Scaffold Erector

Duration: 2 days for 15 learners or less, 08h00 to 16h30 (1 hour lunch)
Summary: A modular Course for those who are tasked with the erection, and dismantling of steel access scaffold. SANS 10085-1:2004. The focus of this course is on the erection, alteration and dismantling of steel access scaffold.
Accreditation: Amokoro Training is CETA accredited against unit standard 261664 Erect, use and dismantle access equipment for construction work all at NQF level 03. SAIOSH accredited for two CPD points.
Content: Modules:
1. Definition , types and selection
2. Preparing the area for erection
3. Selection criteria as per job specification- working loads
4. Components
5. Basic Materials
6. Adjustable jacks , base plates
7. Horizontal components
8. Scaffolding boards
9. Couplings and bracing
10. Usage – ladders
11. Stability
12. Climbing and safety requirements
13. Dismantling and housekeeping
14. Scaffold checklists
15. PPE and safety harnesses, fall protection
Equipment required: The employer should ensure that a basic scaffold set is available for use during the practical. If no scaffold is available on site, arrangements must be made with Amokoro Training so that the correct scaffold can be sourced at an additional fee, a list of scaffold equipment is available on request. The following minimum PPE must be worn / used during any practical: Hard hat, safety boots or shoes, overalls, gloves, safety harness.
Entry requirements: ABET level 4 (Basic reading, writing and arithmetic). Medium of instruction and training materials are in English.
Min/max number of learners Minimum: 08 learners per course
Maximum: 25 learners per course
Who Should Attend: Construction, maintenance or other related employees who are required to erect, use or dismantle scaffold, trestles and ladders.


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