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CISRS Scaffold Inspection Basic

Course Snapshot

  • Max No. Delegates 12
  • Validity 60 Months
  • Price including cerficate £486.50

Additional Course Notes

Start date Duration Location Status Price Select
28/01/2019 - 08:30 3 Days Cullompton AVAILABILITY £486.50 BOOK
25/02/2019 - 08:30 3 Days Plymouth AVAILABILITY £486.50 BOOK
03/04/2019 - 08:30 3 Days Cullompton AVAILABILITY £486.50 BOOK
08/05/2019 - 08:30 3 Days Plymouth AVAILABILITY £486.50 BOOK
17/07/2019 - 08:30 3 Days Plymouth AVAILABILITY £486.50 BOOK
28/08/2019 - 08:30 3 Days Plymouth AVAILABILITY £486.50 BOOK
02/10/2019 - 08:30 3 Days Plymouth AVAILABILITY £486.50 BOOK
06/11/2019 - 08:30 3 Days Plymouth AVAILABILITY £486.50 BOOK

Course Aims

This SITS (Scaffold Inspection Training Scheme) course is intended to give attendees such knowledge so as to enable them to understand how to inspect basic and some simple designed scaffolding structures in traditional tube and fittings in accordance with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and scaffolding industry best practice.

The overall aim is to develop in trainees an understanding of scaffold components, forms of construction and inspection procedures of basic access scaffolds and some simple designed structure’s and to comply with current regulations and industry best practice.

At the end of the course delegates should be able to:
Identify and inspect tubes, fittings, boards, ladders, gin wheels, ropes correctly.
State the main requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, Work at Height Regulations 2005 and scaffolding industry best practice.

Identify the construction requirements common to all scaffolds to include:
-Foundations and ground conditions
-Scaffold ties and stability
-Working platforms, handrails and toe-boards
-Methods of access and egress
Carry out inspections and fault identification on access scaffolds
Complete and maintain reports in accordance with the Work at Height Regulations 2005

Course Entry Requirements

We would expect candidates to have some awareness and experience of scaffolding structures, which would have come from their time in their individual industry sector e.g. construction, engineering etc. This experience may be required to be confirmed by confirmation via email or a letter.

Candidates who do not have any previous knowledge or experience of scaffolding will not be eligible to attend this course.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
  1. Delegates that hold a current CISRS Scaffolder card
  2. Delegates holds a current CISRS Advanced Scaffolder card
  3. Delegates holds a current CISRS Scaffolding Supervisor card
  4. Delegates that hold a current or expired CISRS Basic Inspection card and is attending the course in order to renew their card
You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English

HEALTH & SAFETY REQUIRMENTS:

All CISRS recognised health, safety and environmental tests and exemptions are deemed valid for CISRS SITS applications. Exemptions are as follows;

•IOSH Working Safely/Managing Safely/Directing Safely (taken within 2 years of application)
•FAS Safe Pass (taken within 2 years of application)
•NEBOSH (General/Construction/International) H&S Certification (taken within 2 years of application)
•SMSTS Certificate (taken within 2 years of application)
•SSSTS Certificate (taken within 2 years of application)
•Current CCNSG Safety Passport (SCATS)
•Current CCNSG Leading a Team Safely (SCATS)
•Current MIST/BOSIET/OPITO Approved Offshore Certificate

You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English

Literacy and language comprehension are important requirements on all courses. Any physical impairment or literacy issues should be discussed with LTC Training Services prior to making a booking so we can best accommodate your needs.

Course Content

Introduction and welcome
Course scope, aims and objectives
Legal overview
Inspections/hand-over procedures/ scaff tag system
Reports
European Standards (BS EN 12811)
N.A.S.C guidance document SG4:15
Working at Heights Regulations 2005
Health and Safety At Work Act 1974
Scaffold components/materials
Scaffold terminology
Means of access and Egress
Gin wheels and ropes
Scaffold foundations
Scaffold ties
Construction regulations and recommendations of basic scaffolds
Working platforms
Basic independent tied and putlog scaffolds 
TG20 compliant scaffolds (e.g. bridging with beams, protection fans, freestanding towers, lift shaft towers, ladder access towers, birdcages, loading bays and chimney stack scaffolds )

The successful achievement of the above training objectives will be demonstrated using the following assessment methods:
 
Theory test to assess trainees comprehension of course
Practical scaffolding inspections

Who will benefit

This is a course aimed at persons responsible for inspecting tube and fitting scaffold and completing a report in accordance to the Work at Height Regulations 2005.