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Competence Matters are delighted to announce that we now offer CSCS Touchscreen tests and CPCS Touchscreen renewals at our Cumbernauld and Livingston Training Centres.                  

CSCS Touchscreen tests are priced at £37.50 + VAT and CPCS Touchscreen renewals at £50.00 + VAT

Why come to Competence Matters for your test? Save the hassle of going into the city centre when we have on site free parking, modern office facilities and a relaxed atmosphere.

 

Tests we offer are:

Operatives HS&E Test (Green/Blue CSCS Cards)

The Operatives test ensures workers have a minimum level of health, safety and environmental awareness before going on site. This test covers the following five core knowledge areas:

•    Working environment
•    Occupational health
•    Safety
•    High risk activities
•    Specialist

The pass mark for the Operatives test is 90%. To pass, you need to answer at least 45 out of 50 questions correctly.

This is suitable for anyone looking to gain their Blue CSCS Card, Competent Operator Card, or their Green Labours Card

To obtain your Green CSCS Card, you must complete the Operatives HS&E Touch Screen test as well as the 1-day Health & Safety Awareness course


To progress to a blue competent operator card, you must also complete a related NVQ or SVQ at Level 2 or have completed a related apprenticeship.

If you wish to find out more, please contact our office and we will be happy to assist.


Specialist/Supervisors HS&E Test (Gold CSCS Cards)


These tests include questions from the five core knowledge areas contained in the Operatives test as well as relevant questions in the chosen specialist areas. The Specialists test can be taken in the following topics:

•    supervisory (SUP)
•    demolition (DEM)
•    plumbing (JIB) (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)
•    HVACE - services and facilities maintenance (SAF)

ALL OF THE ABOVE TESTS CAN BE BOOKED INDIVIDUALLY ON OUR WEBSITE - CLICK HERE

The pass mark for each of the Specialist tests is 90%. To pass, you need to answer at least 45 out of 50 questions correctly.

This is suitable for anyone looking to gain their Gold CSCS Card

To obtain your Gold CSCS Card, you must complete the Specialists HS&E Touch Screen test as well as a related NVQ or SVQ at Level 3 or 4. Alternatively in addition to the Touch Screen test you can complete the Occupational Work Supervision NVQ or SVQ at Level 3.

 If you wish to find out more, please contact our office and we will be happy to help.

 

Manager and Professionals HS&E Test (Black CSCS Cards)

This test covers the following six core knowledge areas:

•    Legal and management
•    Health and welfare
•    General safety
•    High risk activities
•    Environment
•    Specialist activities

Specialist activities will include questions on Construction (Design and Management Regulations), Demolition and Highway works.

The pass mark for the Managers and Professionals test is 92%. To pass, you need to answer at least 46 out of 50 questions correctly.

This is suitable for anyone looking to gain their Black CSCS Card

To obtain your Black CSCS Card, you must complete the Manager and Professionals HS&E Touch Screen test as well as one of the following:

  • A relevant Construction Management/Technical related NVQ or SVQ at Level 5, 6 or 7
    plus;
  • An SVQ at Level 4 in Construction Management/Technical related qualification, or hold a pre-existing NVQ at Level 4 in Construction Management.

 

If you wish to find out more, please contact our office and we will be happy to help.

If you are unsure which test you require, please consult the CITB CSCS Card finder https://www.cscsonline.uk.com/card-finder

Each test lasts 45 minutes and is made up of 50 questions. It is recommended that you review the revision materials (https://citbrevision.pearsonvue.com) before taking any of the tests. Additionally, there is a CITB Operatives App that can be downloaded which provides further revision material for the test.

Should you wish to book or find out more information please contact our office today on 0141 630 4150 or by emailing enquiries@competencematters.co.uk