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Layher scaffolding to feature prominently at Leytonstone

3rd February 2019

Hot on the heels of the launch of Simian taking over the running of the scaffolding training element of the CITB’s former National Construction College in Leytonstone, East London, we have just taken delivery of the latest batch of scaffolding materials.

As part of the new centre’s drive to promote Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), in conjunction with our partners, Dudley College of Technology, the centre’s portfolio will be expanded to include a significant offering of system scaffolding training, with the emphasis on the Layher system.

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Layher, operating from a Hertfordshire base in the UK, are the world’s largest supplier of system scaffolding and boast a huge product range, that is widely regarded as being the benchmark for quality standards in system scaffold.

Speaking during the centre’s opening week, Simon Hughes, Simian’s Managing Director, said:

“We’re really excited to get the first of our proposed new centres up and running. The first few days has been a touch hectic, but we’ve started to get our teeth into planning for the future and significantly increasing the portfolio of CISRS scaffolding training on offer in London.

The provision of Layher training, that will include CISRS System Scaffold Product Training Scheme (SSPTS) and full Layher Part One and Part Two Courses is very high on our agenda, as we push to promote modern methods of construction in the Capital, using what is widely regarded as being one of the best scaffolding systems on the market, and they will be available to book through our website very soon!

We’re also keen to integrate technology into scaffolding training, in much the same way that our partners, Dudley College of Technology, who will be running the construction training element of the Leytonstone site, have done at their Advance Centre in the Midlands.”

Sean Pike, Managing Director of Layher UK, who visited the centre dung the opening week, said:

“We’re really pleased to support Simian and Dudley College in their drive to promote the use of innovation in construction and are delighted that the Leytonstone Centre offers a local training opportunity for our clients in and around the south east. We are extremely confident of the quality, safety and time benefits that our products bring, and it can only been seen as a positive that these benefits are now available to a wider audience.”

Bookings for the Leytonstone site can be made via our website at Be sure to check back regularly as we will be adding to the training courses on offer, on a regular basis.