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This Course is one of many provided by

NETA Training Group. T RAINING FOR THE F UTURE


Other Courses include:

ADR Hazchem
DGSA
Scaffolding
Mechanical/Fabrication
Welding/Welder Testing
Lifting/Slinging
Lorry Loader
Management/Supervisory
Health & Safety
Assessor Training
Pneumatics and Hydraulics
Bolt Tensioning
Hazardous Area Training (COMP'EX')
AM2
ACS (Gas Training & Assessment)

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Courses Examination Dates / Times
or a full range of courses contact:

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Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to
our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about
the service please contact: Barbara Seddon email b.seddon@neta.co.uk

Equal Opportunities Statement


It is our aim that there shall be equal opportunities in this organisation. There will be no discrimination on grounds of sex, being
married, colour, race or disability which is not permitted by law; or on any grounds, including age, except where this is necessary
to ensure that the job is done effectively. This principle will apply to recruitment, training, promotion, dismissal, transfer and all
other benefits, terms and conditions of employment.
T HE C OST OF A M AJOR S CAFFOLDING C OLLAPSE

NETA can carry out


Independent Scaffolding
Inspection to help reduce your
exposure to such risk
NETA’s Inspector will:

08/11/2010 This information was correct at the time of publication


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A LUMINIUM M OBILE T OWER S CAFFOLD
C ONTENTS
TARGET AUDIENCE Page
Personnel who use or supervise the use of tower scaffolds.
• Courses and Services Available 2

COURSE CONTENT • Scaffolder Record Card Scheme NVQ Route 3

• Types of tower scaffolds • NVQ / QCF Scaffolding 4


• Regulations & Codes of Practice • CITB Scaffolders Record Card Scheme Basic Part 1 5
• Stability of towers
• CITB Record Card Scheme Basic Part 2 6
• Use of outriggers and stabilisers

• Cause of accidents associated with towers


• Portfolio Build Level 2 Basic 7

• Safe use of towers • CITB Scaffolders Record Card Scheme NVQ / QCF Assessment - Level 2 8
• Understanding of manufacturers instructions • CITB Scaffolders Record Card Scheme Advanced 9
• Practical erection, movement and dismantling of tower scaffold
• Portfolio Build Level 3Advanced 10
• Written & practical test
• CITB Scaffolders Record Card Scheme NVQ / QCF Assessment - Level 3 11

• SG4: - Preventing Falls in Scaffolding and Falsework 12


PRE-REQUISITE
Some knowledge of scaffolding would be an advantage. • TG20:08 Overview 13

• Scaffold Inspection Basic 14

CERTIFICATION • Scaffold Inspection Advanced 15


On successful completion of the course delegates
will receive a NETA certificate. • Scaffold Safety Appreciation 16

• Scaffolding Safety Inspection 17

DURATION • Pasma 18
Duration of this course is one day.
• Basic Scaffolding for House Builders 19

• Aluminium Mobile Tower Scaffold 20


COURSE FEE
• The Cost of a Major Scaffolding Collapse 21
£195 + VAT.

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C OURSES AND S ERVICES AVAILABLE B ASIC S CAFFOLDING FOR H OUSE B UILDERS

C ENTRE TARGET AUDIENCE:


Courses are delivered in one of NETA's purpose built facilities in Teesside the only ones of Operatives who are required to erect scaffolding on house building and similar sites who do
there kind in Northern England that can provide this range of training in one location. not require full scaffolder registration training
Approved by the industry’s leading body, training can be provided in any aspect of
scaffolding.
OBJECTIVES:
A SAMPLE OF THE COURSES WE OFFER ARE :

Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme - CISRS On completion of this course delegates will have knowledge of the relevant regulations, codes
of practice and good safe working practices along with practical hands-on skills to
• Basic Part 1 housebuilding and similar sites.
• Basic Part 2
• Advanced CITB Scaffolder Record Card Scheme
CONTENT:
• NVQ / QCF Level 2 & 3
• NVQ / QCF for existing card holders • Statutory regulations and codes of practice
• Scaffolding Appreciation
• Scaffolding terminology
• Scaffolding Inspection
• Properties to tube, fittings and boards
• SG4
• Safe handling of scaffolding materials
• Tower Scaffolds
• Scaffolding below 5 metres • Types of scaffold

Many courses can be designed or tailored to suit clients exact requirements. Some can even
• Safe ladder access and egress
be delivered `on site' if suitable facilities are available. If you have a need we can fill it!. • Assessing material requirements for simple scaffolds
Why not ask for more details?
• Erect and dismantle simple scaffolds:-
S ERVICES • Putlog
As well as the scaffolding courses on offer NETA also provide a range of scaffolding
• Independent tied
related services. These services can be tailored to meet exact client requirements and can
be delivered both onshore and offshore. • Tower

A SAMPLE OF THESE SERVICES ARE :


CERTIFICATION
• Independent Scaffold inspections
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate.
• Signing of F91 Register (if still in use) or Schedule 8 Regulation 30 of The Construction
Health and Welfare Regulations 1996
• Purpose-designed Scaffolding - related Training Courses DURATION
• Scaffolding Risk Assessments
Duration of this course is three days.
• Scaffolding Specifications & Procedures Written
• Scaffolding Project Management/Co-ordination
COURSE FEE
These are by no means the only services on offer. If you require a service which is not listed
please ask, we will be only too pleased to help. £450 + VAT.

