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  For the Plumbing Industry in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Health & Safety  






CSCS Health & Safety Tests

Your grade card expires when your CSCS date does. In order to renew your card, you must therefore pass a new CSCS health and safety test.

This will be a plumbing/non-plumbing health and safety test, depending on your grade with the SNIJIB.

Please note that test papers can only be issued by the SNIJIB in English.









Sit test at our Edinburgh office

1. Email Application Form (select SNIPEF Offices) & passport style photograph

2. Pay relevant fee for test

3. In 2-3 weeks test will arrive @ our office. We will call to book you in on a Friday afternoon @ 2.20pm

4. Sit test at our Edinburgh office

5. In 4-5 weeks SNIJIB will notify you if you have passed and issue your SNIJIB CSCS card





Sit test with your employer

1. Email Application Form (select Work Place) & passport style photograph

2. Co-worker email Invigilator Form

3. Pay relevant fee for test

4. Test will arrive at your work place within 3 weeks

5. Sit the test with your registered invigilator

6. Send test off for marking, using envelope provided

7. In 4-5 weeks SNIJIB will notify you if you have passed and issue your SNIJIB CSCS card

Other Provider

1. Pass test with Pearson Vue/ CITB

2. Email health and safety score report, passport style photograph, & Grading Application Form

3. Call us to pay relevant fee for card

4. Your SNIJIB CSCS card will follow within 6 weeks


All emails should be sent to info@snijib.org


Revision For The Test

For £8, the SNIJIB can provide a Plumbing Health and Safety Revision Manual.

Please call us on 0131 524 1225 to order.


Choosing Your Test





General Operative



Site Visitor

Plumbing Related Occupation (unrelated to

plumbing work)


Plumber/ Advanced / Plumber

Heating Fitter/Advanced/ Engineer

Mechanical Pipe Fitter/ Advanced

Plumbing Related Occupation (related to plumbing work)

Plumbing with Gas


Gas Service Fitter/Engineer/ Technician

Site Supervisor



Site Manager




The SNIJIB can only provide Plumbing and Non-Plumbing health and safety tests. For all others, please contact CITB.





SNIPEF/ Unite Member

Affiliate Member






CSCS Study Manual




Re-sit Test






Alternative Test Centres

If you do not have an employer with a recognised invigilator or cannot visit the SNIJIB Edinburgh office, you can contact a test centre.

CITB: www.citb.co.uk  Tel: 0344 9944488.

Pearson Vue: https://www.pearsonvue.co.uk/ Tel: 0344 9944 488

The manager or supervisor test can be sat with CITB.


Health & Safety Test Exemptions

The SNIJIB will consider test exemption for particular cards where individuals hold:

  • Client Contractors National Safety Group (CCNSG) Passport to Safety
  • IOSH Working Safely – Construction Related – valid for 3 years from pass date
  • National Examination Board in Occupational Health & Safety (NEBOSH)
  • FAS Safepass

These exemptions lasts for a minimum of 5 years from the date the certificate was obtained.



Test Application Form

Invigilator Application Form


Pearson Vue

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