Course

OSTS level 1

Duration

5 days

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Course aims to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to enable them to erect, alter and dismantle basic scaffolding structures in traditional tube and fitting and common system scaffold types. Level 1 scaffolders should only carry out the erection and dismantling of scaffold structures covered with the course. They are deemed competent to work as part of a team, however they must be under the direct supervision of a qualified scaffolder at all times.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The course is aimed at trainee scaffolders who require basic scaffolding skills training

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

  • CORE THEORY UNITS
    • General health and safety awareness
    • International best practice
    • International performance standards
    • Local legal requirements
    • Components/Material recognition
    • Manual handling (NASC Document SG6)
    • Fall prevention (NASC Document SG4)
    • Foundations/Integrity and Stability (Bracing & Ties etc.)
    • Access and Egress

     

    PRACTICAL UNITS

    • Static and Mobile tower (2 lifts including foot tie- Two Static and One Mobile for demo)
    • Independent with Return (2 lifts including foot tie)
    • Nine standard birdcage scaffold (2 lifts including foot tie)
    • Practical/Theory test

ACCREDITATION