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P.A.S.M.A. CISRS – T UBE AND F ITTINGS S CAFFOLDING R OUTE
C OMPETENT E RECTOR C ERTIFICATION

BACKGROUND
This course has been developed by the Prefabricated Access Suppliers and manu-
facturers’ Association (PASMA) It follows the guidance given in the PASMA code of
practice and the
certificate is universally recognised in the Construction Industry as proof of compe-
tence.

Please Note: This is a basic certificate and does not cover linking of tower structures
or the building or use of cantilever towers.

COURSE DURATION
Duration of the course will be one day

PROGRAMME
• Introduction and Course Aims

• Components Identification and Use

• Quantifying Equipment

• Safe Assembly/Disassembly

• Stability Factors

• Safe Use of Aluminium Towers

• Inspection of Aluminium Towers

• Regulations

• Practical Workshop & Skills Assessment

• Post-Course Questionnaire

OPTIMUM NUMBER
Maximum 12 delegates per course

COURSE FEE
£220 per person plus VAT inclusive of PASMA course handbook, PASMA code of
practice, PASMA registration fee, PASMA certificate and ID card

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NVQ IN S CAFFOLDING S CAFFOLDING S AFETY I NSPECTION AND S UPERVISORS
WHAT ARE NVQ / QCF’S C OURSE
NVQ / QCF’s (National Vocational Qualifications). Make sure you have the skills knowledge and
understanding to do your job well, an NVQ / QCFdoesn't just show that you have passed a TARGET AUDIENCE
written test - it proves that you really have what employers need. Advanced scaffolders who are responsible for inspecting and checking basic scaffolds
for safe use and signing certificates and registers in accordance with Statutory
Most jobs require practical skills and knowledge. Traditionally most qualifications have been Regulations.
awarded on the basis of examinations which measure what a person knows, NVQ / QCF are
different. They use on the job training and assessment to provide evidence that a person can
carry out work to a standard required by Industry. COURSE CONTENT
• Statutory Regulations and safety requirements
• Safe Working Practices
WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?
• Requirements of tube, fitting and boards
• Scaffolding terminology
The problem with most qualification is that they don't always take account of experience or keep
pace with what the person actually does. NVQ / QCF's differ in that they assess current levels • Members that form basic access scaffolds
of competence against the National Standards for the Industry.
• Requirements of braces and ties
• Loading requirements
WHAT IS THE PROCESS? • Types of access
• Scaffolding commonly in use
Whatever age your NVQs/SVQs are worth getting. They can be obtained at any stage in a • Ladder access
persons career.
• Hoist and fan protection requirements
The awarding bodies have agreed that work carried out in the past can qualify a person for any
• Cantilevered and slung platforms
of the elements and units which go towards a level ... so long as there is acceptable evidence
that it was that persons work and carried out competently. For example existing qualifications, • Written and practical assessment
or in their absence reports photographs, samples of work or anything similar can be accepted
by assessors as historical evidence, this is called Accreditation or Prior Learning or "APL".
PRE REQUISITE
Must be an advanced scaffolder.
WHERE DO I START?
DURATION
CITB approved course 5 days.

COURSE FEE
Prices on request

CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will be issued with a certificate and
encapsulated card.

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S CAFFOLD S AFETY A PPRECIATION CISRS S CAFFOLDERS R ECORD C ARD S CHEME
B ASIC PART 1
TARGET AUDIENCE TARGET AUDIENCE
Personnel using scaffolding who require a basic understanding of the regulations This course is for trainee scaffolders who have at least 6 months experience as a scaffolders
governing scaffolding access and recognition of correct scaffold construction and service. labourer. It is the first part of a two part course which can lead to the issue of a
Scaffolders Basic Record Card if carried out in conjunction with the NVQ / QCF.
CONTENT

Theoretical aspects of the course cover:- COURSE CONTENT


• The requirements of tube, fittings and boards • Statutory Regulations and Safety Requirements
• Regulations that govern scaffolding
• Safe Working Practices
• Members that form basic access scaffold
• Independent Tied Scaffold
• How correct bracing provides stability
• Putlog Scaffold
• The necessity of ties
• Ladder access and egress • Birdcage Scaffold

• Gin wheels • Static Tower


• Loading related to design • Mobile Tower
• Types of access scaffolds • Proprietary Systems
• Methods of bridging
• Written and Practical Assessments
• The requirements of hoist towers and fan boards
On completion of the course delegates will be able, as a member of a team, erect and
• Public protection dismantle these scaffolds safely in their correct sequence.
• Written and practical assessment

Practical aspects cover:- PRE-REQUISITE


Erection and dismantling of Basic Independant Scaffold and Basic Tower Scaffold Ideally candidates will have some experience as a Scaffolders Labourer.

CERTIFICATE
DURATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA Certificate.
Duration of this course is 10 days.

DURATION
COURSE FEE
Duration of the course is 3 days.
£760 + VAT this includes NVQ / QCF and CITB Registration.

