HARSCO worldwide




Scaffolding inspection | Training course

An understanding of traditional scaffolding including safety requirements and the identification of faults on basic façade scaffold structures.
The course can also include system scaffold on request.

Course objectives

To assist delegates to understand the principles of tube and fitting scaffolding structures and their components, to aid site inspections and the identification of faults and hazards.

Who will benefit

Site managers and supervisors responsible for checking that the erection of conventional façade scaffolding has been carried out safely and correctly.

Course content

  • Basic scaffolding functions
  • Scaffolding definitions
  • Construction of scaffolds
  • Ties and anchors
  • Tube and fitting scaffolding components
  • Practical inspection of scaffold
  • Identification of scaffolding faults and hazards
  • Safety requirements
  • Test paper

No of delegates per session


Training methods

Lectures, presentations and practical examples.


Successful delegates will receive a Harsco Infrastructure Scaffolding Inspection certificate.

PPE requirement

Classroom format.
Delegates should have a safety helmet, boots, gloves and eye protection, plus casual clothes.

Course duration

Option of 1 or 2 days


In 2011 SGB Baroom, Hünnebeck, Patent and ESCO joined forces to operate under the new name of Harsco Infrastructure.