This entails taking a CITB Health, Safety and Environment test and one of the following:
- 1. CISRS Operatives Training Scheme (COTS) Course
- 2. 2 week Scaffold Induction Course
- 3. Part 1 and also completing an application form endorsed by your employer.
This initial card lasts 18 months and within this time frame the operative must commence their formal training and complete a minimum of CISRS Part 1 Course (2 weeks off site training at a CISRS approved provider).
This will allow the operative to apply for a 2nd Trainee card which will last a further 18 months in which time the operative must complete their CISRS Part 2 (2 weeks off site training at a CISRS approved provider) the Level 2 Access and Rigging Operations S/NVQ and a CISRS 1-day Skills Test.