The Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) is a widely recognised scaffolding training scheme.
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A CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS) course can be considered as the starting point for a scaffolding career.
The training gives delegates an appreciation of general site safety, types of materials and safe methods of manual handling used in scaffolding.
A CISRS COTS includes both classroom and practical training in the one day course.
Delegates completing a CISRS COTS training course will be able to;
- Understand scaffold labouring duties
- Progress into a trainee scaffolder
CISRS COTS training courses include;
- General responsibilities
- Basic scaffolding terminology
- Servicing of equipment (tube, fittings, boards etc)
- Boards and stock - quality control
- Health, welfare, hygiene and housekeeping
- Electrical safety
- Fire prevention and control
- Noise and vibration
- Working at height and slips, trips and falls
- Accident prevention and reporting
- PPE (personal protective equipment)
- Transport safety on site
- Equipment and tools
- Manual handling (including loading and unloading)
- Lifting equipment using rope and wheel
In order to complete a CISRS COTS training course, delegates must hold ONE of the following:
- An up to date CITB Health, Safety and Environment test
- A valid and in-date CCNSG Safety Passport
- A NEBOSH construction certificate (taken within 2 years of application)
- A valid and in-date OPITO-approved offshore survival certificate (such as OPITO MIST)
- An SSSTS or SMSTS certificate (taken within 2 years of application)
- An IOSH Working Safely, IOSH Managing Safely or IOSH Directing Safely certificate (taken within 2 years of application)
This MUST be brought with you when attending training.