The Work at Height Regulations 2005 requires the inspection of certain work equipment and places of work at height (r12 and 13 and Schedule 7). It also requires that every employer shall ensure that no person engages in any activity, including organisation, planning and supervision, in relation to working at height, or work equipment for use in such work unless they are competent to do so, or, if being trained, is supervised by a competent person.

This two day Advanced Scaffold Inspection Course will give delegates such knowledge so as to enable them to understand how to inspect scaffolding structures in accordance with statutory Regulations.

Who the course is aimed at:

The Course is aimed at Professional Scaffold Inspectors, Scaffolding Supervisors, Management and others who are responsible for Statutory Scaffold Inspection for more complex structures.


To give Delegates such knowledge so as to enable them to understand how to inspect basic, special purpose and designed scaffolding structures in accordance with current legislation and scaffolding industry best practice.

Course Contents:

  • Pre-theory Test Paper
  • Practical Exercise and Group Discussion
  • Current Legislation Overview
  • Scaffolding Terminology / Components / Ties
  • Industry Performance Standards
  • TG20 Compliant Scaffolds
  • Types of Access and Egress
  • Ramps / Gantries / Temp. Roofs / Slung / Cantilever Drop / Shoring / Falsework
  • Temporary Edge Protection
  • Protection of the Public
  • Statutory Scaffold Inspection Procedures
  • Scaffold Design Overview
  • Post Theory Test Paper (minimum 80% Pass Mark)
  • Test Paper Reviews / Appraisals / Close

Mandatory Entry Requirements:

Delegates must hold an in-date Safetymen Basic Scaffold Inspection Certificate or equivalent.


A Safetymen Certificate of Training plus an I.D Card will be issued to all those who complete the course to the required standard.

Delegate Numbers:

Maximum of 12 Delegates


Two Days

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Great course. Graham, the instructor was very informative and the course had all then relevant content and information.

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Thom Edward

August 2019

Very good company to get specialised training. Good instructor, good classroom and study paperwork’s.

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August 2019

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