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...

New scaffolder training centre opens in Qatar

CISRS OSTS

Safety and Access and Aecor International Training have gained Overseas Scaffolders Training (OSTS) accreditation from CISRS for a new centre in Al Khor, Qatar. The UK training firm and Aecor International already have a very successful partnership with their centre in Nepal and are hoping to emulate that in the Middle East.According to CISRS, there are many Nepalese scaffolders working...

Exclusive: Ambitious Partnership Replaces CITB

A new dynamic partnership between Waltham Forest Council and Dudley College of Technology will replace the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) in National Construction College. This exciting Leyton combination also sees scaffolding training provider Simian teaming up with both the Dudley establishment and the council, to meet the demands of traditional trades. It will, of course, provide the high-quality tuition...

Annual CISRS Instructors Conference Takes Place

CISRS Instructors Conference

The annual CISRS Instructors Conference took place this week at NCC's training facility in Bircham Newton, Norfolk. More than 40 instructors from CISRS centres across the UK attended the one-day event. The latest scaffolder training news and updates were shared and discussed.The conference was chaired by David Mosley, CISRS Scheme Manager, who gave a presentation covering updates to Pt1, Pt2 and...

West Anglian Training Association falls into Administration

WATA

A leading scaffolding training provider has ceased trading leaving many scaffolders deeply concerned they will be left out of pocket. According to sources the Cambridgeshire based training firm West Anglian Training Association Ltd (WATA) unexpectedly fell into administration yesterday (17th Oct).WATA provided a broad range of training including scaffolding, health, safety and environmental, quality management, electrical and mechanical skills training.Many people...

First CISRS Approved Scaffolding Training Centre Opens In Doha

CISRS OSTS training centre in Qatar, Simian International

The overseas arm of CISRS the (OSTS) Overseas Scaffolding Training Scheme has once again increased it's reach in the Middle East with the addition of a newly accredited training centre in Qatar.International training provider Simian has partnered up with the Qatar International Safety Centre (QISC) allowing a range of scaffolding courses to be provided at its facility in Doha. Delegates visiting...

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