Scaffolding – Basic (Level 1)

Scaffolding – Basic (Level 1)
  • Duration:7 Days
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  • Certification:Yes
  • Enrolled: 0

Day 1:

  • Introduction to Scaffolding
  • Legislation and Regulations
  • Code of Practice for Access and Working Platforms
  • Scaffolding Terminology
  • Components, Standards, Ledgers, Couplers etc
  • Foundations, Bracing and Tying Scaffolds
  • Working Platforms, Ladder Access, Manual Handling
  • System Scaffolds, Kwikstage, Cup Lock and RMD
  • Theory of Basic Independent Scaffold using Kwikstage
  • Practical Exercise: Erect 3 x 2.4m bays, one lift

 

Day 2:

  • Dismantle Scaffold
  • Erect 3 x 2.4m bays, two lifts high, 2 x 2.4m bay return
  • With ladder access, Tie in Scaffold with different gangs using different methods
  • Dismantle Scaffold

 

Day 3:

  • Erect mobile, static and loading bay towers
  • Different groups covering each.
  • Assessment of Work.
  • Dismantle Scaffold.
  • Good Housekeeping practices.
  • Theory of Birdcage Scaffolds
  • Practical Exercise: Take of Quantities for Components

 

Day 4:

  • Dismantle Birdcage
  • Theory of Basic Independent Scaffolds – tube & fittings
  • Interpretation of Drawings
  • Quantifying Components
  • Practical Exercise: Erect 2 bay by 1 lift high independent
  • Dismantle Scaffold


Day 5:

  • Practical Exercise – Manual Handling
  • Correct Manual Handling Procedures for tubes and fittings.
  • Erect 3 bay x 2 lift high independent with ladder access
  • Theory and Practical Application – Gin Wheels & Ropes
  • Complete Dismantling of Scaffold
  • Theory of Towers – static, mobile and hoist
  • Practical Exercise: take of quantities for components
  • Erect towers (size vary) 2 lifts high with ladder access
  • Dismantle Scaffold

 

Day 6:

  • Practical test (P1)

 

Day 7:

  • Housekeeping
  • Theory Test
  • Review of Course
  • Advice and guidance on future training and gaining experience.

 

Course Code: HSST96


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