This course will develop your understanding of scaffolding components, forms of construction and the inspection procedures for basic access scaffolds and how to comply with current legislation and Codes of Practice.

Entry Requirements::

Delegates are required to have awareness and experience of scaffolding structures, which would have come from time spent in their individual industry sector e.g. construction, engineering, manufacturing, offshore etc. This experience would be required to be confirmed by the production of a CV with contactable references and/or certificates. Examples of acceptable experience are –

Delegate has previously attended a scaffold appreciation/awareness course. Delegate has previously attended a Scaffold Inspection course. You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English

Health & Safety Requirement:

You must be able to provide evidence of passing Level 4 qualification in Health, Safety and environment:

Course Structure:

Regulations and approved Codes of Practice
Scaffolding terminology
Tubes, boards and fittings
Gin wheels and ropes
Scaffold ties
Construction regulations and recommendations of basic

Scaffolds to include:

independent tied scaffold
putlog scaffold
birdcage scaffold
static tower
basic independent tied scaffold
scaffolds with prefabricated beams
protective fans, pavement gantry
loading bay, roof saddle scaffold
splay scaffold roof edge protection
practical inspection

Course Duration:

3 days

Assessment and exams:

This is a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. Assessment involves a written test and a written project.


Upon the successful completion of written assessment and project you will be awardee with Certification.