The 2 Day course will give Delegates the understanding and knowledge of the legal obligation in accordance with statuary legislation. It incorporates the use of scaffold, correct terminology, components and standards required to ensure a safe place of work. The study of inspection techniques and the recording procedures necessary for compliance. A practical scaffold inspection is used to simplify inspection techniques is also included.


  • Introduction
  • Scaffold Terminology
  • Current Legislation/Standards (Work at Height regulations 2005, British/    European Standards)
  • Company Policies
  • Scaffold Types (Basic structures which include tower, independent, birdcage and loading bay.)
  • Tubes, Fittings, Boards
  • System Scaffolds
  • Ties and Braces
  • TG20 -13
  • SG4- 15
  • Practical assessment
  • Inspection Report and Tagging Scaffolding

Course Duration / Other Info

Qualifications / Certification

A written examination along with a practical examination will be required to pass

this course.  Practical session- inspection of pre-erected scaffolds with faults. An In-House Certificate of Training will be issued.

CITB Short Duration Training

Tier 2