Scaffold Appreciation & Inspection - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
2 days Certificate of Training

Course Summary

Our Scaffold Appreciation and Inspection course will ensure delegates have an understanding of scaffolding structures and will provide methods of erecting and dismantling, furthermore it will enable delegates to identify faults and hazards on inspection.

The course will cover the following areas in Scaffold Appreciation and Inspection:-

  •     Introduction
  •     Current legislation and standards of Work at Height Regulations 2005 to British and European Standards
  •     Definitions of scaffold
  •     Scaffolding structures
  •     Erection of scaffolds
  •     Dismantling of scaffolds
  •     Tube and fitting scaffolding elements
  •    TG20:13 (compliance check for inspectors and clients)
  •    SG4:15 (safe methods of preventing falls)
  •     Scaffolding hazards and faults
  •     Ties and braces

All delegates will be required to complete a written test paper and a practical assessment following this course. Upon successful completion of the examination and course, you will be entitled to an approved Certificate of Training.

Who is it for?

Personnel, including supervisors responsible for the inspection and safety of scaffold erection would highly benefit from taking this scaffold training course.

You will need

Suitable PPE is required for the scaffold inspection training course.

Your skill level

No previous experience or qualifications are needed in order to take the scaffolding course.


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Who can inspect Scaffold?

Only a trained, competent person can carry out scaffolding inspections.

How often does Scaffolding need to be inspected?

Scaffolding must be inspected before first use and every seven days thereafter. Scaffolding should also be inspected more often if they are used in bad weather conditions.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking spaces available in the area.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B & B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.