Scaffold Appreciation and Scaffold Inspection

Aim of the course

According to the NASC 2017 Safety Report, scaffolding incidents are decreasing but there are still accidents happening on a daily basis on scaffolds. Safety professionals, including ourselves, are trying to ensure that the safety guidance is presented to workers and remains good working practice within the scaffolding sectors.

This course will ensure that the safety practices of delegates using scaffolding components are kept efficient and effective. This 1-day course is important for the delegates as it allows them to understand all factors that surround scaffold inspections and the safety protocol that accompanies the inspections.

Course content

The scaffold inspection course is designed to provide delegates with an understanding of the different forms of construction, scaffold components, inspection procedures they can perform tasks safely, whilst fully understanding the current health and safety legislation and codes of practice. The course will cover the following:

  • Review of current legislation, standards and codes of practice
  • Terms and definitions
  • Basic Scaffold Requirements
  • Introduction to scaffolding materials
  • Scaffold inspection
  • Scaffold appreciation
  • Cause of Scaffold Collapse
  • Hazards Associated with Scaffolding
  • Planning a Scaffold
  • Documenting Inspections – Handover Certificates & The Scaff tag System

Who should take this course?

The course is designed for Managers, Supervisors and Operatives who are responsible for inspecting scaffolds and completing reports in accordance with statutory regulations. This course is suitable for many industries, for example:

  • Wind Turbine
  • Telecommunications
  • Scaffolders
  • Gutter Maintenance
  • Roofers
  • Fire & Rescue Services
  • Cleaning & Maintenance

To book onto this course, please either book below online or contact us on:

Tel: 01642 680497


This course is currently available to be delivered as a dedicated in-house course for your organisation. Please contact us to find out about options for face-to-face and/or 'Virtual Classroom' delivery.

Contact us to arrange a dedicated course: