CISRS card holders urged not to panic

CISRS CPD

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

CISRS CPD Training

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...

On Site CPD Training Delivered at Fawley

Scaffolders working at Fawley Refinery received CPD training on site as part of a pilot CISRS scheme. The operatives underwent the two-day training at the Hampshire oil refinery last week. The pilot scheme was organised by CISRS and run by AIS Training. It came about following a request from Altrad Cape made during an Access and Scaffolding Industry Training Organisation...

Qatari government backs CISRS OSTS

CISRS OSTS

CISRS have announced that the Qatari government has placed an insistence for CISRS-trained operatives in all its major construction project scaffolding tenders. The procurement announcement was made by representatives from Ashghal, the department responsible for overseeing large-scale infrastructure, buildings and public utility developments across the country, during a visit to London. Ashghal safety officials met with officials from CISRS...

HAKI offers CISRS System Inspection Training

HAKICISRS SYSTEM INSPECTION TRAINING

Global scaffolding system manufacturer HAKI has qualified to offer CISRS System Inspection Training at their dedicated training centre in the UK, with course dates now available in February and March 2019. HAKI, who already deliver the CISRS System Scaffolding Product Training Scheme (SSPTS), is adding the CISRS inspection course to their growing training matrix to help standardise the approach to...

New Stay Safe at Height training course announced by CISRS

CISRS have announced they are introducing a new Stay Safe at Heights Scaffold Awareness course. The one day course will be open to tradesmen and construction workers such as bricklayers, painters and electricians. CISRS say delegates will have a better understanding and appreciation of the core components of a safe scaffold and will be able to identify the potential dangers of...

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