Importance of Health Safety and Environment Specialist HVACR test (ductwork)
The construction site workers and managers need to qualify certain tests so as to be eligible to be present on the construction site. It is a security check to ensure that all health, safety and environmental issues are under the right supervision. The tests are a medium to enhance the standard of the construction industry. Ductwork test is such a test which makes the construction site workers qualified to handle works related to ducts. Even the visitors need to have a CSCS card to visit the construction site.
Three main categories of tests are conducted which are the operative test, the specialist test and the managers and professional tests.
What is it and why is it required?
HVACR stands for Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. It is a theory of mechanical engineering based on the concept of thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid mechanics which makes improves the indoor air quality and provides thermal comfort.
It is a significant aspect of residential constructions ranging from single roomed apartment, to apartment buildings and hotels and even large industrial offices. It is required even in vehicles such as four wheelers, trains, ships, airplanes, and so on. Workers working in the HVACR industry must pass the HVACR test. They are employed in tasks like operation and maintenance of ducts, system design, equipment making and construction, sales, and research which requires basic knowledge in the field.
It is thus important for workers who work with ventilation and air conditioning systems to have an HVACR certificate before they can enter into this trade. They can first have their high school diploma with a foundation in math and science background, and then they can opt for a formal technical program or training. After this, the workers can get licensed and earn their EPA certificates.
How to apply for the HVACR ductwork test?
The ductwork specialist test can be booked by filling the form online by registering your details or by a direct phone call on the number 0207 199 9800 or the form can be downloaded and sent by post. The cost of taking the test is economical.
The HVACR ductwork test consists of 46 questions out of which one must answer 39 questions correctly in order to qualify the examination. The duration of the CITB test is 45 minutes and it has to be taken on a touchscreen-based computer. A lot of practice papers are available on various websites for students to estimate their position before they sit to take the test. These practice papers can also help boost the confidence of the candidates taking the examination.
We at Construction Helpline are always available for any queries regarding CSCS Cards, and CITB tests and training the candidates. You can reach us by simply calling us on the number 0207 199 9800. We have helped a lot of people who have passed the health, safety and environment tests and CSCS ductwork test and have acquired a CSCS card.