS test. If you don’t have a valid ID, you will not be allowed to take the test (no exceptions). Accepted forms of ID are as follows:
- UK driving license
If you don’t have proper identification, you’ll need to present two other documents that prove your identity. These include but aren’t limited to:
- British Armed Forces Card
- Building Society Passbook
- Cheque Guarantee Card
- Paper Driving License
- UK Travel Document
- ID Card Citizen Card
- Trade Union Card
- Bank Statement
- Work ID Card
To see a complete list of the accepted form of identification, click this link
and scroll down to “What Identification do I need to take on the day?”
What to Do Before Going to the Test Centre
Everyone who takes the CSCS test should revise the applicable study materials before testing. Of the people who failed, nearly ¾ did not study for it. To ensure that you come prepared, click here
to purchase revision material.
How Do I Book a Test?
To book the York CSCS exam, click here
and fill out our online form. After providing the requested information, we will email your test time and date, usually within 24 hours.