The CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS) training provides you with the knowledge required to work safely on scaffolding equipment. This COTS course is a one-day training that is ideal for anyone new to scaffolding or operatives that carry out labouring duties for scaffolding operations.
You will learn about the basics of various health and safety topics such as your responsibilities, risks and hazards. The knowledge you gain from this CISRS COTS course will help you to protect yourself and others on site.
On completion of this COTS course, you will have a better understanding of basic scaffolding requirements and the terminology related to scaffolding operations.
If you are looking to obtain a CISRS Scaffolder Trainee card or a CISRS Scaffolder Labourer card, you should attend this COTS training. Through the training, you will gain essential industry knowledge ideal for a new starter or apprentice in the industry.
With this knowledge, you’ll be able to protect yourself and others through better working practices. The qualification will also potentially open up progression opportunities for you in scaffolding.
This COTS course covers the following topics (for the full list of topics covered in this training, keep reading):
We deliver this course at our Blackburn and Doncaster CISRS approved training centres.
You can attend this COTS course in selected locations across the country. We deliver the training in a hanger approved by CISRS.
You can book our live course dates on our website, or you can speak to one of the 3B team over the phone.
We are also able to arrange this COTS course in-house for your delegates. This course can be arranged at one of our training venues or on a site of your choice, providing it is suitable to deliver the practical elements.
The COTS training is ideal if you have a large group of operatives who need to be trained at once. We can deliver the training at your venue, so your staff would not need to travel.
Each in-house course is priced individually depending on location and delegate numbers. For a quote, fill in the enquiry form on this page and one of our friendly team will get back to you.
On completion of the COTS course, you will have a better understanding of basic scaffolding requirements, scaffolding components and the terminology relating to scaffolding operations.
The instructor will assess you on your participation throughout the course and with a final multiple-choice examination.
The COTS course is delivered through classroom-based learning by an instructor. The course will feature a range of classroom tutorials, discussions and group activities.
The course will cover the following topics:
Good friendly instructor; a well run course.
This is a one-day training course; the course’s short duration allows you to spend minimal time away from work and get qualified quickly.
You must have a good understanding of written and spoken English.
You must have completed a CITB Health and Safety and Environment Test within two years before attending the CISRS (COTS) course.
This course is accredited by the Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS).
Point 65 Business Centre,
23 Royal Scot Road
Unit 1 Meadow View
25 Bradford Road
English Street Business Park
Partnership for Learning
Tameside Business Park
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