Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS)
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CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection

The 3 Day Basic Scaffold Inspection Course is aimed at anyone who is responsible for carrying out statutory scaffold inspections on basic scaffold structures in accordance with Working At Height Regulation 2005.

CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection Card

In order to attend this course CISRS will require delegates to have awareness and experience of scaffolding structures.

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

  • Delegate holds a current CISRS Scaffolder, Advanced or Supervisor Card
  • Delegate holds a current or expired CISRS Basic Inspection card and is attending the course in order to renew their card

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

Examples of acceptable roles are:

  • Scaffold Designer
  • Contracts Manager
  • Engineer
  • Site Agent/Manager
  • H&S Manager
  • HSE Inspector
  • Scaffolding Inspector who has previously attended a non CISRS Scaffold Inspection/Awareness course at least 2 years before the start of the CISRS Basic SITS course.

Scaffolding Inspector who has previously attended a non CISRS Scaffold Inspection/Awareness course at least 2 years before the start of the CISRS Basic SITS course.

Training Required For Card:
  • CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection Course
  • CITB HS&E Test taken within 2 years (or accepted exemption)
Renewal Process:
  • CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection Course
  • CITB HS&E Test taken within 2 years (or accepted exemption)