CISRS COTS (CISRS Operative Training Scheme)

CISRS COTS (CISRS Operative Training Scheme)

Course Overview

A CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS) course can be considered as the starting point for a scaffolding career.

The training gives delegates an appreciation of general site safety, types of materials and safe methods of manual handling used in scaffolding.

A CISRS COTS includes both classroom and practical training in the one day course.


Prerequisites Required!
In order to complete CISRS COTS (CISRS Operative Training Scheme), delegates must hold:
    - A CITB HS&E (Health, Safety & Environment) test within 2 years or hold an accepted exemption

Course Content

By the end of this training, delegates will be able to;
- Understand scaffold labouring duties
- Progress into a trainee scaffolder

More information

  • Certification: A CISRS certificate will be awarded on successful completion.
  • Certificate validity (months): 60
  • Target audience: Anyone looking to become a scaffolder.
  • Revalidation: The course must be revalidated every 5 years.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport and their National Insurance Number.

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