COURSE FEE
CERTIFICATION
£450 + VAT.
On successful completion of this course delegates will
be issued with a certificate and can apply for a trainee
record card if they are not already in possession of one.

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CISRS S CAFFOLDERS R ECORD C ARD S CHEME CISRS S CAFFOLD S AFETY I NSPECTION – A DVANCED
B ASIC PART 2
TARGET GROUP
TARGET AUDIENCE The training is intended for persons responsible for inspecting complex scaffolds, hold a
CISRS Basic Inspection Card or a CISRS Scaffolder card and who are required to
Trainee Scaffolders who have already completed Basic Part 1
complete reports in accordance with Work at Height Regulations 2005.

COURSE CONTENT
AIM
• Statutory Regulations and Safety Requirements The overall aim is to develop in delegates an understanding of the appropriate safety
regulations and the ability to interpret design specifications and statutory regulations
• Safe Working Practices when inspecting complex/design scaffolding structures for faults.
• Scaffolds with Prefabricated Beams

• Hoist Tower DURATION

• Cantilever Scaffold 2 days

• Truss-out Scaffold
OBJECTIVES
• Protective Fans
On successful completion of the course delegates will be able to:-
• Pavement Gantry
• State the relevant legislative requirements for scaffold inspection
• Roof Stack Scaffold
• Interpret Scaffold design drawings for inspection purposes.
• Roof Saddle Scaffold
....and will be able to inspect and record the findings of such an inspection for:
• Wire Netting/Sheeting
• A basic scaffolding design scaffold
• Written and Practical Tests
• Two-way shore
On completion of the course delegates will be able, as a member of a team, erect and
• Raking Shore
dismantle these scaffolds safely in their correct sequence. In addition delegates will be
able to interpret simple scaffold drawings. • Slung Scaffold

• Staircase Scaffold
PRE-REQUISITE
• Temporary ramps
Candidates must have successfully completed the Basic Part 1 course and have had at
least 6 months site experience. • Cantilever drop

DURATION
ASSESSMENT
Duration of the course is 10 days.
Assessment will be carried our using practical and written tests

COURSE FEE
COURSE FEE
£770 + VAT (inclusive of CITB and NVQ / QCF registration). Please note candidates must
also undertake NVQ level 2 assessments in order to obtain the Basic Record Card £410 + VAT

CERTIFICATION CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a training certificate and On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a CISRS certificate
can apply for a Basic Record Card on successful completion of the NVQ / QCF level 2.

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CISRS S CAFFOLD S AFETY I NSPECTION – B ASIC P ORTFOLIO B UILD
L EVEL 2 B ASIC
TARGET GROUP
This course is intended for personsresponsible for inspecting and checking scaffolds for
safe use and for signing certificates and registers in accordance with statutory TARGET AUDIENCE
regulations .
Any scaffolder who has completed the training and assessment aspects of the Part 1
and Part 2 courses but needs to build / complete a portfolio to obtain the NVQ / QCF
AIM to obtain his/her card.
The overall aim is to develop in delegates an understanding of scaffold components,
forms of construction and inspection procedures of basic access scaffold and to comply
with current legislation and Codes of Practice.
COURSE CONTENT
Candidates will be shown how to build a Portfolio using a range of evidence obtained
PRE-REQUISITES in the workplace confirming underpinning knowledge and an overall level of competence
Delegates may include employees from outside the scaffolding industry such as Site mapped against the laid down NVQ / QCF Scaffolding Level 2 performance criteria,
Managers and Agents, Site Engineers, Health & Safety Professionals etc. knowledge evidence and range statements.

DURATION PRE REQUISITES


2 days
Candidates must be registered for this award with the CITB and be in
possession of certificates of training for both Basic Part 1and Basic Part 2.
OBJECTIVES
On successful completion of the course delegates will be able to:-
DURATION
• Identify and inspect tubes, boards, ladders, gin wheels, ropes and fittings correctly Duration of the course will be 2 days.
• State the main requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the Please Note: Candidates will also need to undertake the 1 day NVQ / QCFlevel 2
construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996, Work at Height assessment once their portfolio is complete.
Regulations 2005 and codes of practice relating to scaffolding

• Identify the construction requirements common to all scaffolds to include: - COURSE FEE
• Foundations £320 + VAT.

• Scaffold Framework

• Platforms, handrails and toe boards

• Ladder Access

• Carry out inspections and fault identification on access scaffolds


• Complete and maintain reports in accordance with current statutory
provision

ASSESSMENT
Assessment will be carried our using practical and written tests

COURSE FEE
£390 + VAT

CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a CISRS certificate

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CITB S CAFFOLDERS R ECORD S CHEME SG4: - P REVENTING FALLS IN S CAFFOLDING AND FALSEWORK
NVQ /QCF A SSESSMENT - L EVEL 2
TARGET GROUP

TARGET AUDIENCE
Trainee Scaffolders who have successfully completed Basic Part 1 and Basic Part 2, or AIM
the Assessed Route of Entry for the Basic Card. The aim of the course is to hightlight the basic requirements and principles of fall
prevention and protection that can be adopted by scaffolders and their employers, when
planning and undertaking scaffolding operations, in accordance with SG4:05
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Candidates will undertake a series of practical assessments, covering the course PRE-REQUISITES
content of the Basic Part 1 and Basic Part 2 courses. In addition, the candidates None
Portfolio of Evidence will also be assessed to determine their underpinning knowledge
and overall level of competence against the laid down NVQ / QCF Scaffolding Level 2
DURATION
performance criteria, knowledge evidence and range statements.
Duration of the course will be a ½ day

