This CISRS (Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme) Part 1 course gives you a qualification long established as the industry recognised training scheme for working with scaffolding. CISRS qualifications are preferred by house builders, the HSE, unions and scaffold system manufacturers. Our ten day training builds on safety skills learned on our CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS) course and teaches you core scaffolding skills.
Our course focusses on essential skills including erecting, dismantling and altering basic scaffolding and access structures. It covers:
The trainers ensure you obtain a broad overview of basic scaffolding skills through classroom study, practical exercises and computer based learning. Assessment of your competence is based both on test scores and your participation in group activities.
On successful completion of the course you are awarded a CISRS Scaffolding Part 1 certificate, valid for life.
When you have your CISRS Scaffolding Part 1 certificate plus at least six months site experience as a level 1, you qualify to take the CISRS Part 2 course.
A CISRS Scaffolding Part 1 or Part 2 certificate enables you to obtain or renew your Red (Trainee Scaffolder) CISRS Card (note this can only be renewed once).
When you have obtained Part 1 and Part 2, a Scaffolding NVQ L2 or higher and passed your CISRS Skills Test you are eligible for your Blue (Scaffolder) CISRS Card.
To take the CISRS Scaffolding Part 1 course you need: