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HS&E test for operatives and specialists book & DVD set (2019)
HS&E test for operatives and specialists book & DVD set (2019)
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The CITB Health, safety and environment test helps the industry to improve its health, safety and environmental standards and forms a vital part of the requirement to obtain a construction industry scheme card.

This revision material contains everything you need to know to book, prepare for and sit the CITB Health, safety and environment test for operatives and specialists.

Content has been updated for 2018 to reflect legislation changes.

From January 2018 the test will be updated to include new question styles, the DVD within this bundle has been updated to include the new question styles however as there are no changes to the question content the book remains up to date also.

The test includes behavioural case studies, and knowledge and specialist questions. The behavioural case studies are based on the core principles of the industry’s free film Setting out. The film explores what employers and sites must do for workers, and how workers need to behave and interact to constantly changing site conditions.

There are also separate revision materials to support the Health, safety and environment test for managers and professionals(MAP), so please ensure that you are revising for the right test.

Specialist activities include tests in the following areas.

  • Supervisory.
  • Demolition.
  • Highway works.
  • Specialist work at height.
  • Lifts and escalators.
  • Tunnelling.
  • Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR):
    • Heating and plumbing services (HAPS)
    • Pipefitting and welding (PFW)
    • Ductwork (DUCT)
    • Refrigeration and air conditioning (RAAC)
    • Service and facilities maintenance (SAF).
  • Plumbing (JIB).


GT 100 is an A5, perfect bound publication, printed in full colour. It follows the standard structure used across all CITB core publications (A: Legal and management; B: Health and welfare; C: General safety; D: High risk activities; E: Environment; F: Specialist activities).


There are four core sections to progress through, listed below.

  • Useful information. All the information you need about the test itself - how to prepare, how to book a test and a guide to what will happen on the day of your test.
  • Prepare. The behavioural case study questions within the test are not published, but you can prepare for these by watching the film Setting out. You can prepare for the knowledge questions by reading through the questions and checking your knowledge and understanding of the topics. For the operative test and the labourer test, Sections A-E need to be revised. For the specialist test, Sections A-E plus the relevant chapter in Section F need to be revised.
  • Practise. You can practise a behavioural case study with a sample question, experiencing the different layout and approach, and you can practise the knowledge questions by working through every question by area and building practice tests.
  • Simulate. You can take the full test tutorial and practice tests, presenting a full test experience.
    • The operative questions and the Setting out film are provided with voice-overs in English, Welsh, Bulgarian, Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian and Spanish. British Sign Language support is also included.

      Specialist test questions are available with voice-overs in English and Welsh.

      The following minimum system requirements apply.

      • Operating system: Windows®Vista (SP2), Windows® 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 (not Windows®RT).
      • CPU type and speed: Pentium® IV 1.5GHz or equivalent.
      • Hard drive space: 500MB recommended install.
      • Memory: 1GB
      • Graphics: Any Direct3D 9 compatible graphics card (with at least 32MB of memory).
      • Audio: Any DirectX 9 compatible sound card.
      • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768.
      • Internet: required for software activation and web updates
      • Printer: optional
      • Other.
        • Internet Explorer 8. (Internet Explorer 10 or higher recommended.)
        • Windows® Media Player 11 (or higher).
        • DirectX 9.0c (or higher).

      Optical drive also required for DVD-ROM.

      This product is not compatible with Mac OS or Linux operating systems

      ISBN for book:978-1-85751-477-3
      ISBN for DVD:978-1-85751-478-0

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