Scaffolding Awareness



The course includes information on the basic tools used to construct scaffolds, the personal protective equipment required, the roles and responsibilities associated with scaffolding work, and the importance of inspections.

Product Information

Course Objective

The aim of this course is to give candidates an awareness of scaffolding components and procedures.


Learning Outcomes

  • Describe what a scaffold is and why it is used
  • Define the key terms used in the construction of scaffolds
  • Recognise the basic components of a scaffold
  • Describe the key elements of a scaffold
  • Identify the different types of scaffolding structures
  • Identify hazards associated with the use of scaffolding
  • List the basic tools used in the construction of a scaffold
  • Describe the PPE requirements for scaffolding
  • List the requirements for access to scaffolds
  • Identify the responsibilities of key personnel involved with scaffolding
  • Describe the use of the Scafftags system
  • Describe the importance of scaffold inspections


Additional Information

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Knowledge Check: 20 Questions Final Assessment

System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows (7,8,10) and Apple Mac
  • Browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari
  • Additional Hardware: Please ensure that you have headphones or speakers


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