CISRS Basic Inspection


Course Overview

This course is intended for persons responsible for inspecting and checking scaffolds for safe use and for signing certificates and registers in accordance with statutory regulations

Course Objective

The course will give delegates an understanding of:

  • Health and Safety Work Act 1974
  • Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Regulations and Approved Codes of Practice
  • Scaffold Terminology
  • Scaffold Materials
  • Means of Access
  • Gin Wheels and Ropes
  • Scaffold Ties
  • Construction Regulations and Recommendation on Basic Scaffolds
  • Practical Inspections
  • Reports
At the end of the course you will be able to:
  • Identify and inspect tubes, boards, ladders, gin wheels ropes and fittings correctly
  • State the main requirements of the Health & Safety at work Act 1974, the Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996, Work at Height Regulations 2005 and codes of practices relating to scaffolding.
  • Identify the construction requirements common to all scaffolds to include:-
    • Foundations
    • Scaffold frame work
    • Platforms, handrails and toe-boards
    • Ladder access
  • Carry out inspections and fault identification on access scaffolds
  • Complete and maintain reports in accordance with current statutory provision

Course Certification

Course Prerequisites

Candidates must have a minimum of 6 months experience on site. At time of attending the training, the delegate must hold a Construction Skills Health and Safety Test Pass certificate (within the last two years) or any one of the following:

  • Current CCNSG Safety Passport (SCATS Card)
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificates (Taken within 2 years of application)
  • Current Offshore Survival Certificate
  • FAS Safe Pass
  • Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)
  • Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

Required PPE

Suitable hard hat and capped foot protection, Hi-Viz vest and gloves required during practical sessions.

Course Duration


Course Cost

£ 525.00

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