Safety & Access

CISRS Scaffolding Course Part 1: Tube and Fitting

Course Schedule

2021 Dates

14th, June 2021 Nottingham Training Centre Book Now
5th, July 2021 Humber Training Centre Book Now
12th, July 2021 Nottingham Training Centre Fully Booked
23rd, August 2021 Nottingham Training Centre Book Now
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Course Overview


10 days


Delegates must hold a valid CISRS Trainee or scaffolder labourers card for a minimum of 6 months.  Delegate must also have minimum of 6 months practical experience of scaffolding operations e.g. labouring, carrying our simple scaffolding operations under the direct supervision of a qualified scaffolder


This course is designed for delegates who are wanting to progress in becoming a scaffolder, the course aims to give the core skills to safely erect, alter and dismantling of basic scaffold structures.  Improve your knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety, regulations and theory behind using tube and fitting scaffolds.


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  • Fall Prevention Training (SG4)
  • Performance Standards (BS EN 12810/11 and TG20:13)
  • General Scaffolding Awareness
  • Stability, Ties and Anchors (including TG4)
  • Manual Handling Techniques (including SG6)
  • Foundations & Ground Conditions
  • Methods of Access
  • Gin wheels, ropes, knots & hitches
  • Interpretation of drawings
  • Independent Tied Scaffold (theory & practical)
  • Putlog Scaffold (theory and practical) tube and fitting courses
  • Static Tower Scaffolds (theory & practical)
  • Birdcage scaffolds (theory & practical)
  • Alterations to scaffolds (e.g. hop-up bracket movement) system scaffold courses
  • Alterations to scaffolds (e.g. changing a lift height)
  • TG20 Stair Access (theory & practical)
  • Mobile Aluminium Tower Training for Scaffolders (MATS)
  • Scaffold Inspection (theory)
  • 50 Question Test Paper (plus a 25 question mock at the end of the first week)
  • Practical Test 


Successful delegates will receive a CISRS Certificate, and can apply for their current CISRS card to be endorsed with the CISRS Part 1 scaffolding training.


Delegates must complete 6 months on site experience to enable them to progress to Scaffolding 10 day Part 2 training course and Level 2 NVQ in Access & Rigging operations.


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


Grant available for eligible employers – £50 per day for training days. Find out more about grants and how to claim