System Scaffold (Cuplok and Kwikstage)

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System Scaffold TrainingCOURSE DURATION

2 or 3 days

Days 1&2 (SSED) cover erection and dismantle of System Scaffolding
Day 3 covers the inspection of System Scaffolding (Day 3 is optional)

FOR WHOM THE TRAINING IS INTENDED

Staff/operatives working within a multi-disciplined team

THE AIM OF THE TRAINING

To ensure an understanding in the methods of safe erection, dismantling and inspection of specific system scaffolds and related legislation

THE OBJECTIVES

To enable members of a multi-disciplined team/building company to:

• Erect and dismantle basic system scaffolds in line with the systems Manufacturers Instruction Manual (MIM) to a maximum working platform height of six metres (6m).
• Inspect basic system scaffolds covered within the course to ensure compliance with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and MIM

CONTENT:
• Introduction
• Legislation
• Manual Handling Scaffolding Operations
• Safety Harness Use & Inspection
• Manufacturers Instruction Manual
• Scaffolding Components
• System Scaffold Structures & Ties
• Gin Wheel, Rope & Knots
• Specific SystemScaffold Erection & Repositioning
• Specific System Scaffold Dismantling
• Scaffold Inspection Training (System Scaffold Specific)

RATIO OF INSTRUCTORS TO TRAINEES

1 instructor to 9 trainees (max)

ASSESSMENT

(a)    Examination – Theory test.
(b)   Practical – Demonstration of skill.

PPE REQUIREMENT

Delegates must bring: Hard Hat, Safety Footwear, Safety Harness, Gloves, Belt & Tools, Wet Weather Clothing and any other PPE deemed to be necessary to comply with their employers HSE policy.

Notes:

1. This is a full participation course. All aspects of the course must be completed by the delegate. Course material makes specific reference to the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and the relevant manufacturer’s instruction manual..
3. This course does not cover scaffolding activities beyond a five metre working platform height
4. Structures covered are basic independent + return + ladder access + towers + birdcage + loading bay