Harsco opens new scaffolding training center in Immingham


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Harsco Infrastructure has opened a new training centre in Immingham, North East Lincolnshire, UK

The centre has full Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) accreditation, allowing the company to deliver higher standards of training and professional development to its employees.

The System Scaffold Product Training Scheme courses available at the centre will include both theory and practical training sessions on Harsco’s own Cuplok system.

The centre will initially provide two day training courses for up to nine delegates at a time. Plans are now in hand to extend the availability of the training to other parts of the country, including customer sites.

Harsco Infrastructure UK’ managing director Steve Farmer said: “We have a very long history of providing our employees with the very best training that’s available, and our new training centre is simply the next step in that on-going process. We firmly believe that a trained and qualified operative is a safe operative, and the new training centre is an example of the belief being translated into action.”

Harsco training instructor Cyril Jones added: “CISRS has been the industry standard scaffold training scheme for over 30 years and it’s the preferred scaffolding qualification for many of the leading industry organisations such as the National Access & Scaffolding Confederation. Achieving the CISRS accreditation for the training courses at our new training centre has been a major objective for us, and has involved a rigorous process which has assessed every aspect, from the equipment and facilities available through to the skills and appropriateness of our trainers.”