Scaffolding Labourers are only allowed to work from a safe secure position i.e ground, building floor/fully protected roof or a fully completed scaffold platform.
Scaffolding Labourers are not permitted to erect, alter or dismantle scaffolding.
CISRS Scaffolding Labourer Cards are valid for 5 years.
To be issued with a Scaffolding Labourers Card, the operative must have passed a CITB HS&E test within 2 years of the COTS course taking place.
CITB HS&E Test taken within 2 years (or accepted exemption)
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A CISRS Advanced Scaffolder Card Holder is deemed competent to lead a scaffold gang in all scaffold operations, including complex design structures. The Advanced Scaffold training is the first step in this process.More Information
From the 1st July 2017, it is a requirement of the CIRS Training scheme, that CISRS Scaffolders and Advance Scaffolder card holders must attend a 2- day Scaffolder Refresher/ CPD course in order to renew their CISRS cards. Renewal is required every 5 years.More Information
The law requires that any individual wishing to erect, alter or dismantle scaffolding must be able to prove their competency. The industry-wide accepted proof of competency for operatives is to hold a CISRS Advanced Scaffolder card. To be eligible to apply for this card, candidates must successfully complete the following 3 elements of training: • CISRS Advanced training course • Level 3 QCF National Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging (Construction) Scaffolding • CISRS Advanced Skills TestMore Information
This course is for people who hold a CISRS Inspection Card (or previous equivalent) or a CISRS Scaffolder Card for at least two years, or hold a CISRS Advanced Scaffolder Card (gold card). You will learn the appropriate safety regulations and develop the ability to interpret design specifications and statutory regulations when inspecting complex/designed scaffolding structures for faults. You'll gain the CISRS Advanced Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS Advanced) certificate on passing the courseMore Information
This course is intended for CISRS Scaffold card holders or for inspection card renewals, and also for those responsible for inspecting and checking basic scaffolds for safe use, signing certificates and registers in accordance with statutory regulations. You should have awareness and experience of scaffolding structures, coming from time spent in your individual industry sector. You’ll be required to confirm this experience by producing a CV. At the end of the course you'll gain a CISRS Scaffolding InspectiMore Information
The law requires that any individual wishing to erect, alter or dismantle scaffolding must be able to prove their competency. The industry-wide accepted proof of competency for operatives is to hold a CISRS Scaffold card. To be eligible to apply for this card, candidates must successfully complete the following elements of training. CISRS Part 1 Course CISRS Part 2 Course Level 2 QCF National Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging (Construction) Scaffolding CISRS Basic Skills TestMore Information
The Scaffolding NVQ Level 2 Portfolio day must be completed to achieve a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging - Scaffolding qualification. The training has been developed for delivery in a working environment and delegates must therefore be employed to study this qualification. This qualification enables delegates to work in Accessing Operations and Rigging within the construction industry by demonstrating competence in a real workplace environment. It also provides a route for delegatesMore Information
The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging – Scaffolding and Offshore Scaffolding qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification. This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work in Accessing Operations and Rigging within the construction indMore Information
CISRS Trainee Scaffolder card holders will be considered a trainee scaffolder regardless of the experience they have within the scaffolding industry. Accordingly, they should not undertake any scaffolding activities unless they are under the direct supervision of a qualified scaffolder. The Trainee will be expected to complete the following training within the validity of 2 x 18 month CISRS Trainee Scaffolder Cards: • COTS • CISRS Part 1 • CISRS Part 2 • NVQ Level 2/ SCQF Level 5 • CISRS 1 Day Skills TestMore Information
The Part 2 course is the second part of the required CISRS training for the Scaffolder card. Part 2 can only be accessed when Part 1 has been successfully completed, and 6 months experience has been gained following the Part 1 course. A second Trainee card can be applied for.More Information
The aim of this course is for Scaffolding Managers and Supervisors who require renewal of their CISRS Scaffolding Supervisor card. It aims to review the core management skills required to effectively supervise scaffold operations.More Information