CISRS Scaffold Inspection Course


The 3 day CISRS scaffold inspection course is quickly becoming established as the qualification expected for those with any supervisory responsibility for scaffold structures. With a more demanding content than the hitherto popular 1 day training course, the scheme provides a consistent and more in-depth basis to an important qualification as evidence of competence and capability

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This course will give attendees such knowledge as to enable them to understand how to inspect basic scaffolding structures in accordance with the Work at Height Regulation 2005

Target Audience: Experienced scaffold inspectors, management/supervision who are responsible for inspecting scaffolds and completing the site reports in accordance with the Work at Height Regulations 2005.

Prerequisites: Current CSkills H&S Test 

Course Content

  • Basic Scaffolding Types
  • Scaffolding Components
  • Definitions & Terminology
  • Legal Overview
  • Industry Performance Standards
  • Foundations & Ground Conditions
  • Working Platforms
  • Methods of Access and Egrees
  • Ties & Stability
  • Independent Scaffolding
  • Openings and Bridges
  • Protection of the Public
  • Handling Materials on Scaffolding
  • Interior Birdcage Scaffolding
  • Putlog Scaffolds
  • Towers
  • Chimney – Stack Scaffolding
  • Access Scaffold for Frame Construction
  • Splayed Bays and Returns
  • Temporary Edge Protection
  • Design Appreciation
  • Role of an Inspector
  • Statutory Scaffold Inspection in Practice
  • TG20: 13 Erection Tolerances



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