PRE REQUISITES COURSE CONTENT


Candidates must have been registered for this award with the CITB and be in
• Planning
possession of certificates of training for both Basic Part 1and Basic Part 2.
• Employer responsibilities
• Scaffolder responsibilities
DURATION • Fall prevention
The duration of the NVQ / QCF level 2 assessments will be one day. • Basic Systems of Work

• Collective fall arrest systems


COURSE FEE
• Personal fall arrest systems
£230 + VAT this includes NVQ units.
• Rescue

CERTIFICATION
ASSESSMENT
On successful completion of the NVQ scaffolding level 2 assessments, candidates will
Assessment will be by written test
be issued with appropriate documentation as proof of their competence against the laid
down standards, to enable them to apply for their CITB Basic Record Card.
COURSE FEE
£115 per person + VAT

CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate

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TG20:08 O VERVIEW CISRS S CAFFOLDER R ECORD S CHEME A DVANCED
TARGET AUDIENCE TARGET AUDIENCE
Anyone previously working to British Standard BS5973:1993 This course is for trainee scaffolders who have already completed Basic Part 1 & 2 of the
New guidance has recently been issued that will impact on all tube and fit scaffold design National Record Card Scheme.
in the UK. TG20:08 has been issued as the industry technical guidance on the use of the
European Standard BS EN 12811-1 and applies to all tube and fitting scaffolds from the
most basic to the most complex structure. COURSE CONTENT
TG20:08 is based on the previous UK British Standard BS5973:1993 - Access and • The scaling and interpretation of drawings
working scaffolds and special scaffold structures in steel, which was withdrawn by
British Standards because it was not compatable with the new European Standard BS EN • Tubular Drop Scaffolding off Steelwork
12811-1 • Raking Shores

COURSE CONTENT • Flying Shores


• The main differences between TG20:08 and BS5973:1993 • Two-way Shores/Dead Shores
• Load Classes/Duty
• Scaffold and Proprietary System Falsework (including levelling to within reasonable
• Boarded Lifts
tolerances using adjustable base and fork heads to support formwork as laid out in
• Facade/Sway Bracing
engineering scaffold drawings).
• Ties
• Single Guardrails On completion of the course delegates will be able, as a member of a team, erect and
• Building Facades dismantle these scaffolds safely in their correct sequence.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
PRE-REQUISITE
Assessment will be by written test
Candidates must hold a Basic Scaffolders Card.

DURATION
DURATION
The duration of the NVQ / QCF level 3 assessments will be two days.
Duration of the course is 10 days

COURSE FEE
COURSE FEE
£115 + VAT.
£800 + VAT this includes NVQ/ QCF registration and CITB
registration fees.
CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will
receive an Advanced Scaffolders
certificate and can apply for their Advanced Record Card on
successfully completion of the NVQ / QCF Level 3.

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P ORTFOLIO B UILD CISRS S CAFFOLDERS R ECORD S CHEME NVQ/QCF
L EVEL 3 A DVANCED A SSESSMENT - L EVEL 3
TARGET AUDIENCE
TARGET AUDIENCE Trainee Scaffolders who are in possession of a Basic record Card and who have
Any scaffolder who has completed the training and assessment aspects of the undertaken either the advanced course or the assessed route of entry at the advanced
Advanced course but needs to build / complete a portfolio to obtain the NVQ/QCF to level.
obtaint his/her card.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
COURSE CONTENT
Candidates will undertake a series of practical assessments, covering the course content
Candidates will be shown how to build a Portfolio using a range of evidence obtained of the Advanced Course, or the Assessed Route of Entry. In addition, the candidates
in the workplace confirming underpinning knowledge and an overall level of competence Portfolio of Evidence will also be assessed to determine their underpinning knowledge
mapped against the laid down NVQ/QCF Scaffolding Level 3 performance criteria, and overall level of competence against the laid down NVQ/QCF Scaffolding Level 3
knowledge evidence and range statements. performance criteria, knowledge evidence and range statements.

PRE REQUISITES
Candidates must be registered for this award with the CITB and be in PRE REQUISITES
possession of certificates of training for both Basic Part 1and Basic Part 2. Candidates must have been registered for this award with the CITB and be in possession
of certificates of training for both Basic Part 1, Basic Part 2 and Advanced or,
alternatively a certificate for the Assessed Route of Entry for the basic and advanced
DURATION courses from a CITB Approved Training Centre.
Duration of the course will be 3 days.
Please Note: Candidates will also need to undertake the 2 day NVQ level 3
assessment once their portfolio is complete. DURATION
The duration of the NVQ/QCF level 3 assessments will be two days.

COURSE FEE
£330 + VAT. COURSE FEE
£400 + VAT.

CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the NVQ/QCF scaffolding level 3 assessments, candidates
will be issued with appropriate ocumentation as proof of their competence against the laid
down standards, to enable them to apply for their CITB Advanced Record Card.

