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This 1-day Scaffolding Awareness course has been introduced to provide those who use scaffolding as part of their work, or site management personnel who have responsibilities for scaffolding operations.

This course will provide delegates with greater understanding and appreciation of the potential dangers that may occur when working at height. This course will also help delegates identify the core components of safe scaffold.

Upon completion of the 1 Day Scaffolding Awareness, delegates will gain an insight into scaffold best practice and what they should expect from their scaffold contractor. It is important to understand and be aware that this course will NOT provide delegates with the knowledge relating to scaffold inspection.

Upon successful completion of this course, delegates will be issued with a CISRS Scaffolding Awareness Module and CISRS Scaffolding Awareness Certificate Only. ( No Card will be issued )


There are no specific pre-requisites, however CISRS recommend and advise all delegates attending this course should have basic understanding to the construction and scaffolding environment.


CISRS Scaffolding Awareness training includes the below course topics: -

  • Legal overview

  • Industry standards

  • Scaffolding overview

  • Working platforms

  • Duties of loading

  • Foundations

  • Ties and stability

  • Access and egress

  • Inspection and handover

  • Designed scaffolding

  • Protection of the public

  • Training and competence


Upon successful completion of the course, the aim would be for each delegate to be competent and confident in the below topics: -

  • Understand what compliant scaffolding looks like
  • Appreciate the potential dangers of working at height on scaffolding
  • Understand site scaffolding operations



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