Basic Scaffolding Inspection Training Course


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 one day Basic Scaffolding Inspection and Appreciation Course will give delegates a broad based training in the basic skills, techniques and record keeping of scaffolding inspections.

Who the course is aimed at:

Managers, Supervisors and Operatives who are responsible for inspecting scaffolds and completing reports in accordance with statutory Regulations.

Course Contents:

  • Introduction / Pre Course Test Paper
  • Statutory Instruments & Standards
  • BS EN Standards relating to scaffolding
  • TG20:21 Best practice guidance
  • Definition of terms
  • Tubes and Fittings, types, uses and inspecting.
  • Scaffold Boards, types, uses and inspecting.
  • Ladders, inspecting, securing and using.
  • Construction and layout of an Independent Tied Scaffolds
  • Types of Ties, uses and methods of fixing.
  • Reading Scaffold Drawings
  • Inspection Procedures and Site Safety.
  • Initial Inspection, Weekly Inspections and Record Keeping.
  • Practical Inspections by Delegates.
  • Written Test Paper
  • Appraisals / Close

Please Note:

Please note that this course provides the delegate with the necessary knowledge to inspect Basic Structures. It is his / her employer's responsibility to demonstrate that the delegate has subsequently gained the relevant practical experience following the course before he / she can be deemed competent.

This is a One Day Course

What our students have to say

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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Rafael De Nadai

August 2019

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