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  • Relevant Regulations and Codes of Practice
  • General Responsibilities
  • Basic Scaffold Terminology (Components & Application)
  • Servicing of Equipment, Tube, Fittings,
  • Boards & Stock – Quality Control
  • Health, Welfare, Hygiene & Housekeeping.
  • Electrical Safety
  • Fire Prevention & Control
  • Noise & Vibration
  • Work at Height
  • Accident Prevention & Reporting
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Site Transport Safety (Including Loading & Unloading)
  • Equipment & Tools
  • Manual Handling (Including a practical element)
  • Lifting Equipment Using a Rope & Wheel
  • Questions/Test Paper

Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Delegates wishing to book one of these courses will be required to have a CITB HS&E Test (or accepted exemption) in place at the time of booking. The CITB HS&E Test (or accepted exemption) needs to have been passed within the previous 23 months before the course start date.

By booking a course, you are agreeing to abide by our Terms and Conditions.

CISRS Scaffolding Operative Training Scheme (COTS) Certificate.

The college will apply on your behalf for a CISRS scaffolders labourers or CISRS scaffolders trainee card.

As well as passing the COTS course, you must pass the Health, safety and environment test to apply for the relevant CISRS card.

Teaching and Assessment

The course is one day (eight hours) long. It includes a minimum of six hours’ tuition, and practical exercises and exams.

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit the CITB website.

Course Information


Cost: £165

Duration: 1 days

Mandatory Entry Requirements: See Mandatory Entry Requirements

Funding: See Grants and Funding


How to Apply

Call 01922 663600 for course dates.

Upcoming Start Dates


No future start dates:

Further Training


You can be assessed for higher NVQs at the Construction Midlands. We provide details to all trainees.