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Scaffolding Training Services
 
In conjunction with NETA, PERI offers various CISRS-accredited training courses. See below for more information

What you can expect from PERI services


Striking a balance between high levels of safety and on-site productivity is very important to us on all projects that we work on. Our scaffolding supervisors are experts with years of experience and knowledge of industry standards and best practice.

By providing the following services, we aim to enhance scaffolding activity and help you achieve desired results.

  • We advise operatives on how to use the PERI UP Scaffolding system in the most efficient and effective way, at all stages of the design sequence.
     
  • We explain plans and components in detail, and ensure office personnel are fully-trained and understand how to use the system.
     
  • Through briefings and presentations, we show operatives how to assemble, operate and dismantle the PERI UP scaffolding system quickly and safely, in accordance with the latest Assembly Instructions and Safety Guidelines. We also provide troubleshooting steps for additional guidance.
  • We demonstrate how to maintain, clean and store PERI UP scaffolding systems to ensure optimum performance when in use.
     
  • We offer accredited classroom theory and practical training on how to use PERI UP scaffolding systems at our premises throughout the UK or at your jobsite.
     
  • We can provide continuous on-site support by overseeing scaffolding activity and maintaining a close relationship with you throughout the duration of the project.

Our Courses



Scaffold Erection and Dismantling Courses


CISRS Operatives Training Scheme (COTS)

Course Duration

1 Day


Purpose of Course

This course is for people who are new to scaffolding. Existing CISRS Scaffolding Labourer (green) Card holders also need to take this course to renew their card every five years.

The course teaches the basics of the industry and how to work safely with scaffolding and access equipment. It includes a minimum of six hours’ tuition, and practical exercises and exams.


Entry Requirements

Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Delegates wishing to book one of these courses will be required to have a CITB HS&E Test (or accepted exemption) in place at the time of booking.

The CITB HS&E Test (or accepted exemption) needs to have been passed within the previous 23 months before the course start date.

Course Content

  • General responsibilities
  • Basic scaffolding terminology (components and application)
  • Servicing of equipment (tube, fittings, boards etc.)
  • Boards and stock (quality control)
  • Health, welfare, hygiene and housekeeping
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Noise and vibration
  • Working at height
  • Accident prevention and reporting
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Transport safety on site
  • Equipment and tools
  • Manual handling (including loading and unloading)
  • Lifting equipment using rope and wheel
  • Questions/test paper
CISRS System Scaffold Product Training Scheme (SSPTS)

Course Duration

2 Days


Purpose of Course

This course is for holders of a CISRS Card (either a Scaffolder or Trainee Scaffolder) who have completed a Scaffolding Part 1 course.

It will give you the practical and
theoretical knowledge to erect and dismantle chosen scaffold systems safely, according to current legislation and to the manufacturer’s instructions.


Entry Requirements

A CISRS Card (either a Scaffolder or Trainee Scaffolder) and have completed a Scaffolding Part 1 course.

You will need to be able to climb up and down ladders safely.

You must be capable of handling decks and steel scaffold tubes.

You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Delegates wishing to book one of these courses will be required to have a CITB HS&E Test (or accepted exemption) in place at the time of booking.

The CITB HS&E Test (or accepted exemption) needs to have been passed within the previous 23 months before the course start date.

Course Content

  • Basic product information and manufacturer’s instructions
  • Legal overview (health and safety)
  • British and European standards
  • Overview of product accreditation and testing schemes
  • Guidance and industry standards
  • Component range
  • Basic system(s) of work
  • Bracing requirements
  • Ties, stability and tie patterns
  • Loading and duties
  • Access towers
  • Independent tied scaffolds including returns and hop-ups
  • Birdcage access scaffolds
  • Loading towers
  • Methods of access and egress including stairways
CISRS Basic Access System Erector (BASE)

Course Duration

5 Days


Purpose of Course

This 5-day course is for non-scaffolders, who erect, alter and dismantle basic system scaffold structures within restricted environments.

You will learn on PERI UP Flex system scaffold erected to a maximum height of 6 m.

On successful completion of the course, we will apply on your behalf for the CISRS Basic Access System Erector (BASE) Card.


Entry Requirements

Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Delegates wishing to book one of these courses will be required to have a CITB HS&E Test (or accepted exemption) in place at the time of booking.

The CITB HS&E Test (or accepted exemption) needs to have been passed within the previous 23 months before the course start date.

