Any member of staff who is new to scaffolding
To enable delegates to have basic industry experience and how to work safely with scaffolding and access equipment.
The competent person General responsibilities Basic scaffolding terminology (components and application) Servicing of equipment (tube, fittings, boards etc.) Boards and stock - quality control Health, welfare, hygiene and housekeeping Electrical safety Fire prevention and control Noise and vibration Working at height Accident prevention and reporting Slips, trips and falls Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Transport safety on site Equipment and tools Manual handling (including loading and unloading) Lifting equipment using rope and wheel Questions/test paper
It includes a minimum of six hours' tuition, and practical exercises and exams
Certificate of attendance on completing the course
Delegates wishing to book one of these courses will be required to have a CITB HS&E Test (or accepted exemption) in place at the time of booking. This needs to have been passed within the previous 23 months before the course start date Delegates must hold ONE of the following: An up to date CITB Health, Safety and Environment test A valid and in-date CCNSG Safety Passport A NEBOSH construction certificate (taken within 2 years of application) A valid and in-date OPITO-approved offshore survival certificate (such as OPITO MIST) An SSSTS or SMSTS certificate (taken within 2 years of application) An IOSH Working Safely, IOSH Managing Safely or IOSH Directing Safely certificate (taken within 2 years of application)