Basic Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS)

 

Overview

This CISRS accredited course will develop your understanding of scaffolding components, forms of construction and the inspection procedures for basic access scaffolds and how to comply with current legislation and Codes of Practice.

Entry Requirements:

CISRS would expect delegates to have awareness and experience of scaffolding structures, which would have come from time spent in their individual industry sector e.g. construction, engineering, manufacturing, offshore etc. This experience would be required to be confirmed by the production of a CV with contactable references and/or certificates. Examples of acceptable experience are –

  •  Delegate holds current CISRS Scaffolder/Advanced Card
  •  Delegate has previously attended a scaffold appreciation/awareness course.
  •  Delegate has previously attended a Scaffold Inspection course.
  • You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English

Health & Safety Requirement:

You must either be able to provide evidence of passing a CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test within the last 23 months; or you must hold at least one of the following:

  • Current CCNSG Passport to Safety
  • NEBOSH Construction certificate (taken within 23 months)
  • Current Offshore Survival certificate/Card
  • FAS Safe Pass
  • SMSTS (taken within 23 months)
  • SSSTS (taken within 23 months).

Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area

Course Structure

  • Regulations and approved Codes of Practice
  • Scaffolding terminology
  • Tubes, boards and fittings
  • Ladders
  • Gin wheels and ropes
  • Scaffold ties
  • Construction regulations and recommendations of basic

scaffolds to include:

  • independent tied scaffold
  • putlog scaffold
  • birdcage scaffold
  • static tower
  • basic independent tied scaffold
  • scaffolds with prefabricated beams
  • protective fans, pavement gantry
  • loading bay, roof saddle scaffold
  • splay scaffold roof edge protection
  • practical inspection
  • reports.

Course information:

Code
BAL06S

Cost:
From £475

Duration:
3 days

Grant:
£150

Grants available for eligible employers:

  • £50 per day for training days only

Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

Location Venues throughout the UK

Entry requirements:

You must either be able to provide evidence of passing a CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test within 23 months; or you must hold at least one of the following:

  • Current CCNSG Passport to Safety
  • NEBOSH Construction certificate (taken within 23 months)
  • Current Offshore Survival certificate/Card
  • FAS Safe Pass
  • SMSTS (taken within 23 months)
  • SSSTS (taken within 23 months).

You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English

Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area

Assessment and exams:

The final assessment involves written and practical tests

Qualifications/certification:

Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded the CISRS Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (Advanced SITS) certificate.

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