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P ORTFOLIO B UILD CISRS S CAFFOLDERS R ECORD S CHEME NVQ/QCF
L EVEL 3 A DVANCED A SSESSMENT - L EVEL 3
TARGET AUDIENCE
TARGET AUDIENCE Trainee Scaffolders who are in possession of a Basic record Card and who have
Any scaffolder who has completed the training and assessment aspects of the undertaken either the advanced course or the assessed route of entry at the advanced
Advanced course but needs to build / complete a portfolio to obtain the NVQ/QCF to level.
obtaint his/her card.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
COURSE CONTENT
Candidates will undertake a series of practical assessments, covering the course content
Candidates will be shown how to build a Portfolio using a range of evidence obtained of the Advanced Course, or the Assessed Route of Entry. In addition, the candidates
in the workplace confirming underpinning knowledge and an overall level of competence Portfolio of Evidence will also be assessed to determine their underpinning knowledge
mapped against the laid down NVQ/QCF Scaffolding Level 3 performance criteria, and overall level of competence against the laid down NVQ/QCF Scaffolding Level 3
knowledge evidence and range statements. performance criteria, knowledge evidence and range statements.

PRE REQUISITES
Candidates must be registered for this award with the CITB and be in PRE REQUISITES
possession of certificates of training for both Basic Part 1and Basic Part 2. Candidates must have been registered for this award with the CITB and be in possession
of certificates of training for both Basic Part 1, Basic Part 2 and Advanced or,
alternatively a certificate for the Assessed Route of Entry for the basic and advanced
DURATION courses from a CITB Approved Training Centre.
Duration of the course will be 3 days.
Please Note: Candidates will also need to undertake the 2 day NVQ level 3
assessment once their portfolio is complete. DURATION
The duration of the NVQ/QCF level 3 assessments will be two days.

COURSE FEE
£330 + VAT. COURSE FEE
£400 + VAT.

CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the NVQ/QCF scaffolding level 3 assessments, candidates
will be issued with appropriate ocumentation as proof of their competence against the laid
down standards, to enable them to apply for their CITB Advanced Record Card.

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TG20:08 O VERVIEW CISRS S CAFFOLDER R ECORD S CHEME A DVANCED
TARGET AUDIENCE TARGET AUDIENCE
Anyone previously working to British Standard BS5973:1993 This course is for trainee scaffolders who have already completed Basic Part 1 & 2 of the
New guidance has recently been issued that will impact on all tube and fit scaffold design National Record Card Scheme.
in the UK. TG20:08 has been issued as the industry technical guidance on the use of the
European Standard BS EN 12811-1 and applies to all tube and fitting scaffolds from the
most basic to the most complex structure. COURSE CONTENT
TG20:08 is based on the previous UK British Standard BS5973:1993 - Access and • The scaling and interpretation of drawings
working scaffolds and special scaffold structures in steel, which was withdrawn by
British Standards because it was not compatable with the new European Standard BS EN • Tubular Drop Scaffolding off Steelwork
12811-1 • Raking Shores

COURSE CONTENT • Flying Shores


• The main differences between TG20:08 and BS5973:1993 • Two-way Shores/Dead Shores
• Load Classes/Duty
• Scaffold and Proprietary System Falsework (including levelling to within reasonable
• Boarded Lifts
tolerances using adjustable base and fork heads to support formwork as laid out in
• Facade/Sway Bracing
engineering scaffold drawings).
• Ties
• Single Guardrails On completion of the course delegates will be able, as a member of a team, erect and
• Building Facades dismantle these scaffolds safely in their correct sequence.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
PRE-REQUISITE
Assessment will be by written test
Candidates must hold a Basic Scaffolders Card.

DURATION
DURATION
The duration of the NVQ / QCF level 3 assessments will be two days.
Duration of the course is 10 days

COURSE FEE
COURSE FEE
£115 + VAT.
£800 + VAT this includes NVQ/ QCF registration and CITB
registration fees.
CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will
receive an Advanced Scaffolders
certificate and can apply for their Advanced Record Card on
successfully completion of the NVQ / QCF Level 3.

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CITB S CAFFOLDERS R ECORD S CHEME SG4: - P REVENTING FALLS IN S CAFFOLDING AND FALSEWORK
NVQ /QCF A SSESSMENT - L EVEL 2
TARGET GROUP

TARGET AUDIENCE
Trainee Scaffolders who have successfully completed Basic Part 1 and Basic Part 2, or AIM
the Assessed Route of Entry for the Basic Card. The aim of the course is to hightlight the basic requirements and principles of fall
prevention and protection that can be adopted by scaffolders and their employers, when
planning and undertaking scaffolding operations, in accordance with SG4:05
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Candidates will undertake a series of practical assessments, covering the course PRE-REQUISITES
content of the Basic Part 1 and Basic Part 2 courses. In addition, the candidates None
Portfolio of Evidence will also be assessed to determine their underpinning knowledge
and overall level of competence against the laid down NVQ / QCF Scaffolding Level 2
DURATION
performance criteria, knowledge evidence and range statements.
Duration of the course will be a ½ day

