Supervision of Metal Scaffold Erection Course

NTUC LearningHub

Course introduction

Under the WSH Act 2006, (Scaffolds), it is mandatory for all persons who want to be a scaffold supervisor to undergo training approved by the Commissioner for Workplace Safety & Health from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).

Upon completion of the course, trainees will be able to identify and clearly explain the following:

  • Material Reqirements for scaffolding
  • Safety in erection and dismantling of scaffold including hazard identification and risk assessment
  • The WSH Act 2006 (Scaffolds)
  • Prepare and implement the scaffold inspection checklist
  • Requirements, purposes and key points for consideration when selecting different types of scaffolds

Course Pre-Requisites

  • Physically fit and above 18 years old
  • Participants must provide a copy of their scaffold erector’s certificate from any MOM Accredited Training Provider
  • Safety shoes and proper attire (no singlet/ shorts/ bermudas) are COMPULSORY for all trainees.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for all metal scaffold erectors who want to be metal scaffold supervisors.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Scaffold Systems
  • Scaffolding Materials & Parts
  • Frame Scaffolding Requirements
  • Birdcage Scaffolding Requirements
  • Suspended Scaffolding Requirements
  • Scaffolding Regulations in Singapore
  • Preparation & Formulation of Inspection Checklist
  • Basic Risk Assessment on Scaffolding Safety

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Trainer Profile

NTUC Learninghub Pte Ltd (Executive Arm of NTUC LearningHub)

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