Independent tied scaffold Putlog scaffold Birdcage scaffold Static Towers Basic independent tied scaffold Scaffold with prefabricated beams Protective fans, pavement gantry Loading bay, roof saddle scaffold Splay scaffold roof edge protection Practical inspection & reports
New entrants/Operatives, Supervisors & Management
This course is intended for CISRS Scaffold card holders or for inspection card renewals, and for those responsible for inspecting and checking basic scaffolds for safe use, signing certificates and registers in accordance with statutory regulations. You should have awareness and experience of scaffolding structures, coming from time spent in your individual industry sector. You'll be required to confirm this experience by producing a CV with an employer endorsement, contactable references and/or certificates.
Introduction Scaffold Terminology Current Legislation/Standards (Work at Height regulations 2005, British/ European Standards) Tubes, Fittings, Boards Ladders Gin wheels and ropes Ties and Braces Construction regulations and recommendations of basic
A written examination along with a practical examination will be required to pass this course
Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded the CISRS Basic scaffold inspection training scheme (SITS) certificate
You must either be able to provide evidence of passing a CITB Health & Safety Environment (HS&E) test within the last 2 years; or you must hold at least one of the following -: Current CCNSG passport to safety NEBOSH Construction certificate (taken within the last 2 years) Current offshore survival certificate/card FAS safe Pass SMSTS (taken within the last 2 years) SSSTS (taken within the last 2 years)