Course

OSTS level 2

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 of an intermediate complexity in traditional tube and fitting and common system scaffold types. On completion of their training OSTS level 2 scaffolders are deemed competent to work unsupervised on scaffold structures covered in OSTS level 1 and level 2 courses, they are able to work on more complex scaffold structures as part of a team, however they must be under the direct supervision of a qualified scaffolder at all times.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Delegates must complete the CISRS level 1 overseas scaffolder 5 day course and have held the card for at least 6 months.

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

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

     

    PRACTICAL UNITS

    • Independent (3 lifts) with return and protection fan or crash deck
    • Simple cantilever with spurs (erected from independent)
    • Edge protection/ handrails
    • Loading bay or gantry with beams
    • Practical/Theory test

ACCREDITATION