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Case Study – Rianne Johnson Progression

16th March 2022

Hot on the heels of International Women’s Day – we’re happy to provide an update on young Londoner, Rianne Johnson, one of the latest in a growing line of women in construction, who has chosen scaffolding as her vocation.

27-year-old Rianne started working with her employer, Camberwell-based BCM scaffolding Services in 2019. Starting out as a Yard Labourer before going on to complete her CISRS COTS qualification in March 2021, which gave her the chance to periodically help out BCM’s site teams.

Rianne Johnson

After six months of yard work, Rianne came back to SIMIAN to complete her Part 1 Tube and Fitting qualification, which means that she can now work under the supervision of a qualified colleague, and she can now get involved in the erection and dismantling of basic scaffolding structures.

Speaking of her experience, Rianne said:

“I would like to thank the guys at BCM for helping me get to my Part 1. I was given all my tools including my drill, and I am beyond grateful. I had black hats taking off their tools just to give me spanner time to get me ready for the course. For that I will be forever grateful. Hard work, dedication and people believing in me has got me to where I am today. I’ve got so many plans, and this is only the beginning of my progression”.

We will be following Rianne through the various stages of her career journey – so make sure to follow our social streams where we’ll be featuring her progression.

If you’ve got a yearning to follow in Rianne’s footsteps, please get in touch by calling us on: 0345 6022 418 or by emailing us at: