Training Description 

This one-day course is designed to provide participants with information relating to scaffolding systems that are presently being used in the construction industry. This course has been developed for industry as an awareness-level course, with no hands-on (end-user) component.

Training Objectives

Each attendee who will complete this training will gain the following outcomes:-

  • Apply a basic knowledge on scaffolding erection dismantling awareness
  • Describe the scaffold members and fittings used in scaffold construction
  • Explain the terms used in scaffold construction
  • List the common causes of accident from working with scaffolding.
  • Outline the format of a scaffold inspection.
  • Perform a scaffold inspection
  • Practical build, inspect and disassemble a scaffold in a safe way (Erection & Inspection)
  • Compile a scaffold inspection report, a remedial report and be fully confident in the use of the Scafftag system

Who should attend?

This course is designed for any personnel involved in Heavy Industry like Site Supervisors, Managers and people who are responsible for inspecting and Design of scaffolds.

Training Duration: 1 (One) day/ (6 hours/day)

Training Program

The following program is planned for this training. However, the instructor(s) may modify this program before or during the training for technical reasons with no prior notice to the delegates. Nevertheless, the training objectives will always be met:

 DAY 1

08:30 – 09:00

Registration & Coffee

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome & Introduction

09:30 – 10:30

  • Definition of Scaffold
  • Different types of Scaffold
  • Parts of Scaffold
  • Scaffold Construction

10:30 – 10:45


10:45 – 11:30

  • Standards of Scaffolding
  • Purpose of Each Parts of Scaffold
  • Standards of scaffold parts

11:30 – 12:00

Video Presentation

12:00 – 12:30

  • Working at Height Preventions
  • Working at Height Protection Methods
  • Ladder Placing and its use

12:30 – 01:30

  • Ground Preparation
  • Mobile Scaffold and its use
  • Hazards associated with Scaffold Construction

01:30 – 02:10


02:10 – 02:30

  • Different reasons for scaffold collapses
  • Inspection of Scaffold methods

02:30 – 03:30

Practical Session of Scaffold Construction

03:30 – 03:45

Training Summary 

03:45 – 04:00

Giving of Training Certificate Completion


End of the Course

Material given during the training:  [DVD’s and Case Studies will be used during this course to illustrate examples of good and bad change implementation processes].

Before the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete a Pre-Course Assessment Form to determine their current level and objectives for attending the course. The content of such Form will be used by the trainer only to give tailored training that is focused on each group of delegates.

At the end of the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete an Individual Development Plan and Vocational Completion Certificate.