This course is intended to develop understanding of scaffold components, forms of construction and inspection procedures of basic access scaffolding. It is for those persons responsible for inspecting and checking scaffolds for safe use and for signing certificates and registers in accordance with statutory regulations and Codes of Practice.
Pre-Requisite Knowledge of scaffolding is desirable but not essential.
Any physical impairment or literacy issues should be discussed during the booking stage to ensure we can best accommodate your needs.
Course Duration 1 day
Maximum Number 12
Training Aids Lecture notes and audio/visual presentation.
Assessment Multiple Choice Questionnaire
Certification On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate.
Additional Information Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact: info@NETA.co.uk
On completion of the course delegates will be able to:
Understand the requirements of the relevant legislation, British Standards Codes of Practice and industry standards
Differentiate between various scaffold systems and for what purpose they should be used
Understand actions to take upon identifying a fault or hazard
How to isolate unsafe scaffolds
Understand statutory inspections of basic independent tied and putlog scaffolds
General employee responsibilities and legal responsibilities
Health and Safety Laws and Regulations including Working At Height 2005 Regulations
Approved Codes of Practice
Hazards and problems associated with scaffolding and instruction on action to take if faults are identified
Product standards, selection and basic inspection (including scaff tags)
How to use scaffolding safely - erect, dismantle, storage and maintenance
How to conduct a Risk Assessment
Preventative and protective control measures including PPE
SG4:15 Harness and Lanyard
Industry performance standards
Basic types of scaffold structures and methods of construction
Components of a scaffold – tubes, boards, fittings, ladders, gin wheels, ropes and scaffold ties