CISRS Advanced Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS Advanced)

Accreditation

CISRS

Course duration

2 Days

Certificate valid for

5 years

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This course is for people who hold a CISRS Inspection Card (or previous equivalent) or a CISRS Scaffolder Card for at least two years, or hold a CISRS Advanced Scaffolder Card (blue card).

You will learn the appropriate safety regulations and develop the ability to interpret design specifications and statutory regulations when inspecting complex/designed scaffolding structures for faults.

You'll gain the CISRS Advanced Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS Advanced) certificate on passing the course and can apply for a CISRS Advanced Scaffold Inspection card.

CISRS Advanced Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme Course Overview

CISRS Advanced Scaffold Inspection training will cover both basic and more complex scaffolding structures. It is aimed at professional Scaffold Inspectors, Scaffolding Supervisors and Managers and others who would be responsible for the inspection of complex tube and fitting scaffolds and completing a report in accordance with Work at Height Regulations 2005.

CISRS Advanced Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme Course Content

  • Regulations and approved Codes of Practice
  • Scaffolding terminology
  • Scaffolding components
  • Scaffold ties

Construction of complex/designed scaffolds to include:

  • ramps
  • gantries
  • temporary roofs
  • slung scaffolds
  • cantilever drop scaffolds
  • shoring
  • falsework
  • practical inspection
  • reports

Entry requirements

You must either be able to provide evidence of passing a CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test within the last two years (prior to completion of the course). 

Or you must hold at least one of the following (also taken within the last two years):

SMSTS Certificate

SSSTS Certificate

IOSH Working Safely

IOSH Managing Safely

IOSH Directing Safely

NEBOSH General / Construction / International Certificate

FAS Safe Pass

CCNSG Safety Passport / Safety Passort Supervisor (SCATS)

MIST / BOSIET / OPITO Approved Offshore Certificate

You must also have held a CISRS Inspection Card (or previous equivalent) or a CISRS Scaffolder Card for at least two years, or hold a CISRS Advanced Scaffolder Card.

You'll also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Learner Numbers

In order to ensure the interaction between the learners and the tutor is spread evenly and effectively, the maximum number of learners allowed on a course is twelve.

Teaching is a mix of classroom-based theory, practical exercises and computer-based training.

Assessment includes written and practical tests:

The delegate must achieve at least 80% in the theory test in order to have passed the course.

The delegate must achieve 100% in the practical test in order to have passed the course.

If a delegate fails to attain the 100% pass mark in the practical test and/or 80% in the theory test they will have failed the course. They will be allowed to re-sit both test elements again as long as it can be arranged within 6 weeks of the initial course.  Each delegate is only allowed 1 re-sit.

Failure to successfully complete both elements within this time scale will result in the delegate having failed the course.  The delegate will be required to re-sit the full course again should they wish to apply for the relevant CISRS Inspection card.

CISRS Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (Advanced SITS) certificate.

Please note that this CISRS course provides the delegate with the necessary knowledge to inspect complex Structures. It is his/her employer’s responsibility to demonstrate that the delegate has subsequently gained the relevant practical experience following the course before he/she can be deemed competent.