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Cisrs Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (sits)

Duration 3 days
Time 08:30 - 17:00
Cost £596.00 + VAT
Venue Clinterty Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
12 Dec - 14 Dec 2022 08:30 - 17:00 £596.00 + VAT Clinterty Centre 8

About this course

Target Audience

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.


Course Length (Days)

3 days


Course Aims

This CISRS accredited course will develop your understan ding 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.


Course Content

• 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



The final assessment involves written and practical tests



Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded the CISRS Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS) Certificate and card.


Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event

12 Min/Max, course duration and times will follow the CISRS standardised programme.


Health & Safety Requirements

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.


Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE. 


Notes to Customers

To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable please contact the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.

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