CISRS seeks anonymous views on Scaffolders CPD training

CISRS CPD

CISRS has launched a short and anonymous CPD survey to gauge the views from the industry on its somewhat controversial Scaffolders refresher training. Since CISRS introduced the Scaffolders CPD in July 2017, more than 60% of scaffolders have now completed the mandatory two-day course. Scaffolders CPD was originally introduced following a request from the Health & Safety Executive to incorporate a...

First scaffolding Trailblazer Assessments take place

Five scaffolding apprentices have become the first cohort in the UK to successfully complete their Scaffolding Trailblazer End Point Assessment

Five scaffolding apprentices have become the first cohort in the UK to successfully complete their Scaffolding Trailblazer End Point Assessment (EPA) at NETA Training in Teesside.  CISRS have said Michael Allan, an experienced CISRS instructor of JMA Contract Services, put the group through their paces over the 2-day assessment. The delegates had to successfully erect a small structure individually, erect...

Overseas Scaffolding Training Recommences

Overseas scaffolding training recommences

Overseas scaffolding training is slowly beginning to recommence at a number of training centres across the globe, CISRS has reported. Simian International’s Overseas Scaffolder Training Scheme (OSTS) centre in Dubai and the Simian/QISC partnership in Qatar have both reopened, having been closed. for several months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Abid Gul, Simian Skill’s Senior CISRS Instructor in Dubai, said: “We’re...

Scaffolding Training Resumes After Lockdown

Turbulent Times Ahead For Scaffolding Training After Lockdown

UK Scaffolding training providers are adapting to a 'new normal' after cautiously reopening their doors post lockdown. Scaffolding training is now underway at over 18 locations around the UK, with many more to follow suit in the coming weeks. Providers are showing real resilience after swiftly adapting to overcome government restrictions. The Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) has been working...

CISRS calls for leniency on recently expired cards

CISRS calls for leniency on recently expired cards

CISRS is urging employers and those responsible for site access and card checking procedures to use their discretion towards workers whose cards have expired since 1st February 2020 until the current COVID 19 restrictions are lifted.  Due to the mass closure of CISRS approved Training Providers and the suspension of HS&E tests, scaffolding operatives are currently unable to renew their...

CISRS issues statement on Coronavirus

CISRS statement on Coronavirus

CISRS has issued an official statement after training centres across the country start to cancel or reschedule courses. The Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) who are now working from home have issued a Coronavirus update to its approved training establishments. They say they are looking to support both candidates and training providers during the Coronavirus outbreak. But ultimately the decision...

NOCN issues apology over CISRS card delay

NOCN CISRS

The company that took over the management of issuing new CISRS cards from the CITB has publicly apologised over the fiasco. NOCN job cards took over CISRS card scheme administration services in December 2019. In a bid to resolve the backlog of card applications it has now put an emergency plan in place. It's been reported the company is also having...

New CISRS Smart cards delayed until mid February

CISRS calls for leniency on recently expired cards

CISRS tells industry to 'bear with us' after delays with its new Smart card system emerges. The Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) has this afternoon contacted training providers to notify them of a delay to the production of its new Smart cards. The new digital cards will not be available until mid-February. The new cards were supposed to be in...

CISRS to offer CPD courses for £50 in December

CISRS CPD

The Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) is running a number of subsidised CPD courses across the UK this December.  CISRS working in partnership with several of the approved training providers will deliver the 2 Day CPD course for £50 per delegate. CISRS will also waive the usual associated costs of training folders and...

World first for AIS Training in Vietnam

AIS Training Vietnam

A brand-new, purpose-built training centre in Vietnam has become the world’s first place ready to offer CISRS Level 4 Overseas Scaffolder Training Scheme (OSTS) – the most advanced level scaffolding qualification. The state-of-the-art centre in Vung Tau City in Southern Vietnam has been built by Black Cat Insulation Technical JSC in partnership with UK...

Advertisements
Advertisement

Follow ScaffMag

81,548FansLike
4,312FollowersFollow
7,435FollowersFollow