This is a basic three-day course, suitable for operatives, supervisors and managers that have to inspect scaffolding for safety reasons.
It will look at:
This basic course (SITS) will be taught with a mix of class-room based study, simulations on the computer and also team-focused practical learning. It will take three days. Assessment will be carried out on both your practical skills as well as your grades in the test. Together they will provide you with an overall grade/evaluation.
Once you successfully complete and pass the full course, you will receive your CISRS Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (Basic) certificate (SITS). What can I do after this?
Once you have your SITS basic certificate, you can progress to the SITS Advanced Certificate. You may also wish to look at obtaining the CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspector Card if you took the course within the past five years.
You will be able to take this course once you have passed your CITB HS&E tests. This must have been within the last two years, or you must have one of the following certifications: