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WFTR312 - Scaffolding

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

 

Prerequisites:

None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:

None

 

Co-requisites:

None

 

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%

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

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:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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