The state-of-the-art training village, conveniently located off the A19, in Tyne & Wear and offering 200,000 square foot of first rate training facilities, an on-site hotel and restaurant, is accredited for Part 1 Tube & Fitting Scaffolding and CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS) courses, with Basic Scaffold Inspection Training to follow soon.

CISRS Scheme Manager Dave Mosley said: “AIS has a very impressive set-up and rich history in training off-shore and other sectors. They have responded really well to the strict criteria and demands it takes to be a CISRS approved training provider and we are very pleased to have them on board.”

Bookings for the courses are available here.

David John Adams, Lead Scaffold Instructor at AIS Training said: “We are delighted to have been awarded approval to deliver CISRS courses at our world-class training village in Newcastle, which will help make construction and work sites a safer place. Scaffolding is a crucial, highly sought-after skill and CISRS is widely acknowledged as the best industry standard available. We are anticipating high-demand for places.

“This is the latest course to be added to our comprehensive portfolio of 175 industry-approved qualifications for the construction, oil and gas, wind and maritime sectors. It will be delivered from our brand new multi-million pound training centre of excellence for the construction sector, which offers state-of-the-art facilities and a world-class learning experience.”

Specific CISRS course information can be found here. Or you can contact AIS Training on 0844 800 1810 or email