Safety & Access

CISRS (OSTS) Scaffolder (Level One)

Tube & Fitting or System Scaffolding

Course Schedule

Five Days
This course is aimed at trainee Scaffolders who require basic scaffolding skills training carried out at an approved centre or on client’s sites.
Overall Objective:
To give the attendees such knowledge and skills to enable them to erect, alter and dismantle basic scaffolding structures in traditional tube and fitting and common system scaffolds. Level 1 Scaffolders should only carry out the erection and dismantling of scaffold structures covered within course. They are competent to work as part of a team, but must not lead operations if the work is outside the scope of the training, adequate direct supervision is required at all times.

  • General Health and Safety Awareness
  • International Best Practice
  • International Performance Standards
  • Local Legal Requirements
  • Components/Materials recognition
  • Manual Handling (SG6)
  • Fall Prevention (SG4)
  • Foundations/Integrity and stability (Bracing & Ties etc)
  • Access & Egress


  • Static Tower (2 Lifts including foot tie)
  • Independent with Return (2 Lifts including foot tie)
  • Nine Standard Birdcage Scaffold (2 lifts including foot tie)
  • Practical/Theory Test
Successful delegates will receive an Overseas Scaffolder Level 1 Certificate of Training and Record Card. (Renewed every 5 years)
Translator required if instructor cannot speak the language.
Six Months site experience is required before the learner can proceed to L2 training.
Learners to attend training with Safety Harness & Lanyard, boots, hardhat, level, tape, spanners/hammer
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Course Schedule