Basic Scaffold Inspection


On completion of the course, attendees shall have up to date knowledge to inspect basic scaffolding structures in accordance with the Work at Height Regulations.

Who Should Attend?

Managers and supervision who are responsible for inspecting scaffolds and completing reports in accordance the Work at Height Regulations 2005.

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

2 Days

Course Content

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


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
Abrasive Wheels - 20-06-2019 Thursday, June 20, 2019
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Trafford Park £50+VAT
Face Fit Train the Tester - 21-06-2019 Friday, June 21, 2019
All Day
Blackburn £140+VAT
Asbestos Awareness - 26-06-2019 Wednesday, June 26, 2019
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Blackburn £50+VAT
Vehicle Banksman - 26-06-2019 Wednesday, June 26, 2019
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Blackburn £50+VAT
Abrasive Wheels - 04-07-2019 Thursday, July 4, 2019
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wirral £50+VAT
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