CSCS Mock Test

Welcome to the best free CSCS Mock test online! You have 45 minutes to answer all these multiple choice questions for the CSCS Mock Test for Operatives and Specialists.

These questions are taken from a bank of over 450 practice CSCS questions. You will need to get at least 45 out of 50 correct to pass this CSCS Mock test. Also the real exam is based on the same pass mark.

We haven't set a timer on this exam so you can take your time and get it right.

CSCS Mock Test Questions

1. You discover a bird on a nest where you need to work. What should you do?
2. It is your first day on site You find that there is nowhere to wash your hands What should you do?
3. What is the most important reason for keeping your work area clean and tidy?
4. To lift a load safely you need to think about:
5. In an emergency an 'assembly point' is the:
6. Who is responsible for reporting any unsafe conditions on site?
7. What are the TWO conditions for being able to operate plant on site?
8. Now that work on site is moving forward, the safety rules given in your site induction seem out of date What should you do?
9. When drilling, cutting, sanding or grinding you can breathe in high levels of harmful dust. These levels are likely to be highest when working:
10. You have to move a load that might be too heavy for you. You cannot divide it into smaller parts and there is no-one to help you. What should you do?
11. You need to work near an electrical cable The cable has bare wires What should you do?
12. What type of eye protection do you need to wear if you are using a cartridge-operated tool or compressed gas tool (nail gun)?
13. A first-aid box should NOT contain:
14. If you hear the fire alarm, you should go to the:
15. When do you need to wear eye protection?
16. You are on site and you need to throw away some waste liquid that has oil in it. What should you do?
17. What is the safest way to get into a deep excavation?
18. You are in a deep trench. A lorry backs up to the trench and the engine is left running. What should you do?
19. If using on-tool extraction to control dust from a power tool it is important to check that:
20. Noise can damage your hearing What is an early sign of this?
21. Working at height is:
22. Which type of accident kills most construction workers?
23. If you discover a fire, the first thing you should do is:
24. After working with noisy equipment you have a ‘ringing’ sound in your ears What does this mean?
25. After asbestos, which of the following causes the most ill-health to construction workers?
26. You are using a trolley to move a heavy load a long distance and a wheel comes off. What should you do?
27. A lorry is in trouble as it tries to reverse into a tight space. You have not been trained as a signaller. What should you do?
28. If you store materials on a working platform, which statement is correct?
29. What does this sign mean?Fire extinguishers and fire-fighting equipment kept here
30. You are in a deep trench and start to feel dizzy. What should you do?
31. A scaffold has collapsed and you saw it happen When you are asked about the accident, you should say:
32. A fire assembly point is the place where:
33. Look at these statements about illegal drugs in the workplace Which one is true in relation to site work?
34. How should you be informed about what to do in an emergency? Give TWO answers
35. You will find out about emergency assembly points from:
36. You have finished your work and need to sweep up the dust created. What should you do?
37. What equipment should you have if you are doing non-licensed work on asbestos-containing materials?
38. Which TWO of the following will help you find out about the site emergency procedures and emergency telephone numbers?
39. Your doctor has given you some medication Which of these s is the most important?
40. A truck has to tip materials into a trench. Who should give signals to the truck driver?
41. A crane has to do a difficult lift. The signaller asks you to help, but you are not trained in plant signals. What should you do?
42. During site induction you do not understand something the presenter says What should you do?
43. In an emergency you should:
44. You need to use an extension cable What TWO things must you do?
45. If you find bats on site, which of the following statements is true?
46. Your supervisor asks you to drive a dumper truck. You have never driven one before. What should you do?
47. Exposure to asbestos fibres may result in which disease?
48. You need to run an electrical cable across an area used by vehicles What TWO things should you do?
49. If there is a risk of materials flying into your eyes, you should wear:
50. Noise over a long time can damage your hearing Can this damage be reversed?

 

CSCS FAQ

What is CSCS?

CSCS is short for Construction Skills Certification Scheme. The UK organisation that is in charge of providing workers on construction sites a CSCS Card. If you want to work on a construction site in the UK it is a requirement to have a CSCS Card.
Having a card ensures that construction workers are qualifed and have a understanding of health and safety before working on site.

What is the CSCS Test?

To be able to work on a construction site you will need to obtain your CSCS card, the CSCS Test or know as the HS&E Test or CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test.
The Construction Industry Training Board or (CITB) are the ones in charge of providing the test. They have been contracted by CSCS to handle all aspects for potential applicants and construction workers, from assessments to card applications.

How do I revise for the test?

The best way is to take as many mock tests as possible and learn from all the questions we have to offer.

How many questions are there in the CSCS Test?

In total, the CSCS Test has 50 multiple choice questions. The questions themselves will be served up at random from a bank of hundreds of questions.

What is the duration of the test?

The test is timed and you have 45 minutes to finish. This will give you just under 1 minute to answer each question.
You will have a countdown timer in the corner so you will know how long you have left in the real exam. Our mock tests are not timed so you can take your time and study the questions and answers.

What is the pass mark?

The CSCS pass mark depends on which exam you are sitting.
For Operatives and Specialists, the pass mark is 45 out of 50 (90%).
For Managers and Professionals, the pass mark is 46 out of 50 (92%).

Can I take books or notes in with me when I sit the test?

Unfortunately not, you will not be able to take any study material with you in the exam. You will have to leave all your belongings outside in the lockers that will be provided.

What types of questions are there?

Mostly the questions will be multiple choice based. Either selecting one correct answer and multiple correct answers.
There are a few different types of questions such as:
Drag and drop images
Drag and drop text
Hot area
Hot spot
Multiple choice
Multiple choice with images

Is audio support available for questions and answers?

Absolutely, when you go to book your test you will be able to either pick English or Welsh voice overs.
Another option is to have a voice assistant in many different European languages.

How do I check my CITB mock test results?

At the end of our CSCS mock exams on this website, you will be able to submit your results, after that you will be shown all of the questions with your answers and any incorrect answers you provide.

What are some tips to pass the test?

Practice, Practice, Practice!
Take your time reading the questions, some will ask what you should do while others will ask you what you should NOT do.
Make sure you answer every question, if you do not know the answer, try to eliminate the wrong answers and then take an educated guess with what answers are left.
Do not spend too much time on one question, you only have 45 minutes to complete the test. If you get stuck come back to it at the end when you have completed all the other questions.

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