This course is suitable for personnel who require basic information with regard
to scaffold inspection, alternatively it is also beneficial for those who wish
to update their knowledge.
Personnel attending this course, should be actively involved in the inspection
To emphasise to delegates the employer's statutory obligation to have competent
persons to inspect and then complete reports on scaffolds in the workplace. To
give delegates practice at inspecting scaffolds and completing inspection reports.
At the end of the course delegates will be able to:-
1. understand the requirements of the legislation
applicable to scaffolding and the employer's duties and responsibilities.
2. understand the basic scaffolding components and
the principles of safe systems of work during erection and dismantling.
3. carrying out inspections of scaffold including
The course is a mixture of both theory and practical exercises.
The syllabus focuses on:
Review of current legislation, standards
and codes of practice
- Including the Work at Height Regulations 2005
Cause of Scaffold Collapse
Hazards Associated with Scaffolding
Planning a Scaffold
Terms and definitions
Introduction to scaffolding materials
Basic Scaffold Requirements
Documenting Inspections – Handover Certificates & The
Duration 4 hours
Venue In-house (A suitable training room is required, along with access to