PRE REQUISITES COURSE CONTENT


Candidates must have been registered for this award with the CITB and be in
• Planning
possession of certificates of training for both Basic Part 1and Basic Part 2.
• Employer responsibilities
• Scaffolder responsibilities
DURATION • Fall prevention
The duration of the NVQ / QCF level 2 assessments will be one day. • Basic Systems of Work

• Collective fall arrest systems


COURSE FEE
• Personal fall arrest systems
£230 + VAT this includes NVQ units.
• Rescue

CERTIFICATION
ASSESSMENT
On successful completion of the NVQ scaffolding level 2 assessments, candidates will
Assessment will be by written test
be issued with appropriate documentation as proof of their competence against the laid
down standards, to enable them to apply for their CITB Basic Record Card.
COURSE FEE
£115 per person + VAT

CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate

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CISRS S CAFFOLD S AFETY I NSPECTION – B ASIC P ORTFOLIO B UILD
L EVEL 2 B ASIC
TARGET GROUP
This course is intended for personsresponsible for inspecting and checking scaffolds for
safe use and for signing certificates and registers in accordance with statutory TARGET AUDIENCE
regulations .
Any scaffolder who has completed the training and assessment aspects of the Part 1
and Part 2 courses but needs to build / complete a portfolio to obtain the NVQ / QCF
AIM to obtain his/her card.
The overall aim is to develop in delegates an understanding of scaffold components,
forms of construction and inspection procedures of basic access scaffold and to comply
with current legislation and Codes of Practice.
COURSE CONTENT
Candidates will be shown how to build a Portfolio using a range of evidence obtained
PRE-REQUISITES in the workplace confirming underpinning knowledge and an overall level of competence
Delegates may include employees from outside the scaffolding industry such as Site mapped against the laid down NVQ / QCF Scaffolding Level 2 performance criteria,
Managers and Agents, Site Engineers, Health & Safety Professionals etc. knowledge evidence and range statements.

DURATION PRE REQUISITES


2 days
Candidates must be registered for this award with the CITB and be in
possession of certificates of training for both Basic Part 1and Basic Part 2.
OBJECTIVES
On successful completion of the course delegates will be able to:-
DURATION
• Identify and inspect tubes, boards, ladders, gin wheels, ropes and fittings correctly Duration of the course will be 2 days.
• State the main requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the Please Note: Candidates will also need to undertake the 1 day NVQ / QCFlevel 2
construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996, Work at Height assessment once their portfolio is complete.
Regulations 2005 and codes of practice relating to scaffolding

• Identify the construction requirements common to all scaffolds to include: - COURSE FEE
• Foundations £320 + VAT.

• Scaffold Framework

• Platforms, handrails and toe boards

• Ladder Access

• Carry out inspections and fault identification on access scaffolds


• Complete and maintain reports in accordance with current statutory
provision

ASSESSMENT
Assessment will be carried our using practical and written tests

COURSE FEE
£390 + VAT

CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a CISRS certificate

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CISRS S CAFFOLDERS R ECORD C ARD S CHEME CISRS S CAFFOLD S AFETY I NSPECTION – A DVANCED
B ASIC PART 2
TARGET GROUP
TARGET AUDIENCE The training is intended for persons responsible for inspecting complex scaffolds, hold a
CISRS Basic Inspection Card or a CISRS Scaffolder card and who are required to
Trainee Scaffolders who have already completed Basic Part 1
complete reports in accordance with Work at Height Regulations 2005.

COURSE CONTENT
AIM
• Statutory Regulations and Safety Requirements The overall aim is to develop in delegates an understanding of the appropriate safety
regulations and the ability to interpret design specifications and statutory regulations
• Safe Working Practices when inspecting complex/design scaffolding structures for faults.
• Scaffolds with Prefabricated Beams

• Hoist Tower DURATION

• Cantilever Scaffold 2 days

• Truss-out Scaffold
OBJECTIVES
• Protective Fans
On successful completion of the course delegates will be able to:-
• Pavement Gantry
• State the relevant legislative requirements for scaffold inspection
• Roof Stack Scaffold
• Interpret Scaffold design drawings for inspection purposes.
• Roof Saddle Scaffold
....and will be able to inspect and record the findings of such an inspection for:
• Wire Netting/Sheeting
• A basic scaffolding design scaffold
• Written and Practical Tests
• Two-way shore
On completion of the course delegates will be able, as a member of a team, erect and
• Raking Shore
dismantle these scaffolds safely in their correct sequence. In addition delegates will be
able to interpret simple scaffold drawings. • Slung Scaffold

• Staircase Scaffold
PRE-REQUISITE
• Temporary ramps
Candidates must have successfully completed the Basic Part 1 course and have had at
least 6 months site experience. • Cantilever drop

DURATION
ASSESSMENT
Duration of the course is 10 days.
Assessment will be carried our using practical and written tests

COURSE FEE
COURSE FEE
£770 + VAT (inclusive of CITB and NVQ / QCF registration). Please note candidates must
also undertake NVQ level 2 assessments in order to obtain the Basic Record Card £410 + VAT

CERTIFICATION CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a training certificate and On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a CISRS certificate
can apply for a Basic Record Card on successful completion of the NVQ / QCF level 2.

