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Friday, May 3, 2019
Changes to the test come into force on 26th June 2019.
All versions of the test have been reviewed, and the legislation updated.
The operatives test will have a better range of activities to reflect the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities operatives have on site
Level playing field
Each person taking the revised Operatives test will have the same proportion of easy, medium and hard questions.
The test will continue to serve up a random combination of questions to a candidate, but each combination will now have the same level of difficulty.
All the test questions were rated for difficulty, so that the revised test is a ‘level playing field’ for all operatives who take it.
Instead of two sets of questions, there will now only be one
The behavioural case studies and associated questions have been taken out of the test
As there will only be one section of questions, the score will be simpler to understand as a result.
With the new scoring, candidates will now need the following scores to pass the test:
Instructions on how to complete the test have been made easier, so candidates can learn how to operate the equipment during the test
New revision materials
Revision materials for the new test will be available from 15th May 2019 from the CITB shop
Preview the new question styles by clicking the link below:
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