Overseas training expands into Malaysia

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CISRS scaffolder training has expanded into new territory with the opening of two new scaffolding centres in Malaysia.  The CISRS Overseas Scaffolder Training Scheme (OSTS) has approved facilities, both situated in Selangor near Kuala Lumpur. The new training centers will be managed and operated by Peri Malaysia in partnership with Safety and Access Ltd Courses on offer will be OSTS Level 1,...

CITB issues scaffolding training update

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The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has issued an update on its scaffolding training reform progress. The CITB has highlighted its commitment to ensuring that the construction sector maintains access to a good supply of skilled scaffolders in the wake of the transfer of its training establishment to alternative training providers, as part of its reform programme, Vision 2020. CITB's reform...

Saudi Arabia CISRS Training Centre Success

CISRS has announced its approved training facility in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has passed its first annual accreditation audit with flying colours.  The centre, launched by TAFE Arabia (Technical and Further Education) in 2018 and operated with the support of established UK provider Simian Skill, offers a wide portfolio of scaffolding programmes...

CISRS Launches New Scaffolding Awareness Training

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A new one-day scaffolding awareness course aimed at non-scaffolding personnel and other construction workers is now being offered at a range of CISRS training centres across the country. The course is open to anybody who has cause to work on scaffolding such as painters, bricklayers, electricians and plumbers etc, or those wanting to...

CISRS card holders urged not to panic

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Dave Mosley, CISRS Managing Director has urged cardholders not to panic following CSCS' "Grandfather Rights" withdrawal announcement. The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has recently announced plans tophase out issuing cards under Industry Accreditation or ‘Grandfather Rights’.The decision was been made to ensure all CSCS card applicants can demonstrate the achievement of a...

HAKI grows training portfolio with CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS)

HAKI Training

System scaffolding and temporary access provider, HAKI, will start delivering the popular 1- day CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS) to customers from June 2019 onwards. The COTS course, accredited by CISRS, enables people who are new to scaffolding to learn about basics of the industry and how to work safely with scaffolding and access equipment. Knowledge is then assessed at...

CISRS Partners with Providers to Offer Subsidised CPD Courses

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CISRS is marking the second anniversary of the introduction of its controversial CPD courses for scaffolders by running a number of subsidised courses across the UK. CISRS has reached an agreement with a number of training providers that will enable them to deliver the CPD programme for just £50 (or even less in some cases) for around 250 delegates across...

CISRS OSTS Continues to Expand in UAE

The Overseas Scaffolders Training Scheme (OSTS) is growing in the UAE in terms of both availability and demand, CISRS have said. CISRS management was in Abu Dhabi last week to carry out a pre-accreditation visit at Safety & Access and Aecor’s new training centre. The new facility will deliver Level 1, 2 and 3 scaffolding training, Basic Scaffold Inspection, Supervisor...

CISRS Increases CPD availability

CISRS CPD

Due to industry demand, the Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) has increased the availability of its CPD courses. The scheme says the increase in CPD training will be generated by now allowing core scheme centres, those that offer Part 1, Part 2 and Advanced Scaffolder CISRS courses at their main training centres. These will be able to deliver CPD at...

Safety and Access expands training reach into west London

Safety and Access West London

Scaffolding training providers Safety and Access has today unveiled the opening of a brand new CISRS Accredited Scaffolding Training facility in London. The new facility is part of the West London College Campus which is conveniently located at Park Royal - the largest business park in the capital. It's been set up as part of a construction related learning venture that also features a...