Course Content

  • Basic product information and manufacturer’s instructions
  • Legal overview (health and safety)
  • British and European standards
  • Overview of product accreditation and testing schemes
  • Guidance and industry standards
  • Component range
  • Basic system(s) of work
  • Bracing requirements
  • Ties, stability and tie patterns
  • Loading and duties
  • Access towers
  • Independent tied scaffolds including returns and hop-ups
  • Birdcage access scaffolds
  • Loading towers
  • Methods of access and egress including stairways

 


Scaffold Inspection Courses


CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection (BSI)

Course Duration

3 Days


Purpose of Course

This CISRS-accredited course will develop your understanding of scaffolding components, forms of construction and the inspection procedures for basic access scaffolds and how to comply with current legislation and Codes of Practice.


Entry Requirements

CISRS expect delegates to have awareness and experience of scaffolding structures, which would have come from time spent in their individual industry sector (construction, engineering, manufacturing, offshore etc.).

This experience would need to be confirmed by your CV or a similar document and should include contactable references and/or certificates.

Examples of acceptable experience are:

  • Delegate holds current CISRS Scaffolder/Advanced Card
  • Delegate has previously attended a scaffold appreciation/awareness course.
  • Delegate has previously attended a Scaffold Inspection course.
  • You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Course Content

  • Introduction and welcome
  • Course scope, aims and objectives
  • Legal overview
  • Inspections/hand-over procedures/scaff tag system
  • Reports
  • European Standards (BS EN 12811:2003)
  • NASC guidance document SG4
  • Working at Height Regulations 2005
  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Scaffold components/materials
  • Scaffold terminology
  • Means of access and egress
  • Gin wheels and ropes
  • Scaffold foundations
  • Scaffold ties
  • Basic scaffold (construction regulations and recommendations)
  • Working platforms
  • Basic independent tied and putlog scaffolds
  • TG20 compliant scaffolds (e.g. bridging with beams, protection fans, freestanding towers, lift shaft towers, ladder access towers, birdcages, loading bays and chimney stack scaffolds).
CISRS PERI UP Scaffold Inspection

Course Duration

1 Day


Objectives & Scope

To give the attendees the knowledge required to enable them to understand how to inspect PERI UP and design PERI UP scaffold structures in accordance with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and the PERI UP instructions for assembly and use.


Attendees

This course is intended for personnel responsible for inspecting PERI UP scaffolds as described in the PERI UP instructions for assembly and use and who are required to complete reports in accordance with the Work at Height Regulations 2005.


Entry Requirements

Attendees will be required to hold:

CISRS BSI (Basic Scaffold Inspection) or ASI (Advanced Scaffold Inspection) Card.

CISRS Scaffolders & Advanced Scaffolders who have their CISRS cards endorsed with the inspection module of CPD.

Note: Existing cards will be endorsed, BSI cardholder will only be able to inspect Basic Structures. If a BSI cardholder then progresses to ASI status, their new card will be endorsed with this training; they will not need to attend a further course.

Course Content

  • Housekeeping
  • Introduction & Welcome
  • Legal Overview
  • Industry Performance Standards
  • General Principles
  • PERI UP Components
  • Structures
  • Design Appreciation
  • Damaged Stock
  • Role of the Inspector
  • Statutory Scaffold Inspection
  • Practical Test

 


Bespoke Training Courses


PERI UP Flex Modules

There are currently 12 modules available, covering all of the PERI UP Flex system's applications.

For more information about these modules and to discuss the system in more detail, please contact us.

 

Manual Handling Awareness

Course Duration

½ Day


Purpose of Course

The aim of this course is to raise awareness about the risks of manual handling, so that you have a greater understanding of your responsibilities and how to carry out your job role safely.

Course Content

  • Aims and objectives
  • Legislation
  • Injuries common with manual handling
  • Avoid or assess manual handling
  • Handling techniques
Working at Height Awareness

Course Duration

½ Day


Purpose of Course

The aim of this course is to:

Give examples of common working at height tasks and understand the associated risks.

Identify the factors that contribute to persons and objects falling from height.

Describe the control measures that reduce the risk of falls from height.

Understand the proper use of access equipment and safe methods of access to reduce or eliminate the risk of falls.

Course Content

  • Introduction and Legislation
  • Risk Assessments
  • Reducing and controlling the risks
  • Working at Height Equipment
  • Working at Height Assessment

 


If you have general enquiries about our courses or services, please feel free to contact us.

Phone: 01788 861600

Email: training.services@peri.ltd.uk


More information about the PERI UP Flex system, including an introduction video and links to various applications, can be found here.


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