Scaffolding and Working at Heights Courses

Managing Scaffolding Operations Safely Course

Managing Scaffold Operations Safely provides you with the knowledge to manage and control scaffolding operations safely. You will learn about the current legislation, your responsibilities as a manager and how to conduct scaffolding safety procedures correctly. The knowledge you gain will make the scaffolding site an overall safer place due to your effective safety management.

  • Learn how to manage the health and safety of workers on a scaffolding site
  • Delivered over just one day
  • Develop an understanding of current legislation
  • We can deliver the course in-house
  • We can make the course bespoke to your needs
Managing Scaffolding Operations Safely Course

Managing Scaffold Operations Safely course content

The course will improve your understanding in the below units:-

  • Introduction to the course
  • Course objectives & aims
  • Pre-contract planning of scaffolding operations
  • When you would require a scaffold design
  • TG20 Compliant sheets
  • The choosing of a scaffolding contractor
  • Scaffolders’ qualifications and training
  • Safe working practices
  • Safe use of a harness to SG4
  • Risk assessments and method statements
  • Selecting the most appropriate scaffold for the task
  • TG20 Basic scaffolds
  • Safe use of scaffolding
  • Scaffolding control and supervision
  • Scaffolding inspection
  • Handover certificates
  • Scaffold tagging systems
  • The monitoring of onsite scaffolding operations
  • Theory Examination
  • Summary of the course

Throughout the course, you will develop an understanding of the current legislation, the current standards of work and the responsibilities of an employer and employee concerning scaffolding operations. You will also learn about procedures relating to reporting, recordkeeping and inspecting of scaffolding operations.

How long is a Managing Scaffold Operations Safely course?

We deliver the course over one day of classroom learning.

The course duration allows you to qualify quickly without affecting your productivity and spend long periods of time away from work.

Why should I take this course?

Company managers, safety advisors, directors, site agents, contract supervisors who organise, arrange and control scaffold operations onsite should attend this course.

The knowledge you gain will allow you to promote good health and safety in your managing work confidently. You will also be able to protect the safety of the workers on-site, therefore, limiting accidents and potential absences that may slow down a project.

Managing Scaffold Operations Safely entry requirements

We advise that you have some form of working knowledge of scaffolding before attending the course.

This isn’t compulsory. However, we were hoping you could get the most out of your training, so it is better to be at the appropriate level of expertise.

Where can I take this course?

In-house Courses

We can deliver Managing Scaffold Operations Safely as an in-house course nationwide. We can arrange the training at a 3B centre or a site of your choice. We can alter the course content to suit your training requirements and to contain company relevant examples. We price our in-houses per enquiry depending on how many delegates attend, training location and any bespoke requirements.

Further Development

Upon completing the training, you may want to attend a Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) course. The below courses qualify you to inspect a mobile tower or scaffold structure competently. Recommended courses include:


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