CISRS (COTS)

COTSThe CISRS COTS course is designed to ensure that the operatives attending gain the relevant health and safety knowledge to be able to conduct their work on-site safely.

How long is the CISRS course?
One day

Who should attend the CISRS course?
Operatives who work as a driver or labourer on scaffold operations.

Is the CISRS course accredited?
CISRS accredited

Entry Requirements

Delegates must have successfully completed a CITB Health and Safety and Environment Test within 2 years prior to attending the CISRS (COTS) course. Alternatively hold an accepted Health and Safety exemption within 2 years of the course such as:

Course Objectives

CISRS LogoOn completion of the CISRS (COTS) course the delegate will have a better understanding of:

  • Basic scaffolding requirements
  • Scaffolding components
  • Terminology relating to scaffolding operations
  • Taking care of stock on site

What does the COTS course cover?

The course will cover the following topics:

  • COTSAn 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 & electrical safety
  • PPE
  • Site transport safety, loading and unloading
  • Manual handling

What is Required to Pass the CISRS COTS course?

The course is delivered through classroom-based learning by a tutor. The course will feature a range of classroom tutorials, discussions and group activities. The tutor will assess you on your participation throughout the course and with a final multiple-choice examination.

Further Development

On completion of the CISRS (COTS) course, the delegate will be able to apply for a CISRS Labourer or Trainee Card.

Further qualifications include:




Next Available Courses

Location: Doncaster

Date: 17 Dec 2020

£160.00 + VAT £150.00 + VAT

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