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Below you will find the various training courses we offer along with their contents.

We've also provided a calendar, alongside, to accomodate your planner should you need our services.

 
 
General Worker: Unit Standard
229998 / 263245 / 263205 / 261664

This course is aligned with elements of all listed unit standards. This program is the 1st step in preparing delegates for the function of scaffold erection and is geared towards workers physically handling scaffolding components.

Elements covered in this program are:
Introduction / Use and application of scaffolding equipment, tools and PPE (personal protective equipment) / Loading, off-loading and storage of scaffolding equipment / Marking of defective equipment and quarantine areas / Preparing foundations / Erecting and dismantling trestle scaffolding

Upon successful completion of the assessment, delegates will receive a certificate of competence, accrediting them as general workers of scaffolding.

A minimum of 10 delegates are required to run this course and runs over a 1 day period.

 
     
 

This course is aligned with elements of Unit Standard 263245 – Erect, Use and Dismantle Access Scaffolding.This program is the 2nd step in preparing delegates for the function of scaffold erection and is geared towards workers physically erecting scaffolding.

Elements covered in this program are:
- Erecting and dismantling of mobile and static scaffolds
- Erecting and dismantling of tied-in independent scaffolds
- Erecting and dismantling of birdcage scaffolds
- Erecting and dismantling of ladders access on above mentioned scaffolds
- Erecting and dismantling of protective apron (fan)
- Erecting and dismantling of a rubbish chute

Upon successful completion of the assessment, delegates will receive a certificate of competence, accrediting them as scaffold fixers (assistant to scaffolder).

A minimum of 10 delegates are required to run this course and runs over a period of 2 days.

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This course is aligned with elements of Unit Standard 242821 – Identify responsibilities of a team leader in ensuring that organisational standards are met. This program is the 1st step in preparing delegates for the function of scaffold inspection and is geared towards workers with the aptitude to lead teams who erect and dismantle scaffolds.

Elements covered in this program are:
- Basic supervisory skills
- Team leadership skills
- Communication skills
- Counselling for performance of his team members
- Disciplinary methods and procedures
- Organizing of work for optimum productivity
- Knowledge of relevant aspects of OHS Act
- Final check of work before official inspection

Upon successful completion of the assessment, delegates will receive a certificate of competence, accrediting them as team leaders.

A minimum of 10 delegates are required to run this course and runs over a 2 day period.

     
 
Scaffold Erector: Unit Standard 263245
ALL SCAFFOLDS | SYSTEM TOWERS | ALUMINIUM TOWERS | INTERLOCKING FRAMES | OTHER PRE-FABRICATED SYSTEMS

This course is aligned with elements of Unit Standard 263245 – Erect, Use and Dismantle Access Scaffolding.This program is the 3rd and final step in preparing delegates for the function of scaffold erection and is geared towards workers physically erecting scaffolding.

Elements covered in this program are:
Erecting and dismantling of barrow ramp / Erecting and dismantling of circular scaffolds / Erecting and dismantling of cantilever scaffolds / Erecting and dismantling of bridge scaffolds / Erecting and dismantling of suspended / drop scaffolds / Interpretation and working from scaffold drawings and sketches

Upon successful completion of the assessment, delegates will receive a certificate of competence, accrediting them as scaffold erectors.

A minimum of 10 delegates are required to run this course and runs over a period of 1 to 5 days.

NB: System towers, aluminium towers and interlocking frames systems training are specific to these systems and aligned with Unit Standard 263245. These courses are conducted as follows:
System Towers – 2 days / Aluminium Towers – 1 day / Interlocking Frames – 1 day

 
     
 

This course is aligned with elements of Unit Standard 229998 – Explain and perform fall arrest techniques when Working at Height. This program is geared towards workers physically erecting scaffolding and includes any working at heights scenario.

Elements covered in this program are:
- Definitions
- Responsibilities
- General Working @ Heights Principles
- Before Working @ Heights
- Fall Arrest Systems
- Who Qualifies to Work @ Height
- Working @ Height Structures

Upon successful completion of the assessment, delegates will receive a certificate of competence, accrediting them to work at height.

A minimum of 10 delegates are required to run this course and runs over a 1 day period.

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This course is aligned with elements of Unit Standard 263245 – Erect, Use and Dismantle Access Scaffolding. This program is geared towards workers physically handling scaffolding components who are appointed to control the despatching and returning of equipment as well as the inspection of the condition of equipment.

Elements covered in this program are:
- Product Identification
- Controlling of Material
- Inspection of Material
- Servicing of Material
- Storage of Material
- Quarantine of Material

Upon successful completion of the assessment, delegates will receive a certificate of competence, accrediting them as equipment checkers of scaffolding.

A minimum of 10 delegates are required to run this course and runs over a 1 day period.

