An Introduction to Scaffolding Inspection


To give attendees an introduction in to inspecting basic scaffolding structures in accordance with the Work at Height Regulations.

Who Should Attend?

Those requiring a basic understanding of scaffold inspection, with a view to attending the CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection course in the future.

Training Method:

Theory with discussion. Power Point presentation. Practical demonstration.

Course Materials:

Provided by tutor.

Attendee Requirements:

There are no set entry requirements for this qualification. However, attendees must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.


Continuously assessed through a range of discussion and practical exercises throughout entire course. Examination at conclusion.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Content

Introduction & welcome
Course aims & objectives
Introduction to scaffolding and the terminology
Tube, fittings & boards
Working platforms
Bracing and tying of scaffolds
Safe ladder access and egress
What is a Scaffold Inspection?
Why do Scaffold Structures Require Inspecting?
The Work at Height Regulations 2005
British, European and Industry Standards (NASC)
TG20 Compliant Scaffolds
TG20 eGuide
Fan boards and public protection type of scaffolds
Design scaffolds
Various types of system scaffolding
BSEN13374 Edge Protection
Scaffold tagging systems
How to carry out a scaffolding inspection
Scaffold inspection exercise
Knowledge test


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

Upcoming Pre-arranged
In House Training

Course Date/Time Event Location Price
Face Fit Train the Tester - 13-05-2019 Monday, May 13, 2019
All Day
Blackburn £140+VAT
Cat & Genny - 15-05-2019 Wednesday, May 15, 2019
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Trafford Park £50+VAT
Abrasive Wheels - 15-05-2019 Wednesday, May 15, 2019
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Trafford Park £50+VAT
Asbestos Awareness - 16-05-2019 Thursday, May 16, 2019
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Blackburn £50+VAT
Safety Harness Awareness - 16-05-2019 Thursday, May 16, 2019
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Blackburn £50+VAT
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