CISRS scaffolding part 1: tube and fitting or system scaffold

Cost: £1,150 no VAT charged
Duration: 10 days
Locations: Renfrewshire, Birmingham, Kent, Norfolk.
Dates: Various
Mandatory entry requirements: See Mandatory entry requirements below
Funding: See Grants and funding below
Course code: BAW01


This 10 day course is for people who have held a CISRS Trainee Scaffolder or Labourer card for six months.

The course teaches the core skills of scaffolding. It covers how to safely erect, alter and dismantle basic scaffolding structures.

Book this course

Please make sure that you have read and understood the entry requirements (see below) and booking terms and conditions for this course.

Course content

You will learn to:

  • safely and correctly erect independent and putlog scaffolds with returns, towers and birdcage scaffolds, in tube and fitting or proprietary systems where applicable
  • observe regulations governing the safe erection, inspection and dismantling of scaffolds and work methods to be adopted
  • determine the material requirements for independents and putlog with returns, towers, and birdcage scaffolds in tube and fitting or proprietary systems where applicable
  • lay out materials, set out the scaffolds and overcome obstacles to erect the scaffold safely
  • ensure that scaffolds are constructed to statutory regulations following the safe systems of work set out in Safety Guidance Note 4 (SG4)
  • interpret simple drawings
  • understand the basics of tie testing
  • make alterations to scaffolds (eg dropping lift height on independent).

The following systems scaffold categories are available for this course in Renfrewshire:

  • +8
  • Plettac
  • Layher
  • Cuplok
  • Kwikstage
  • Haki
  • Tradlok

Teaching and assessment

  • Teaching is a mix of classroom-based theory, practical exercises and computer-based training.
  • Assessment includes written and practical tests.

Mandatory entry requirements

  • Current CISRS Trainee Scaffolder or Labourer card held for at least six months before the course start date
  • A head for heights 
  • Teamwork
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English.

By booking a course, you are agreeing to abide by our Terms and Conditions.

Qualifications you gain

  • CISRS Scaffolding Part 1 Certificate.

Grants and funding

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit our grant pages.

Book this course

Please make sure that you have read and understood the entry requirements and booking terms and conditions for this course.

Need more information?

Call 0344 994 4433 for more information about this course.

 

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