1.The 2-week advanced course will cover the following elements:

  • Centre Induction and completion by delegates of Training Terms and Conditions Form
  • ½ Day Fall Prevention & Rescue Training (SG4)
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Performance Standards (BS EN 12811 and TG20:) & Management of Temporary
  • Works (BS5975)
  • Tubular drop scaffold from steelwork (theory and practical)
  • Cantilever drop scaffold (theory and practical)
  • 2 Chord Raking shore (theory and practical)
  • 3 Chord Raking shore (theory and practical)
  • Dead shore (theory and practical)
  • Flying shore (theory only)
  • Temporary roof scaffold (theory and practical)
  • Stairways (theory and practical)
  • Ramps (theory and practical)
  • Advanced Scaffold Inspection (theory and practical)
  • Mobile Aluminium Tower Training for Scaffolders (MATS)
  • Risk Assessment (theory and practical)
  • Method Statements (theory and practical)
  • Communication Skills Tool Box Talks (theory)
  • Testing of Ties (TG4)
  • 50 Question Test Paper (plus a 25 question mock at the end of the first week)
  • Practical Test

2. Upon qualification at Advanced Scaffolder level the operative will be able to interpret complex design drawings.

3. The operative will be able, as a member of a team, to erect, alter and dismantle the above scaffolds safely and in their correct sequence.

The operative will be suitably qualified to lead operations as a charge hand in a scaffold gang carrying out all types (Basic and Advanced) of scaffolding works.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching is a mix of classroom-based theory, practical exercises.

Assessment includes written and practical tests.

CISRS Scaffolding Advanced certificate.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching is a mix of classroom-based theory, practical exercises and computer-based training.

Assessment includes written and practical tests.

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

Course Information


Cost: From £1,295

Duration: 10 days

Mandatory Entry Requirements: See Mandatory Entry Requirements

Dates: Various

Funding: See Grants and Funding


How to Apply

Call 01922 663600 for course dates.

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