CISRS COTS (One-day) Course

On this course, operatives gain the relevant health & safety knowledge to be able to conduct their work on site safely.

By the end of course, delegates will:

  • Understand basic scaffolding requirements
  • Know scaffolding components
  • Know terminology relating to scaffolding operations
  • Know how to take care of stock on site

Course Content

  • An introduction to scaffolding
  • Housekeeping on site
  • Responsibilities on site
  • Quality control
  • Noise and vibration
  • Servicing equipment, fitting, tubes etc
  • Scaffolding tools and equipment
  • Accident reporting, prevention and reporting
  • Working at heights
  • Lifting equipment using rope and wheel
  • Fire and electrical safety
  • PPE
  • Site transport safety, loading and unloading
  • Manual handling

Who should attend the course?

Operatives who work as a driver or labourer on scaffold operations.


This course, which is available both online and in the classroom, is CISRS accredited. 

Delivered by a CISRS approved trainer.

Entry Requirements

Delegates must have completed a CITB Health and Safety and Environment Test within the last two years. Alternatively delegates may hold an accepted Health & Safety exemption within the last  two years, e.g. NEBOSH Construction Certificate, SMSTS, SSSTS, IOSH Managing Safely, CCNSG National Safety Passport.


NFB members £180+VAT per person


To book or for more information, CALL 03450 578 160 or email: