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Safe Erection & Dismantling Of Basic Scaffolding

Scope (Target Group)
This 3 Days course has been designed for those who wish to develop their career in scaffolding and for those scaffolders who do not have sufficient
knowledge but wish to gain further understanding and development.

Aims and Objectives
By the end of this course, the delegate will be able to:
• Be familiar with legislation & codes of practice
• State the current specifications and limitations relating to scaffold materials
• Identify and explain the various types and uses of scaffold fittings & load calculations
• Inspect and identify the most common defects which may occur in scaffold materials
• Identify the main component of a scaffold and state their function
• Identify an independent, birdcage and tower scaffold
• Explain the different ground conditions which ensure the correct action have been taken to provide a safe and stable foundation for the scaffold structure
• List the various component part, state their terminology and describe their correct positioning
• Understand the importance of ties
• know the correct types of ties and their SWL
• Understand the process of carrying our safe erection and dismantling of basic scaffolds.

Structure of the Course (Course Content)
Day 1(Theory)
• Legislation and codes of practice
• Risk Assessment – Work at height and manual handling
• Scaffolding components
• Scaffolding foundations
• Scaffolding assembly
• Safe erection sequence
• Platform requirements
• Scaffold ties
• Access requirements
• Ancillary equipment-Gin wheel and rope
• Types of scaffolds with load class
• Scaffold guardrail and toe board
• An introduction-mobile scaffolding
• Height & stability of tower scaffolding
• Scaffolding tagging system
• 100% tie off
Day 2 (Practical element-safe erection and dismantling of basic scaffold)
Day 3 (Assessment-written & practical elements)

Written assessment
Practical demonstration-Delegates will be divided in a group and asked to erect/dismantle basic scaffold with the reference to the sketch provided

No pre-requisite, however, basic understanding in scaffolding work will be an advantage

Certification & Approvals
QISC Certification

3 years

Course Duration
3 Days

Maximum Number of Delegates
Minimum 4
Maximum 12 (Practical)

Health & Fitness
All delegates will be asked to complete a Qatar International Safety Centre standard medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.

Venue (Training Location) Doha
Qatar International Safety Centre
Centre Gate 9, Street 45
Salwa Industrial Area
Doha, Qatar
PO BOX 23651

Ras Laffan
Qatar International Safety Centre
Laffan Global Training Centre
Laffan Global Village

Dates & Cost
Please contact us direct for availability & costs:
Email: training@madinagulf.com
Tel: +974 4450 1223
Fax: +974 4450 1220