CDC Group is an CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) and a PearsonVUE Authorised Test Centre for HS&E Tests, also known as CSCS touchscreen test.

You will need to make sure that you prepare for the right HS&E Test via one of the official CITB Revision Materials (App, DVD, Download or Book).

Please note that after listening to our candidates’ feedback, there are a number for free apps and website offering preparation materials which are unrelated to the test. Always make sure you are using a CITB developed resource to prepare for your test.

Important Notes:

  1. A valid form of Photo ID (UK Driving Licence or Passport) is required at your test admission – you won’t be able to test without an original form of ID (A list with Acceptable Form of ID‘s will be automatically emailed once your booking has been confirmed)
  2. A fee of £50.00 + VAT (strictly non-refundable and always payable in advance before your booking) is charged for each CITB HS&E Test delivered
  3. We won’t be able to discuss any of the Test questions/results with customers, booked delegates and companies
  4. You will need a copy of your generated CITB Score Report (handed over to you after your test), to be able to apply for your first or renew a CSCS Card


Types of HS&E Tests

1. Operatives Test

The operatives test examines HS&E awareness, helping to raise standards across the industry by ensuring all workers meet a minimum level of health, safety, and environmental awareness. It lasts 45 minutes and is comprised of 50 questions made up of both behavioural case studies and knowledge questions.

A minimum mark of 45 out of 50 is required to pass.

Voiceover Available (for candidates with English as second language):

  • Bulgarian
  • Czech
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

2. Specialist Test

Specialist tests are taken in a variety of fields. They include questions surrounding the five core knowledge areas in addition to additional questions relevant to the specialist area(s) chosen and require a 45 out of 50 marks to pass.

The Specialists test is available in each of the following topics:

  • Supervisory (SUP)
  • Demolition (DEM)
  • Plumbing or gas (PLUM)
  • Highway works (HIW)
  • Specialist work at height (WAH)
  • Lifts and escalators (LAEE)
  • Tunnelling (TUNN)
  • HVACR – Heating and plumbing services (HAPS)
  • HVACR – Pipefitting and welding (PFW)
  • HVACR – Ductwork (DUCT)
  • HVACR – Refrigeration and air conditioning (RAAC)
  • HVACR – Services and facilities maintenance (SAF)

Please note there isn’t any Voiceover available for these type of CITB HS&E Tests.

3. Managers and Professionals (MAP) Test

The test must be completed in 45 minutes and requires 46 out of 50 for a pass.

Please note there isn’t any Voiceover available for this type of CITB HS&E Test.

CITB Health, Safety & Environment Test

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£50.00 + VAT 45 minutes

  • Duration45 Minutes
  • Places6
  • LocationCDC Test Centre - HP3 9HD
  • Validity2 Years
  • LevelOperative, Specialist, Manager
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