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S CAFFOLD S AFETY A PPRECIATION CISRS S CAFFOLDERS R ECORD C ARD S CHEME
B ASIC PART 1
TARGET AUDIENCE TARGET AUDIENCE
Personnel using scaffolding who require a basic understanding of the regulations This course is for trainee scaffolders who have at least 6 months experience as a scaffolders
governing scaffolding access and recognition of correct scaffold construction and service. labourer. It is the first part of a two part course which can lead to the issue of a
Scaffolders Basic Record Card if carried out in conjunction with the NVQ / QCF.
CONTENT

Theoretical aspects of the course cover:- COURSE CONTENT


• The requirements of tube, fittings and boards • Statutory Regulations and Safety Requirements
• Regulations that govern scaffolding
• Safe Working Practices
• Members that form basic access scaffold
• Independent Tied Scaffold
• How correct bracing provides stability
• Putlog Scaffold
• The necessity of ties
• Ladder access and egress • Birdcage Scaffold

• Gin wheels • Static Tower


• Loading related to design • Mobile Tower
• Types of access scaffolds • Proprietary Systems
• Methods of bridging
• Written and Practical Assessments
• The requirements of hoist towers and fan boards
On completion of the course delegates will be able, as a member of a team, erect and
• Public protection dismantle these scaffolds safely in their correct sequence.
• Written and practical assessment

Practical aspects cover:- PRE-REQUISITE


Erection and dismantling of Basic Independant Scaffold and Basic Tower Scaffold Ideally candidates will have some experience as a Scaffolders Labourer.

CERTIFICATE
DURATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA Certificate.
Duration of this course is 10 days.

DURATION
COURSE FEE
Duration of the course is 3 days.
£760 + VAT this includes NVQ / QCF and CITB Registration.

COURSE FEE
CERTIFICATION
£450 + VAT.
On successful completion of this course delegates will
be issued with a certificate and can apply for a trainee
record card if they are not already in possession of one.

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NVQ IN S CAFFOLDING S CAFFOLDING S AFETY I NSPECTION AND S UPERVISORS
WHAT ARE NVQ / QCF’S C OURSE
NVQ / QCF’s (National Vocational Qualifications). Make sure you have the skills knowledge and
understanding to do your job well, an NVQ / QCFdoesn't just show that you have passed a TARGET AUDIENCE
written test - it proves that you really have what employers need. Advanced scaffolders who are responsible for inspecting and checking basic scaffolds
for safe use and signing certificates and registers in accordance with Statutory
Most jobs require practical skills and knowledge. Traditionally most qualifications have been Regulations.
awarded on the basis of examinations which measure what a person knows, NVQ / QCF are
different. They use on the job training and assessment to provide evidence that a person can
carry out work to a standard required by Industry. COURSE CONTENT
• Statutory Regulations and safety requirements
• Safe Working Practices
WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?
• Requirements of tube, fitting and boards
• Scaffolding terminology
The problem with most qualification is that they don't always take account of experience or keep
pace with what the person actually does. NVQ / QCF's differ in that they assess current levels • Members that form basic access scaffolds
of competence against the National Standards for the Industry.
• Requirements of braces and ties
• Loading requirements
WHAT IS THE PROCESS? • Types of access
• Scaffolding commonly in use
Whatever age your NVQs/SVQs are worth getting. They can be obtained at any stage in a • Ladder access
persons career.
• Hoist and fan protection requirements
The awarding bodies have agreed that work carried out in the past can qualify a person for any
• Cantilevered and slung platforms
of the elements and units which go towards a level ... so long as there is acceptable evidence
that it was that persons work and carried out competently. For example existing qualifications, • Written and practical assessment
or in their absence reports photographs, samples of work or anything similar can be accepted
by assessors as historical evidence, this is called Accreditation or Prior Learning or "APL".
PRE REQUISITE
Must be an advanced scaffolder.
WHERE DO I START?
DURATION
CITB approved course 5 days.

COURSE FEE
Prices on request

CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course delegates will be issued with a certificate and
encapsulated card.

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P.A.S.M.A. CISRS – T UBE AND F ITTINGS S CAFFOLDING R OUTE
C OMPETENT E RECTOR C ERTIFICATION

BACKGROUND
This course has been developed by the Prefabricated Access Suppliers and manu-
facturers’ Association (PASMA) It follows the guidance given in the PASMA code of
practice and the
certificate is universally recognised in the Construction Industry as proof of compe-
tence.

Please Note: This is a basic certificate and does not cover linking of tower structures
or the building or use of cantilever towers.

