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Health & Safety for Scaffolds and Scaffolding Work Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • In the free online course Health & Safety for Scaffolds and Scaffolding Work learn about scaffolds and scaffolding work and how they are important for construction work to have a safe, stable work platform.

    The course begins by introducing you to scaffolds and how they are used for scaffolding work. You will learn about the duties and responsibilities different groups of people have when scaffolding work is being undertaken. You will learn about important steps that should be followed for ensuring that no one is exposed to health and safety risks.

    Next, you will learn about a variety of different types of scaffolds. You will learn about their features and when they are used. You will also learn about scaffolds that are only used for specific purposes.

    Finally, you will learn how to erect a scaffold safely to avoid any damages or injury. You will learn about control measures that are used for the tying of scaffolds. You will also learn about methods for anchoring scaffolds. You will learn about safe work practices that are used when dismantling scaffolds. You will learn common hazards and risk controls that can occur when performing scaffolding work.

    This free course will be of great interest to anyone who uses or plans to use scaffolds and scaffolding in the workplace.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Describe duties different groups of people have when it comes to scaffolding work;
    - Identify the risk management steps to follow for using scaffolding;
    - Describe the features of different types of scaffold;
    - Describe scaffold used for specific purposes;
    - Describe methods of erecting a scaffold safely;
    - Describe the control measures for tying scaffolds;
    - Discuss methods of anchoring a scaffold.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 4 )
  • Health & Safety for Scaffolds and Scaffolding ...
  • Module 1: Duties and Risks
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Scaffolding Duties
    • Risk Management
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Types of Scaffold
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Common Scaffold Types
    • Specific Purpose Scaffolds
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 3: Erecting, Dismantling and Modifying a Scaffold
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Erecting a Scaffold Safely
    • Tying, Anchoring and Dismantling a Scaffold
    • Common Hazards and Risk Controls
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 4: Health & Safety for Scaffolds and Scaffolding Work Assessment
    • Health & Safety for Scaffolds and Scaffolding Work Assessment
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 1: Duties and Risks
In this module, you will learn what scaffolds are and how they are used. You will learn about the important duties different groups of people have when scaffolding work is being undertaken. You will be informed of important steps to follow in order to ensure that people are not exposed to health and safety risks.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 2: Types of Scaffold
In this module you will be introduced to common types of scaffolds and the features they have. You will also learn about scaffolds that are used for specific purposes.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 3: Erecting, Dismantling and Modifying a Scaffold
In this module you will learn how to erect a scaffold safely in order to avoid damage or injury. You will learn about the control measures used for tying scaffolds. You will also learn about methods for anchoring a scaffold. You will learn about the safe work practices that should be used when you dismantle a scaffold. You will learn about the common hazards and risk controls that may occur when performing scaffolding work.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 4: Health & Safety for Scaffolds and Scaffolding Work Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Advance Learning Academy

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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