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WFTR312 - Scaffolding
Course Code:
WFTR 312

Precluded Courses:
None

Calendar Description:
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.

Date First Offered:
2005-11-07

Hours:
Total Hours: 16
Lecture Hours: 4
Field Experience Hours: 12

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Topics covered in this course are:

-Content
-Introduction
-Pre-course Test/Knowledge Assessment
-Discussion about Various Types of Scaffolds
-Pole
-Rolling
-Vehicle Mounted
-Swing Stage
-Suspended
-Cages and Chairs
-Regulations Relevant to Province of Course Presentation
-Safety Equipment To Be Used
-Safety Belts
-Body Harness and Life Lines
-Working On and Around Scaffolds
-Use of Knots
-Hand Lines
-Safety Lines
-Guy Lines
-Practical Exercises To Teach Correct Erecting and Dismantling Procedures
-Erection of Frame Scaffolds
-Erection of Tube and Clamp Scaffolds

Learning Outcomes:
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%

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 80 %
Quizzes and Tests: 10 %
Participation: 10 %

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Supplies:
Student must supply their own Personal Protective Equipment: work gloves, safety glasses, high visibility coveralls, work boots, hard hat, and measuring tape.

Text Books:
Required - ITSL, Scaffolding CourseAdd Content...
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