Require CSCS revision? We have put together a mock test exam for you to revise before taking your CSCS card test.
CITB CSCS mock test online for labourers, operatives and supervisors. The test will update on the 26th of June 2019 and we will update this test to represent the new 2019 – 2020 test changes.
The questions are multiple choice just like the real test and will help you pass the CSCS test. Once completed you can email your answers to yourself or retake the mock test exam.
The pass mark for the test can be found on our CSCS test pass mark page.
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CSCS Test Structure
The test structure has been designed to enable you to demonstrate knowledge across the following key areas.
- Section A: Working environment
- Section B: Occupational health
- Section C: Safety
- Section D: High risk activities
- Section E: Specialist
Section A: Working environment
General responsibilities: what you and your employer need to do to ensure everyone is working safely on site.
Accident reporting and recording: when, how and why accidents need to be reported and recorded.
First aid and emergency procedures: what you should do in case of an emergency, and what your employer must make available.
Personal protective equipment: why personal protective equipment (PPE) is important, why you should wear it and who is responsible for it.
Environmental awareness and waste control: your responsibilities on site, how waste should be managed and how to conserve energy.
Section B: Occupational health
Dust and fumes (Respiratory hazards): how to work safely, protecting yourself and those around you from exposure to respiratory hazards. What health conditions may arise from exposure to dust and fumes.
Noise and vibration: why it is important to minimise exposure to noise and vibration in the work place. How you should protect yourself and those around you.
Health and welfare: common health issues on site and how to avoid them. Providing welfare facilities and support on site. Awareness of mental health.
Manual handling: why and how it is important to handle all loads using a safe system of work. What key areas you need to be aware of when handling loads.
Section C: Safety
Safety signs: what types of safety sign you will see on a construction site, and what they are informing you of.
Fire prevention and control: what you should do if you discover a fire, and which fire extinguishers should be used on what type of fire.
Electrical safety, tools and equipment: how to work safely with different types of tools, and what you should do if the tools you are using have not been examined or are faulty.
High risk activities
Site transport safety and lifting operations: how careful planning can safely segregate pedestrian and traffic routes. Traffic rules you need to be aware of. How to lift loads safely.
Working at height: what types of equipment you will use for working at height, and how to use them correctly.
Excavations and confined spaces: how to work safely in a confined space or excavation, and what you should do if exposed to certain hazards.
Hazardous substances: how you can identify a hazardous substance, and what control measures should be in place to enable you to work safely.
Section E: Specialist
If you are preparing for a specialist test you will also be asked questions about your specialist activity. There are currently 12 specialist tests available, including supervisory; demolition; highway works; specialist work at height; lifts and escalators; tunnelling; plumbing (JIB); heating and plumbing services; pipefitting and welding; ductwork; refrigeration and air conditioning; services and facilities maintenance.
What is a knowledge question?
The knowledge questions cover 16 core areas (presented in sections A-D of the question book) that are included in all the tests. These questions are factual. For example, they will ask you to identify fire extinguishers and signs. There is an additional knowledge question bank for each specialist test.
You do not need to have a detailed knowledge of the exact content of any regulations. However, you do need to show that you know what is required of you, the things you must do (or not do), and what to do in certain circumstances (for example, upon discovering an accident).
Legislation in Northern Ireland and Scotland differs from that in the rest of the UK. For practical reasons, all candidates (including those in Northern Ireland and Scotland) will be tested on questions using legislation relevant to the remainder of the UK only.
There are four different styles of knowledge question that may be presented within your test. These are explained below.
Multiple choice and multiple choice with images
Multiple-choice questions are identified by this icon.
A multiple-choice question will ask you to select one or more answers from a list of options. Some answer options may also contain images.
Drag and drop text and drag and drop images
Drag and drop questions are identified by this icon.
A drag and drop question can be answered by dragging and dropping text or images from a list of options to the answer area.
Hot spot questions are identified by this icon.
A hot spot question can be answered by selecting the correct place on the given image.
Hot area questions are identified by this icon.
A hot area question can be answered by selecting one of the answer areas within the given image.
CSCS Test Revision Booklets and Books
If you are looking for external CSCS test booklets and revison books then we have compiled a list of links below for you to purchase the test booklets from the offical Citb shop website.
Both revison material is available in book, download, DVD and app formats.
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