Health and Safety Training - One Day Scaffold Awareness Course

This course is designed to instruct candidates in the correct methods of scaffold inspection to comply with the regulatory requirements for such inspections at pre-determined intervals and circumstances. This course also encompasses tower and platform inspections. The course complies with the working at heights regulations.

Who should attend?

This course is intended for persons responsible for inspecting and checking scaffolds for safe use and for signing certificates and registers in accordance with statutory regulations.

Aims and objectives of the course:

The overall aim is to develop in trainees an understanding of scaffold components, forms of construction and inspection procedures of basic access scaffolds and to comply with current legislation and Codes of Practice.

At the end of the course delegates will understand:

  • Their responsibilities under current regulations.
  • Scaffold structure.
  • Scaffold parts.
  • Scaffold tagging.
  • Fall protection systems.
  • Safe working procedures.
  • Isolation of Faulty scaffolds.

Course Content:

Acts & Regulations

PPE, Safe Systems of Work

Scaffold Components

Scaffold Systems

Working @ Heights (Scaffold Specific)

Isolating Unsafe Scaffolds

Ensuring the Safety of the Public

Warning Signs & Announcements

Inspection Recording

Tagging Systems

Written Test Paper

Practical Inspection

Duration of Course:
The course runs over a 1 Day period and is up to 7 ½ to 8 hours depending on the number of delegates attending the course.

Maximum Participants:
To ensure that all delegates receive the maximum benefit from our training courses, delegate places are limited to 12 per course.

Instructor:
The instructor for this course will be a certified instructor with over 12 years’ experience in Health & Safety related training.

Instructors are periodically assessed by our own quality control assessor, the client should be aware of this quality control assessment could be carried out without prior notice being given to the client.

Equipment required:
This course requires a training area/room with the facilities to comfortably accommodate the maximum number of delegates. The delegates will require a table and equipment to make notes and the instructor needs power and a place to show a presentation.

Assessment:
Throughout the course there is a constant assessment by the instructor who will ask questions about what he has covered in the course, some may be theoretical or some may be practical. At the end of the course there is a 30 question multiple choice paper to be completed by all delegates. A pass mark of 72% is set for all delegates.

Certificate:
All delegates that succeed with the course will receive an A4 certificate of attendance that will be valid for 3 years.

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  • "AM Safety Specialists were recommended to Getronics by our own H & S Manager and successfully delivered in all areas ensuring our principal contractor completed the project in a timely manner and without issue. We fully recommend AM Safety Specialists Ltd, they removed the pain element out of the red tape brought about by the 2007 CDM regulations"

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  • "AM Safety Specialists were recommended to Getronics by our own H & S Manager and successfully delivered in all areas ensuring our principal contractor completed the project in a timely manner and without issue. We fully recommend AM Safety Specialists Ltd, they removed the pain element out of the red tape brought about by the 2007 CDM regulations"

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  • "AM Safety Specialists were recommended to Getronics by our own H & S Manager and successfully delivered in all areas ensuring our principal contractor completed the project in a timely manner and without issue. We fully recommend AM Safety Specialists Ltd, they removed the pain element out of the red tape brought about by the 2007 CDM regulations"

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