COURSE OUTLINE –

  1. Plan Work – Site requirements and rules; site hazard identification; emergency procedures; priorities; scaffold fit for the purpose.
  2. Rope work including bowline; clove hitch; timber hitch; rolling hitch; use of gin wheels.
  3. Identify scaffold components and use; identify damaged components.
  4. Identify individual modular systems, their advantages/disadvantages.
  5. Tube and Coupler overview and use
  6. Ground Bearing Pressure related to live load; dead load.
  7. Minimums and Maximums including lift height bay width, length light/medium/heavy duty scaffolds; bracing of scaffolds; tying of scaffolds.
  8. Estimation of material
  9. Practical Training – Erect modular scaffold; use tube and coupler where necessary to modify; tag completed scaffold; dismantle scaffold and stow gear.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

At the end of the training, the participant should be to do practical networking and connections of working systems.