International Oil & Gas Training Academy

Cisrs Operative Training Scheme (cots)

Duration 1 days
Time 08:30 - 17:00
Cost £143.00 + VAT
Venue Clintery Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
05 Sep 2019 08:30 - 17:00 £143.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 8

About this course

CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS)


Target Audience

This course is for new entrant/operatives. Existing CISRS Scaffolding Labourer cardholders also need to complete the course once their current card expires, before being issued a new card, as part of CISRS scheme requirements.


Course Length (Days)

1 day             


Course Aims

This course has been developed to teach all new entrants and labourers the basics of the industry and how to work safely with scaffolding and access equipment. It will also ensure that existing operatives are up to date, as scaffolding labourers will need to repeat the course every five years before renewing their card.

Course Content

Course structure

  • General responsibilities
  • Basic scaffolding terminology (components and application)
  • Servicing of equipment (tube, fittings, boards etc.)
  • Boards and stock – quality control
  • Health, welfare, hygiene and housekeeping
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Noise and vibration
  • Working at height
  • Accident prevention and reporting
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Transport safety on site
  • Equipment and tools
  • Manual handling (including loading and unloading)
  • Lifting equipment using rope and wheel
  • Questions/test paper.




Classroom and workshop based.



You will issued with a certificate of attendance following successful completion of the CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS) Course.

Upond completion of the CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) Test you will be eligible to apply for the relevant CISRS card. 


Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event

12  Maximum



Times of Training

08:30 – 17:00

Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.


Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.



ASET Scaffolding Training Centre

Clinterty Campus




AB21 0TZ


Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

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