At Q Scaffolding, we continuously upgrade our proficiency. Thus, we fully comply with the industry requirements and have skills and knowledge relevant to the activities we accomplish. Moreover, this enables us to provide full-cycled services and cover your needs in full.
The COTS training
All our employees that are new to the scaffolding industry, take a 1-day COTS course. Only then we allow them to work on site as labour scaffolders. To clarify, they can work only under the supervision of qualified scaffolders and accomplish structure maintenance.
The COTS training provides a basic understanding of the scaffolding terminology and activities as well as work at height safety techniques. To be eligible for taking this course, the delegate must pass the Health, safety and environment test not earlier than two years before applying.
The CISRS Scaffolding Part 1 training
When reaching 6-month on-site COTS scaffolderexperience, our operatives take a 10-day CISRS Scaffolding Part 1 training. To clarify, this provides a basic proficiency in tube and fitting or system scaffolds. The delegates study theory and have practical experience regarding:
- Reading simple drawings
- Making alterations in ready structures
- Erection of system and proprietary or simple tube and fitting scaffolds
- Choosing and laying out appropriate materials
- Observeng H&S regulations in the industry
After they successfully pass tests, they get a Trainee scaffolder card. In other words, now, they can work under the supervision of qualified scaffolders.
The CISRS Scaffolding Part 2 training
As one of the most reputable scaffolding erectors in London, we must be able to provide bespoke access solutions. This becomes possible only with a 10-day CISRS Scaffolding Part 2 training as the foundation of high proficiency in tube and fitting scaffolding. Therefore, when having 6-month on-site Part 1 scaffolder experience, our operatives take this training to learn how to:
- Test anchors and ties
- Read more complicated drawings
- Erect complicated system or tube and fitting scaffolds
- Reach full compliance with SG4, TG20, and BS EN12811-1 regulations
After they successfully pass tests, they get a Scaffolder card. In other words, now, they can erect and dismantle the access structures as an equally qualified team member.
The CISRS Advanced training
With 12-month on-site Part 2 experience, our scaffolders take a 10-day CISRS Advanced course. The course provides the highest proficiency in tube and fitting scaffolding. In addition to knowledge and experience the previous training provides, here, they get the knowledge about:
- Erection of temporary roofing, cantilever, and other complex tubular scaffolds
- Undertaking full risk assessment and method statements
- Using scale rules and drawings
After they successfully pass tests, they get an Advanced Scaffolder card. In other words, now, they can design, erect, dismantle, and inspect even the access of any complexity.