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The CSCS Test is Changing from April 2012

The CSCS Test Was updated in April 2012

IThe CSCS Test is now be the citb Health Safety and Environment Test

From April 2nd 2012 a new cscs test will be in place. It will now be called the citb  Health Safety and Environment Test and will be updated with additional sections.

The new citb Health Safety and Environment  test will include questions about respiratory risks and hazards and the new universal hazard symbols as well as behavioural case studies to check how you would respond to situations that may occur on site.

Update—- The behavioural case studies are to test how you would respond in certain circumstances and different scenarios are presented to test your reaction. There are 4 different scenarios presented and you are led through a series of questions. The questions in the behavioural case studies are not given in the Question and answer books but a sample scenario is given on the revision DVD.  We will be shortly be adding guidance on what the case studies contain to the site  so keep checking back. —

citb Health Safety and Environment Test booking

You can book the new citb Health Safety and Environment Test at www.cskills.org/hsandetest and the price is still £17.50.  Since April the test has been administered by Pearson Vue.

New Health Safety and Environment Test Questions

There will now be 50 questions to answer and you will be allowed 45 minutes to take the test. 38 of the questions will be on health and safety knowledge an 12 questions will be behavioural case study questions which basically test how you should react in a particular situation to ensure safety on the site. As well as the basic operative test there are several specialist tests which may be taken:

  • Supervisory
  • Plumbing or Gas
  • Specialist Work at Height
  • Demolition
  • Tunnelling  (NEW)
  • Lifts and Escalators
  • Highway Works
  • Managers and Professionals Test

Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HAVCR)

  • HAPS -Heating and Plumbing services
  • RAAC – Refrigeration And Air Conditioning
  • PFW – Pipefitting and Welding
  • SAF – Services and Facilities Maintenance
  • DUCT – Ductwork

If you are looking to take the test be sure to get the one you need.

for more information or to buy Click on the operatives and specialists Book or DVD below for the latest version or the Manager and professionals book at the bottom

Citb Construction Skills Health Safety and Environment Test Operative and Specialist Book

CSCS test Revision Book for operatives and specialists

Citb Construction Skills Health Safety and Environment Test Operative and Specialist DVD

CSCS test Revision DVD for operatives and specialists

Citb Construction Skills Health Safety and Environment Test Manager and Professional Book

CSCS Test Revision Book for managers

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