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  • A CSCS test forms a crucial part of the process in obtaining a CSCS green card, a passport onto the construction scene that details that an individual has completed a relevant health and safety course and passed the test. The test covers a wide range of subject matter and uses real world examples and scenarios to test a candidate’s knowledge and comprises of 50 multiple choice questions. APT offer CSCS Tests for East Midlands, Staffordshire, Manchester and Liverpool based companies.

    What Is in the Test?

    As of 2021 there are a total of 473 questions which could crop up on the test covering a large range of construction-based topics. These include:

    • Accident reporting and recording
    • Electrical safety, tools and equipment
    • Dust, fumes and respiratory hazards
    • Environmental awareness and waste control
    • Excavations and confined spaces
    • First aid and emergency procedures
    • Fire prevention and control
    • General responsibilities
    • Health and welfare
    • Hazardous substances
    • Manual handling
    • Noise and vibration
    • Personal protective equipment
    • Safety signs
    • Working at height
    • Site transport safety and lifting operations

    When taking a CSCS test in the East Midlands, candidates must get 45 questions out of 50 correct to pass and thus should study all of these areas and take practice exams to prepare.

    CSCS Test Centre

    APT are and approved CSCS Test centre for the East Midlands meaning that companies can claim money back when they book a test or any CITB training courses with us. This allows employers to send many of their employees on a relevant course to get them a CSCS card and will have safe employees, less culpability and savings made on the price.