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CISRS Part 1 certificate in Scaffolding – no expiration if a delegate’s Trainee card (expiring every 2 years) or Labourers card (expiring every 5 years) is renewed
10.0 Days
Who is it for
Scaffolders in possession of a CISRS Card (Trainee or Labouring) who are looking to progress by starting to erect and dismantle scaffolding under direct supervision by a qualified and competent CISRS scaffolder
A good standard of fitness is required
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CISRS Part 1 Scaffolding Tube & Fitting improves knowledge of using tube and and fitting or system scaffold.

This course teaches and reinforces the core skills of scaffolding, including how to safely erect, alter and dismantle basic structures.

Course Objectives

Delegates completing a CISRS Part 1 Scaffolding Tube & Fitting training course will be able to;

  • Erect basic scaffolding structures under direct supervision by a qualified and competent CISRS scaffolder
  • Gain a CISRS Part 1 Trainee card endorsed with part 1 on the back

Course Content

A CISRS Part 1 Scaffolding Tube & Fitting training course includes;

  1. Health & safety awareness
  2. Fall prevention training (SG4)
  3. Stability, ties and anchors (including TG4)
  4. Gin wheels, ropes, knots & hitches
  5. Interpretation of drawings
  6. Independent tied scaffold
  7. Putlog scaffold tube and fitting
  8. Static tower scaffolds
  9. Birdcage scaffolds
  10. Alterations to scaffolds
  11. TG20 stair access
  12. Mobile aluminium tower training for scaffolders (MATS)
  13. Practical & written assessment


In order to complete CISRS Part 1 Scaffolding Tube & Fitting, delegates must have:

  • A valid CISRS Trainee or Labourers card which has been held for at least 6 months
  • A minimum of 6 months practical experience of scaffolding operations (e.g. labouring or carrying out simple scaffolding operations under the direct supervision of a qualified scaffolder)
  • A signed delegate acceptance form

PLEASE NOTE: AIS will apply for your CISRS card once you have passed the CITB Health, Safety & Environment test (exemptions include NEBOSH, SMSTS, CCNSG, SSSTS, FAS Safe Pass (ROI), BOSIET).

You can also book your CISRS Part 2 Scaffolding Tube & Fitting at AIS Training.