ECITB Technical Tests – Plating (Connected Competence)

Confirmed Dates

  • TBC
Duration 0.5
Timetable 1.5
Course Cost £55 Per Delegate


The multi-choice questions will cover the main areas and topics as highlighted below:

• Workplace Hazards
• Plating Workplace Hazards
• Interpret Engineering Drawings
• Marking Out Plate and Structural Steelwork
• Preparing plate edges using portable edge preparation machines
• Setting out plate work and structural steelwork
• Interpret Drawing Information, Fabricate and Install Platework


Knowledge Only Test takes place at East Kilbride Group Training Association (EKGTA) which is an ECITB approved Test Centre.

You will be asked to show photo ID, provide your NI number, email address and complete the ECITB data consent form.

EKGTA will take a digital photo of you for ECITB records.


The test is taken on computer with no supporting materials or use of assistance from smart phones or your own tablet.

EKGTA will operate a clear desk policy and invigilate your test session with each test typically lasts one hour.

The Invigilator is present purely to administer the test session and will not provide training or guidance on the test content.

No assistance can be given to a candidate during the test by other candidates or the Invigilator.

It is important before attending the test session to revise your knowledge of the subject area.


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