This course is designed and directed towards those supervisors, foremen, and workers who work on scaffolds up to 3-4 lifts high. This course includes 4 hours of theory and approximately 12 hours hands-on practical using both "tube and clamp" and "safeway" scaffolding.
Hours: 16 (Lecture Hours: 4; Field Experience Hours: 12)
Total Weeks: 1
Topics covered in this course are:
Pre-course Test/Knowledge Assessment
-Discussion about Various Types of Scaffolds
Cages and Chairs
-Regulations Relevant to Province of Course Presentation
-Safety Equipment To Be Used
Body Harness and Life Lines
-Working On and Around Scaffolds
Use of Knots
-Practical Exercises To Teach Correct Erecting and Dismantling Procedures
Erection of Frame Scaffolds
Erection of Tube and Clamp Scaffolds
Upon completion of this course students will know the theory, regulatory, and practical applications that must be followed in order to correctly and safely erect scaffolding.
Grading System: Pass/Fail
Passing Grade: 80%
Percentage of Individual Work: 100
Student must supply their own Personal Protective Equipment: work gloves, safety glasses, high visibility coveralls, work boots, hard hat, and measuring tape.
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.