     
 
Scaffold Inspection (SSCI): Unit Standard 263205

This course is aligned with Unit Standard 263205 – Inspect Access Scaffolding. It is geared towards management and supervisory levels.

Learning assumed to be in place and recognition of prior learning:
Communication at NQF Level 3 / Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 / Read and interpret drawings and specifications at NQF Level 3 / Erect, use and dismantle access scaffolding at NQF Level 3

This program fully equips persons to conduct scaffolding inspections (all types of scaffolds) to a height of 60m (system scaffolding).

All relevant safety elements are thoroughly covered:
Components / Foundations / Standards and Tubes / Bracing / Ties / Classification of Platforms /
Scaffold Access / Mobile Towers / Height Restrictions / Safety Precautions and Safety Signs /
Scaffold Inspection and Hand-over / Control of Scaffold Operations / Responsibility of the Scaffold User /
Scaffold Drawings / Design Loading Calculations / Written Assessment

Upon successful completion of the assessment, delegates will receive a certificate of competence, accrediting them as inspectors of scaffolding. Also included in this training program are the calculations of loads and allocation of platforms, limited to a height of 60m and platform loading of 240kg/m2.
A minimum of 10 delegates are required to run this course and runs over a period of 2 days.

 
     
 

This course is aligned with Unit standard 263204 – Erect and Dismantle Falsework and Formwork. This program is geared towards workers physically assembling formwork systems.

Elements covered in this program are:
- Interpret drawings & instructions for erection of falsework & formwork.
- Coordinate resources for erection of falsework & formwork.
- Erect falsework & formwork.
- Dismantle falsework & formwork.

Upon successful completion of the assessment, delegates will receive a certificate of competence, accrediting them as erectors of formwork systems.

A minimum of 10 delegates are required to run this course and runs over a 1 day period.

 

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This course is aligned with elements of Unit Standard 263245 – Erect, Use and Dismantle Access Scaffolding. This program equips delegates to better plan for every scaffold project, dealing with all logistical aspects and loading requirements.

Elements covered in this program are:
Type of work to be done (to determine type of scaffold) / Storage of equipment / Size of scaffold / Period for usage / Conditions of usage / Number of platforms required (load calculations) / Ground Conditions / Tie positions / Special needs i.e. openings to doorways / Inspections and Hand-over / Determining quantities (design) / Delivery / Erecting procedures / Safety considerations / Dismantling / Removal / Back at the yard

Upon completion of the assessment, delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

A minimum of 10 delegates are required to run this course and runs over a 1 day period.

 

     
 
Fall Protection Planner: Unit Standard 229994

The Fall Protection Planner training program is designed in accordance with Unit Standard 229994 (the official training format for fall protection planning). Our training officers are CETA accredited.

The title of Unit Standard 229994 (NQF Level 4 / Credits 3) is:
Assess a Worksite for Work at Height and Prepare a Fall Protection Plan.

This program is aimed at persons with the responsibility to evaluate and ascertain the safety of the work environment. Successful candidates will receive certification to prepare a fall protection plan as required by the OHS Act.

Prior learning assumed to be in place on entering into this training program is as follows:
1) Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
2) Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.

This program runs over 2 days and covers all aspects of preparing, designing, compiling and finalizing a fall protection plan. This program has both theoretical and practical elements, including group activities to best understand the subject. Real site scenarios are discussed and analysed. A total of 10 delegates are required to run the course, and costs are based on where the course will be run.

Below are the modules covered in this program:

Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Plan Overview
Module 3: Steps to Comprehensive Plan
Module 4: Responsibilities
Module 5: Risk Analysis & Hazard Assessment
Module 6: Safety Controls
Module 7: Job Hazard Assessment
Module 8: Fall Protection System
Module 9: Documenting the Plan
Module 10: Working at Heights Procedures

If a delegate is declared “not yet competent”, he/she will be notified and given the opportunity to acquire new “evidence” to show competency. This will be discussed with delegates further when attending the course.

Each delegate will receive a custom designed training manual to facilitate the training process – filled with drawings, diagrams, etc.

 
         
 

This course is an entry - level course, covering all the basic injuries, illnesses and treatment
thereof. This course is suitable for people working in the office environment.
Duration: 2 and a half days

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This course is comprehensive and covers most injuries and illnesses and treatment thereof.
This course is suitable for people working in workshops, construction sites and out in the
field.
Duration: 3 and a half days

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individuals who wish to further their studies in the medical field, or working in ambulances.
Duration: 5 days
         
 
Basic Fire Fighting

This course is a must for any company wanting to practice fire prevention and prepare
their staff for any kind of emergency that might occur.
Duration: 4 hours

 
 
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or the services we provide, please contact us via email or telephone.
 
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