Cisrs Two-day Product Knowledge Courses

About this course

Target Audience

• You must hold a CISRS Card (either a Scaffolder or Trainee Scaffolder) and have completed a Scaffolding Part 1 course before attending this course.
• You will need to be able to climb up and down ladders safely.
• You must be capable of handling scaffold boards and steel scaffold poles.
• You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.
• Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Course Aims

The course will give you the practical and theoretical knowledge to erect and dismantle chosen scaffold systems safely, to current legislation and to the manufacturer's instructions.

Course Content

There are a number of System Scaffold categories available for this course. The categories
include: Layher, Cuplok, Kwikstage, Haki, Metrix

The course covers:
• Basic product information and manufacturer’s instructions
• Legal overview – health and safety
• British and European standards
• Overview of product accreditation and testing schemes
• Guidance and industry standards
• Component range
• Basic system(s) of work
• Bracing requirements
• Ties, stability and tie patterns
• Loading and duties
• Access towers
• Independent tied scaffolds including returns and hop-ups
• Birdcage access scaffolds
• Loading towers
• Methods of access and egress including stairways.


This course is combination of Classroom–based theory and practical exercises. The final assessment involves both written and practical tests.


Upon successful completion of the course your CISRS Record Card will be endorsed for the specific products covered. If you have only completed your Scaffolding Part 1 you may also want to consider enrolling on a Scaffolding Part 2 Course.

Min/Max Delegates

9 Min/Max, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE

Please Note      

Grant available for eligible employers; £50 per day for training days only.

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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.

Instructors were very knowledgeable and good training. Very good practical training

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Really good set up in this course and exceeded my original expectations. Will definitely recommend to others. Training and coaching was second to none and more importantly realistic

Darren Honeyman
Talisman Sinopec Energy Uk Ltd

Lecturer was very thorough throughout course. Enjoyed having the chance to improve original skills and learn from an experienced person

Sean Burrows
Quick Flange UK

Excellent course with realistic situations. Great use of feedback after excercises.

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

The lecturer was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful with the course content as well as providing lots of good information above and beyond the requirements which gave me an insight into the world of DP

Sam Wood
Gulfmark UK Ltd

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

Thoroughly enjoyed this course, it has been extremely useful and I will take all of the learning back to my own facilities. Materials and environment were all excellent as were the ASET team

Warren O’Neill
BG Group

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Great course, valuable lessons learned. The experience and knowledge shared is of great benefit

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

Very happy with this course, it has brought up my level of understanding

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

Roger Murray
Petrojarl Floating Production (uk) Ltd

This course has given me a lot more understanding of pressure testing and will be very useful in the future

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

Excellent facilities, excellent support from ASET team, would recommend ASET without hesitation

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Great course especially the simulator. Good that the lecturer has past and ongoing practical experience

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive


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