Basic Scaffolding Inspection

Duration: Two day course.

Attendees: Management /Supervision who are responsible for Inspecting scaffolds and completing reports in accordance the Work at Height Regulations 2005.

Course Content

Course Objectives

  • Introduction & Welcome
  • Course Aims & Objectives
  • Introduction to Scaffolding & Scaffolding Terminology
  • The Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • British, European and Industry Standards (NASC)
  • TG20 Operational and Design Guide
  • Overview of SG4 Fall Arrest Equipment
  • Tube, fittings & boards
  • Safe ladder access and egress
  • Scaffolders training and working methods
  • Bracing and tying scaffolds
  • Independent Scaffolds
  • Mobile, static and loading towers
  • Birdcage scaffolds
  • Beams and bridging beams
  • Fan boards and public protection
  • Various types of system scaffolding
  • Edge Protection
  • How to carry out a scaffolding inspection
  • Scaffold tagging systems
  • Scaffold inspection exercise
  • Knowledge test

To give the attendees such knowledge inspect basic scaffolding structures in accordance with the Work at Height Regulations. Course can be tailored to suit clients own arrangements.


A Certificate of Training will be issued to all those who complete the course to a satisfactory standard.

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