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The Basic SITS course will include the following:

  • Initial Practical Inspection Session
  • Relevant Legislation
  • Relevant Industry technical and Safety guidance
  • Identification of Scaffold components
  • Correct Erection procedure
  • Fault finding

To provide a nationally recognised training qualification for scaffold inspection, CISRS developed two scaffold inspection courses in May 2010. These courses, Basic and Advanced Scaffold Inspection courses were amended in 2014 to reflect the introduction of TG20:13.

Delegate entry criteria for these courses can be found below or in the CAP609E document. A copy of this document can be requested at enquiries@cisrs.org.uk

Delegates must meet one of the following entry criteria

  • Hold a current CISRS Scaffolder card
  • Hold a current CISRS Advanced Scaffolder card
  • Hold a current CISRS Scaffolding Supervisor card
  • Hold a current or expired CISRS Basic Inspection card, and is attending the course to renew their card

Delegates who do not hold an eligible CISRS card will have to submit a CV with contactable references to demonstrate experience of scaffolding structures gained within their current role, over the last 2 years.

• CISRS Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS) certificate
• The college will apply on your behalf for a CISRS Scaffolding Inspection Card.

Teaching and assessment

  • Teaching is a mix of classroom-based theory, practical exercises and computer-based training.
  • You will be required to successfully complete the Practical Inspection and Report Writing Assessment as well as the Theory test in order to pass the course.

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit CITB grant pages.

Course Information


Cost: From £550

Duration: 3 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


  • CISRS Advanced Scaffold Inspection Training Scheme
  • CISRS Advanced Scaffolding
  • CISRS Scaffolding Supervisor