60,000 CSCS skills cards set to be banned

More than 60,000 CSCS industry skills cards issued under Industry Accreditation (IA) aka ‘Grandfather Rights’ are set to be banned on 31st December 2024...

New North East scaffolding training centre opens

Scaffolders in the North East are set to benefit from a new scaffolding training centre following a brand new partnership between Fulcrum Safety Training...
CISRS has been awarded a CITB commission to help fund the development and training of 16 new scaffolding instructors within England and Wales.

CITB Instructor Commission to Boost Scaffolding Instructor Numbers

In a bid to boost capacity and increase the number of new scaffolders, CISRS has been awarded a CITB commission to help fund the...

Training gap filled with over £10M of free courses

CITB has awarded contracts to the value of £10.5m, to four UK-wide training organisations which will provide 10,500 free ILM leadership and management courses...
The revised Scaffolder Apprenticeship Standard ST0359 and End Point Assessment Plan have been released for industry consultation, says CISRS

New Scaffolder Apprenticeship Standard and EPA open for industry consultation

The revised Scaffolder Apprenticeship Standard ST0359 and End Point Assessment Plan have been released for industry consultation, says CISRS. After many months of meetings and...
CISRS has revealed for the first time ever it's running a series of subsidised one-day COTS courses over the Autumn and Winter.

CISRS aims to attract new blood with subsidised COTS courses

CISRS has revealed for the first time ever it's running a series of subsidised one-day COTS courses over the Autumn and Winter. In a bid...

New CISRS CAP609 Booklet Released

The Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) has published a new CAP 609 General Information Booklet. The popular user-friendly booklet has been revised, reprinted and...
Many young offenders are being given a second chance through a scaffolding initiative involving the Made Inside Britain project, a CISRS-approved training provider and NASC Contractor members.

Recruitment drive that’s turning inmates to scaffolding

Many young offenders are being given a second chance through a scaffolding initiative involving the Made Inside Britain project, a CISRS-approved training provider and...
women working in scaffolding

Hannah is helping to break the mould for women working in scaffolding

A change in direction could soon see Hannah Watt hitting the dizzy heights. The 21-year-old has swapped work in complex care nursing for a...

CITB announces £800,000 investment to improve access to training

CITB has today announced an investment of more than £800,000 for the launch of a new employer network pilot project, which could revolutionise the...
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