cscs working at height mock test

CSCS Work at Height Mock Test (Specialist)

The CSCS work at height mock test below features 32 random CSCS test questions for those preparing to take their specialist work at height test in 2022.

As with the other specialist tests, you’ll have to answer questions from the core knowledge section and questions from the specialist test you’re taking (in this case – work at height).

You can use this free CSCS mock test to practice the core knowledge questions.

Please note that some questions require multiple answers, you’ll need to select all the correct answers for that question to get a full point.

The pass mark for this practice test is 30 out of 32. Good luck!!!

1. What should you do if you need to cross a roof you think might be fragile?

Question 1 of 32

2. What is the purpose of edge protection?

Question 2 of 32

3. What should you do if you discover the safety net you are working above is damaged?

Question 3 of 32

4. What should you do if you discover a rung missing near the top of the ladder you’re about to use?

Question 4 of 32

5. Safety nets should be installed by ___.

Question 5 of 32

6. What should you do if the cherry picker you’re working from does not reach the area you need to work?

Question 6 of 32

7. You’re trying to clip your lanyard to an anchor point and realize the locking device does not work, what should you do?

Question 7 of 32

8. What should you do if you need to use a safety lanyard but the stitching is damaged?

Question 8 of 32

9. What is the maximum permitted gap between the guard rails on a working platform?

Question 9 of 32

10. What is the MAIN reason for using a safety net or soft-landing system instead of a personal fall-arrest system?

Question 10 of 32

11. Who should erect and dismantle a scaffold tower?

Question 11 of 32

12. You’re about to start work at height and receive a report that the wind will increase to Force 7, what should you expect?

Question 12 of 32

13. What TWO things should you consider doing if you have to access a roof and your only option is to place a ladder against a plastic gutter? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 13 of 32

14. When would it be acceptable for someone to use ground-level controls while you are working at height on a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP)?

Question 14 of 32

15. What should your FIRST consideration be if you are working from a cherry picker and the weather becomes very windy?

Question 15 of 32

16. When would it be acceptable to jump from a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) to a high-level work platform?

Question 16 of 32

17. What should you do if you have to carry out work at height and the securing cord for a safety net is in your way?

Question 17 of 32

18. You have to work at height, when is it most appropriate to use a safety harness and fall-arrest lanyard?

Question 18 of 32

19. What is the maximum vertical distance allowed between landings when using portable or pole ladder for access?

Question 19 of 32

20. When is a person who is not a scaffolder allowed to remove parts from a scaffold?

Question 20 of 32

21. Which THREE details must be included in a method statement for working at height? (Choose 3 answers)

Question 21 of 32

22. What does the Beaufort Scale measure?

Question 22 of 32

23. What is the FIRST thing you should consider if you have to work above public areas?

Question 23 of 32

24. When is it necessary to fit guard-rails to a working platform?

Question 24 of 32

25. What should you do if a scaffold tie constantly gets in your way while working?

Question 25 of 32

26. Where is the ideal place to rig a safety net?

Question 26 of 32

27. How should you wear your safety helmet when leaning over an exposed edge while working at height?

Question 27 of 32

28. Why is it dangerous to leave someone in a harness for too long after they have fallen?

Question 28 of 32

29. What THREE things MUST you do if you intend to store materials on a roof? (Choose 3 answers)

Question 29 of 32

30. The MAIN reason why debris should not be allowed to gather in a safety net is ___.

Question 30 of 32

31. If you have to work from a cherry picker, you should attach your lanyard to ___.

Question 31 of 32

32. You need to use inflatable airbags to protect a small area, why is it dangerous to use airbags that are larger than the area that needs to be protected?

Question 32 of 32


Category: Specialist Test

Comments (3)

  1. Lewis says:

    Thanks! How many points to pass I got 29 out of 32

  2. Nkruma says:

    Thanks for this mock test I pass my test today much love for helping me pass

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