COURSE DURATION
Duration of the course will be one day

PROGRAMME
• Introduction and Course Aims

• Components Identification and Use

• Quantifying Equipment

• Safe Assembly/Disassembly

• Stability Factors

• Safe Use of Aluminium Towers

• Inspection of Aluminium Towers

• Regulations

• Practical Workshop & Skills Assessment

• Post-Course Questionnaire

OPTIMUM NUMBER
Maximum 12 delegates per course

COURSE FEE
£220 per person plus VAT inclusive of PASMA course handbook, PASMA code of
practice, PASMA registration fee, PASMA certificate and ID card

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C OURSES AND S ERVICES AVAILABLE B ASIC S CAFFOLDING FOR H OUSE B UILDERS

C ENTRE TARGET AUDIENCE:


Courses are delivered in one of NETA's purpose built facilities in Teesside the only ones of Operatives who are required to erect scaffolding on house building and similar sites who do
there kind in Northern England that can provide this range of training in one location. not require full scaffolder registration training
Approved by the industry’s leading body, training can be provided in any aspect of
scaffolding.
OBJECTIVES:
A SAMPLE OF THE COURSES WE OFFER ARE :

Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme - CISRS On completion of this course delegates will have knowledge of the relevant regulations, codes
of practice and good safe working practices along with practical hands-on skills to
• Basic Part 1 housebuilding and similar sites.
• Basic Part 2
• Advanced CITB Scaffolder Record Card Scheme
CONTENT:
• NVQ / QCF Level 2 & 3
• NVQ / QCF for existing card holders • Statutory regulations and codes of practice
• Scaffolding Appreciation
• Scaffolding terminology
• Scaffolding Inspection
• Properties to tube, fittings and boards
• SG4
• Safe handling of scaffolding materials
• Tower Scaffolds
• Scaffolding below 5 metres • Types of scaffold

Many courses can be designed or tailored to suit clients exact requirements. Some can even
• Safe ladder access and egress
be delivered `on site' if suitable facilities are available. If you have a need we can fill it!. • Assessing material requirements for simple scaffolds
Why not ask for more details?
• Erect and dismantle simple scaffolds:-
S ERVICES • Putlog
As well as the scaffolding courses on offer NETA also provide a range of scaffolding
• Independent tied
related services. These services can be tailored to meet exact client requirements and can
be delivered both onshore and offshore. • Tower

A SAMPLE OF THESE SERVICES ARE :


CERTIFICATION
• Independent Scaffold inspections
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate.
• Signing of F91 Register (if still in use) or Schedule 8 Regulation 30 of The Construction
Health and Welfare Regulations 1996
• Purpose-designed Scaffolding - related Training Courses DURATION
• Scaffolding Risk Assessments
Duration of this course is three days.
• Scaffolding Specifications & Procedures Written
• Scaffolding Project Management/Co-ordination
COURSE FEE
These are by no means the only services on offer. If you require a service which is not listed
please ask, we will be only too pleased to help. £450 + VAT.

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A LUMINIUM M OBILE T OWER S CAFFOLD
C ONTENTS
TARGET AUDIENCE Page
Personnel who use or supervise the use of tower scaffolds.
• Courses and Services Available 2

COURSE CONTENT • Scaffolder Record Card Scheme NVQ Route 3

• Types of tower scaffolds • NVQ / QCF Scaffolding 4


• Regulations & Codes of Practice • CITB Scaffolders Record Card Scheme Basic Part 1 5
• Stability of towers
• CITB Record Card Scheme Basic Part 2 6
• Use of outriggers and stabilisers

• Cause of accidents associated with towers


• Portfolio Build Level 2 Basic 7

• Safe use of towers • CITB Scaffolders Record Card Scheme NVQ / QCF Assessment - Level 2 8
• Understanding of manufacturers instructions • CITB Scaffolders Record Card Scheme Advanced 9
• Practical erection, movement and dismantling of tower scaffold
• Portfolio Build Level 3Advanced 10
• Written & practical test
• CITB Scaffolders Record Card Scheme NVQ / QCF Assessment - Level 3 11

• SG4: - Preventing Falls in Scaffolding and Falsework 12


PRE-REQUISITE
Some knowledge of scaffolding would be an advantage. • TG20:08 Overview 13

• Scaffold Inspection Basic 14

CERTIFICATION • Scaffold Inspection Advanced 15


On successful completion of the course delegates
will receive a NETA certificate. • Scaffold Safety Appreciation 16

• Scaffolding Safety Inspection 17

DURATION • Pasma 18
Duration of this course is one day.
• Basic Scaffolding for House Builders 19

• Aluminium Mobile Tower Scaffold 20


COURSE FEE
• The Cost of a Major Scaffolding Collapse 21
£195 + VAT.

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T HE C OST OF A M AJOR S CAFFOLDING C OLLAPSE

NETA can carry out


Independent Scaffolding
Inspection to help reduce your
exposure to such risk
NETA’s Inspector will:

08/11/2010 This information was correct at the time of publication


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This Course is one of many provided by
NETA Training Group. T RAINING FOR THE F UTURE
Other Courses include:

ADR Hazchem
DGSA
Scaffolding
Mechanical/Fabrication
Welding/Welder Testing
Lifting/Slinging
Lorry Loader
Management/Supervisory
Health & Safety
Assessor Training
Pneumatics and Hydraulics
Bolt Tensioning
Hazardous Area Training (COMP'EX')
AM2
ACS (Gas Training & Assessment)

For information on forthcoming


Courses Examination Dates / Times
or a full range of courses contact:

NETA Training Group


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Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to
our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about
the service please contact: Barbara Seddon email b.seddon@neta.co.uk

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It is our aim that there shall be equal opportunities in this organisation. There will be no discrimination on grounds of sex, being
married, colour, race or disability which is not permitted by law; or on any grounds, including age, except where this is necessary
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