SSA - Scaffold Safety Awareness


The Scaffold Safety Awareness course aims to give candidates up to date knowledge of how to safely assess, monitor, manage and control scaffold operations on site to ensure that cost effective and safe scaffolding works are undertaken by scaffolding contractors.

Content covered during this course include:

  • Why scaffolds collapse
  • Recent accidents and incidents
  • The need for self scaffold
  • Their responsibilities under current regulations
  • Scaffold structure
  • Scaffold parts
  • Scaffold tagging
  • Fall protection systems
  • Safe working procedures
  • Isolation of faulty scaffolds
  • Scaffold training and qualification to ensure competence

Course Information

Course duration

  • One day training

Assessment & exams

  • Delegates will be assessed continuously during the course and via multiple choice assessment paper


  • Candidates will receive an in house certificate which will be valid for three years.

Booking and further information

For further information or to book a place please call 08433 301236 or email us