Please check the HS&E Test section of our Urgent Messages page for further information about nation and local lockdown restrictions and changes.
There may be a longer wait than usual as test centres need to adhere to the social distancing rules enforced by the UK Government. Please continue to check for available spaces, as availability is continually being reviewed.
Information on this page is for those looking to book the CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test
You can take these tests by booking as:
- an individual
- a group booking
- a mobile testing service (currently not operating).
The cost of taking the HS&E test is £21.
CITB has re-established the Health, Safety and Environment testing operations in England. All Pearson Professional Centres in England are now operational and have been since Monday 18 May with our ITC network is being phased back on a one by one basis once they have confirmed the implementation of new social distancing measures.
Testing in Scotland was re-established on 22 July, the two metre social distancing measures are still in place, so spaces in the test centres are limited and you may have to book further in advance than normal.
Our ITC network is also being phased back once they have confirmed the implementation of new social distancing measures.
Following the announcement from the Welsh Government, Test Centres in Wales will be closed from 23 October (6pm) and will re-open on 9 November.
There is no need to contact Pearson VUE. Your booking will be cancelled with no charges and refunded back to you. If you have booked with a third party, please contact them for your refunds or to reschedule your booking
Our ITC network in Wales will also be closing for the same duration.
We have free testing products as well as some suggested test delivery guidelines (PDF file, 178KB) to help employers run their own in-house interim testing to give a level of local assurance that an employee is safe to work on their site. For more information, please visit our Urgent Messages page.