The Scaffolding Apprenticeship is accredited to the Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS). You will develop your knowledge and work based skills focusing on health and safety; handling, stacking, servicing and inspecting scaffolding materials; and selecting, servicing and a range of common access and special purpose scaffolding structures used in the construction, engineering and industrial sectors.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in the workplace and will be required to attend college on block release. You will attend college for 11 weeks, plus an end-point assessment over the two-year programme. The end-point assessment consists of a multiple-choice knowledge test and a practical 11-hour assessment.
What could I do after this course?
Successful candidates receive a CISRS Scaffolders Card which is recognised by employers throughout the UK and overseas.
After a minimum period of 12 months site experience as a qualified scaffolder you can progress by attending the CISRS Advanced Scaffolder training and NVQ Level 3 in scaffolding operations. These qualifications open up career opportunities and further qualifications and apprenticeships in supervision, management and engineering.
A minimum of five GCSEs or a qualifying Level 1 qualification. You will also need to be in relevant employment, but we can help you find this.