Generic Knowledge Test (GKT)

Everybody takes the Generic Knowledge Test (GKT) (‘generic’) - the first section of the Continuing Competence test. This section comprises 18 questions on Legislation, Health and Safety and Environmental Protection. The syllabus and revision links for each topic in the Generic Knowledge Test can be accessed using the table below.

Please note: the syllabus and questions will change 1 June 2016

Generic Knowledge Test Syllabus & Revision Guide

For tests booked...   
AFTER 1 June 2016


LEG New Syllabus 

Health and Safety

HS New Syllabus 

Environmental Protection                                

EP    New Syllabus 

Once you have completed the Generic Knowledge Test you will be asked to take up to three Activity Specific Tests comprising 8 questions. Use the buttons down the side to identify which test you need to take.