Trainee Scaffolders who have completed a Trainee Scaffolder (Part 1) training course and at least 6 months of practical experience.
-Health and Safety Awareness comparable to SSSTS, including Legislation, regulations, best practice and tool box talks
-Half day instruction/training SG4
-Basic Independent Tied Scaffold
-Scaffolds with prefabricated beams
-Roof saddle scaffold
-Roof Edge Protection
-TG4 Tie Testing
-Tool box talks
-Alterations (e.g. removing standards from a structure)
50 Question Test Paper (include intermediate test at the end of the 1st week)
The trainee operative will be able to interpret scaffold drawings.
The trainee operative will be able, as a member of a team, to erect, alter and dismantle the above scaffolds safely and in their correct sequence.
The ‘Scaffolder’ grade is the established trade competency for the scaffolding industry and enables Scaffolders to lead or partake in the majority of scaffolding operations, as covered by this training and assessment.
CISRS certificate of training
Trainee Scaffolders should not be carrying out any work unless under the direct supervision of
a CISRS qualified Scaffolder.An operative is considered a trainee until they have completed Part 1, Part 2, CISRS Skills Test, VQ Level 2 and H&S test irrelevant of their time in the industry.
1) To attend a CISRS Advanced Scaffold Inspection course, candidates must either have:- (Need to have proof of this prior to course commencing)
a) Hold a CISRS BASIC SITS card for minimum of 2 years
b) Hold a CISRS Scaffolder Card for a minimum of 2 years
c) Hold a CISRS Advanced Card
d) Completed a Basic Scaffold Inspection course between 4th May 2002 – 4th May 2010 with a CISRS approved Centre (must be at least 2 years ago)
e) Complete an Advanced Inspection course between 4th May 2002 – 4th May 2010 with a CISRS Approved provider
f) Complete a 2 Day Basic or Advanced Inspection course with a CISRS Approved provider before 4th May 2002 and completed the CISRS Basic SITS Course
2) Each candidate must also supply prior to the course one of the following, these must have been taken within the last 2 years.
- Construction Skills Health & Safety Touch Screen Test
- 1 Day Health & Safety Awareness Course
- CCNSG Safety Passport
- NEBOSH Construction
- Offshore Survival Certificates
- SSSTS or SMSTS
- FAS Safe Pass
Hard hats are issued, but PPE including safety harness MUST be brought together with spanners, levels and tapes. Gloves MUST be worn at all times during training. Shorts are not acceptable.