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Health and Safety

  • Legal Overview – Health & Safety Law
  • Health and Safety Management
  • HSE ACOP’s and Guidance

Performance Standards

  • British and European Standards
  • NASC Safety and Technical Guidance
  • Design Engineering Appreciation

Employment Basics

  • Legal Overview – Employment Law
  • Recruitment
  • Discipline and Grievance
  • Managing Absence
  • Managing Conflict and Resolution

Supervisory Skills

  • Planning and Organisation
  • Materials and Logistics
  • Competence and Allocating Duties
  • Effective Supervision
  • Commissioning and Handover
  • Statutory Scaffold Inspections and Inspection Practices
  • Effective Communication (including basic presentation skill, briefings and toolbox talks)
  • Meeting Skills
  • Customer Relations

Commercial Essentials

  • NASC Commercial Guidance
  • Sales, Estimating and Surveying
  • Contracts Awareness
  • Managing Variations
  • Valuations and Payment
  • Payment Disputes and Remedies

There are three entry requirements:


Delegate holds a current CISRS Scaffolder card, or a current CISRS Advanced Scaffolder card.

Individuals not holding an eligible CISRS card detailed above, wishing to attend the course will be required to submit the following

  • A Supervisor CV form with contactable references and or/certificates.
  • A letter from their employer confirming their suitability for the course which outlines their awareness and experience gained via their role within the industry.
  • Confirmation that the delegate has had a minimum of 2 years’ experience in this role.

You can get this form by emailing enquiries@constructioncollege.co.uk. If you need to send in a Supervisor CV form this needs to be approved by the college before your booking can be placed.

Examples of acceptable roles are – Chargehand, Forman, Contracts Manager, Scaffold Designer, Estimator.

Delegates who do not have any previous knowledge or experience of scaffolding will not be eligible to attend this course.


accepted exemption (https://cisrs.org.uk/cisrs-cards/citb-health-safety-and-environment-test-and-recognised-exemptions/), in place at the time of booking. Note: for these exemptions to apply you will need to send a copy of the certificate/card to enquiries@constructioncollege.co.uk at time of booking.


You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.

CISRS Scaffolding Supervisor Certificate

The college will apply on your behalf for a CISRS Scaffolding Supervisor Card.

This is a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals.

Assessment involves a written test and a written project.

Grants are available for eligible employers.

For further information please visit the CITB website.

Course Information

Cost: £750 (No VAT charged)

Duration: 5 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 Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS)