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CISRS Scaffolding Supervisors Course

Course Snapshot

  • Max No. Delegates 12
  • Validity 60 Months
  • Price including cerficate £795.00

Additional Course Notes

Absenteeism:
Delegates who miss any of the 5 days of training will be deemed to have failed the course and will have to attend a further full 5 day course

Certification/Card Application:
LTC Training Services Ltd will issue successful delegates with a CISRS endorsed certificate and we will also apply for their CISRS Scaffolding Supervisor card.

Delegates must have passed a Supervisory Level CITB Health, Safety & Environment Test or hold a recognised exemption in order for the card application to be made, all taken within 2 years prior courses attendance/CISRS card application.

Certification & cards will be forwarded to the customer once payment has been received in full. Certification & Cards will be valid for 5 years from the course completion date.

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10/01/2022 - 08:30
5 Days
Plymouth
AVAILABILITY
£795.00
04/07/2022 - 08:30
5 Days
Plymouth
AVAILABILITY
£950.00

Course Aims

Scaffolding Supervisor training is intended to give attendees the knowledge and management skills required in contract Scaffolding. It is designed to give the attendee a complete overview of the whole scaffolding operation.

The course is aimed at personnel providing first line supervision for scaffolding contractors (i.e Contract Managers, Supervisors, Estimators, Scaffold Designers, Foreman and Non-working Chargehands, Charge Hand Scaffolders.

At the end of the course delegates should be able to;

  • Identify the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the Work at Height Regulations and all other regulations and codes of practice relating to work within the Scaffolding industry
  • Manage Health and Safety
  • Have an extensive understanding of industry guidance (TG20, SG4 & SG6 etc) and state its importance
  • Have a good understanding of British Standards.
  • Understand all aspects of scaffold design
  • Manage employment basics (legal and employment law)
  • Demonstrate good supervisory skills including effective communication, planning and organisation
  • Present effective toolbox talks and briefings
  • Understand the commercial side of the scaffolding operation including estimating, contacts, awareness, valuations and disputes.

Course Entry Requirements

In order to attend this course CISRS will require delegates to have awareness and experience of scaffolding structures and a general understanding of how a scaffolding contracting company operates.

Those meeting one of the following criteria will be accepted onto the course:

  • Delegate holds a current Scaffolder card
  • Delegate holds a current Advanced Scaffolder card

Please note individuals holding CISRS Labourer, Trainee and BASE cards will not be deemed eligible to attend a CISRS Supervisor Course, unless they satisfy the criteria detailed below.

Individuals not holding an eligible CISRS card detailed above wishing to attend the course will be required to submit a CV with contactable references and or/certificates, together with a letter from their employer confirming their suitability for the course by outlining their awareness and experience gained via their role within the industry and confirmation that the delegate has had a minimum of 2 years’ experience in this role.

Examples of acceptable roles are: Contract Managers, Supervisors, Estimators, Scaffold Designers, Foreman and Non-working Chargehands, Charge Hand Scaffolders.

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

Course Content

Health & Safety

  • Legal Overview – Health & Safety Law
  • Health & Safety Management
  • HSE ACOP’s and Guidance

Performance Standards

  • British and European Standards
  • NASC Safety and Technical Guidance
  • Design Engineering Appreciation

Employment Basics

  • Legal Overview – Employment Law
  • Recruitment
  • Discipline and grievance
  • Managing absence
  • Managing conflict and resolution

 Supervisory Skills

  • Planning and organisation
  • Materials and logistics
  • Competence and allocating duties
  • Effective supervision
  • Commissioning and handover
  • Statutory Scaffold inspections and inspection practices
  • Effective Communication (including basic presentation skill, briefings and toolbox talks)
  • Meeting skills
  • Customer relations

Commercial Essentials

  • NASC commercial guidance
  • Sales, estimating and surveying
  • Contracts awareness
  • Managing variations
  • Valuations and payments
  • Payment disputes and remedies

Toolbox Talks

Delegates are required to prepare and present a toolbox talk. Delegates will be given a list of subjects that can be covered or they can choose their own as long as it is industry relevant.

Risk Assessment Project

Delegates are required to sit a written test and submit a project which contributes to the overall assessment. The project will include risk assessments and method statements, estimating materials and logistics and estimating price.

Who will benefit

The course is aimed at personnel providing first line supervision for scaffolding contractors (i.e Contract Managers, Supervisors, Estimators, Scaffold Designers, Foreman and Non-working Chargehands, Charge Hand Scaffolders.