The part 1 course is designed to train suitable candidates to the objectives approved by CISRS in the safe erection, alteration and dismantling of the following types of scaffold:
•Independent with return
•Mobile aluminium towers
•Putlog scaffold and staircase
By the end of the course delegates will be trained to:
•Select, inspect and erect scaffolding structures up to 3 lifts (6m)
•Interpret and apply relevant current regulations and codes of practice
•Select and inspect scaffold materials for their serviceability
•Select the correct quantity and type of components required
Since the 1st September 2015 Candidates must hold a valid CISRS Trainee Scaffolder or CISRS Scaffold Labourer card for a minimum of 6 months before attending Part 1. We will require a copy of their CISRS Card (or registration number) for verification purposes prior to the candidate booking their course.
Candidates must also have a minimum of 6 months practical experience of scaffolding operations (e.g. labouring, carrying out simple scaffolding operations under the direct supervision of a qualified scaffolder).
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.
•Health and safety awareness
•Ladder access to scaffolds
•Interpretation of drawings
•Tie methods and TG4:11
•Erection/dismantle of independent access scaffold
•Erection/dismantle of birdcage scaffolds
•Erection/dismantle static tower scaffolds
•Erection/dismantle of putlog scaffolds and staircases
•Alterations to scaffolds
•Theory and practical application of gin wheels
•Mobile access towers
•50 question test paper
•Review of course
The law requires that any individual wishing to erect, alter or dismantle scaffolding must be able to prove their competency. The industry-wide accepted proof of competency for operatives is to hold a CISRS scaffolder card.
To be eligible to apply for this card, candidates must successfully complete the following elements of training;
1. CISRS Scaffolding Part 1 course
2. CISRS Scaffolding Part 2 course
3. Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging (Construction) Scaffolding
4. CISRS 1 Day Skills Assessment
Certification for all of the above courses will need to be attached to your CISRS scaffolder card application form for it to be issued. See the relevant course descriptions and our training route flowchart for further information.
The CISRS Scaffolding part 1 course is suitable for adult trainees who want to work towards achieving a CISRS scaffolder card and level 2 NVQ diploma in accessing operations and rigging (construction) scaffolding. Following completion of the part 1 course operatives will have been trained to erect and dismantle basic scaffolds as listed below. Operatives can apply for a CISRS trainee scaffolder card once they have passed a construction skills health, safety and environmental test. Following completion of the course operatives will need to gain a minimum of 6 months scaffolding experience before attending the CISRS scaffolding part 2 course also held at LTC Training Services.
Candidates must also attend and successfully complete the CISRS 1 Days Skills Assessment and level 2 NVQ Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging (Construction) Scaffolding as certificates for all of these elements of training will be required when applying for a CISRS scaffolder card – all of which can be completed at LTC Training Services.
Note: All candidates must hold either a CISRS Trainee Scaffolder or Scaffolding Labourer card for a minimum of six months prior to attending CISRS Part 1 training. See the CISRS Training Flow Chart or contact us for further information.
Candidates must also have 6 months verifiable site experience working/labouring with a scaffolding firm
Please ensure you read the attached course information carefully (Including details of the equipment candidates are required to bring, what content is covered during the course and details of all 4 elements of training that candidates must complete before they can apply for their CISRS Scaffolder Card (i.e. Part 1, Part 2, NVQ Diploma Level 2 and 1 Day Skills Assessment).
You will be required to bring the following PPE;
£300 deposit paid. The remaining £894.00 will be due 28 days prior to the course starting
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