1. The 2-week Part 2 course will cover the following elements:
Ø ½ Day Instruction/Training SG4
ØHealth and Safety Awareness comparable to SSSTS, including Legislation, regulations, best practice, tool box talks
Ø Basic Independent Tied Scaffold
Ø Truss-out Scaffold
Ø Scaffolds with prefabricated beams
Ø Protective fans
Ø Pavement gantry
Ø Loading Bay
Ø Roof saddle scaffold
Ø Splay Scaffold
Ø Roof Edge Protection
Ø TG4 Tie Testing
Ø Tool box talks
Ø Alterations (e.g. removing standards from a structure)
Ø 50 Question Test Paper (include intermediate test at the end of the 1st week)
2. The trainee operative will be able to interpret scaffold drawings.
3. The trainee operative will be able, as a member of a team, to erect, alter and
dismantle the above scaffolds safely and in their correct sequence.
4. The ‘Scaffolder’ grade is the established trade competency for the scaffolding
industry and enables scaffolders to lead or partake in the majority of scaffolding operations, as covered by this training and assessment.
Scaffolder 1 day Skills test and Assessment
From January 2011 successful completion of the 1 day skills test and VQ assessment is a mandatory element of the scheme. This is regardless of whether the trainee has previously achieved his VQ via another route e.g. OSAT. A card will not be issued to those who fail to successfully complete the 1 day skills test and VQ assessment.