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Scaffold Erector Course


This training course is designed to be highly interactive and practical oriented.

Course Standards

Unit Standard Number: 263245, NQF Level 3, 5 Credits

The learning never stops


  • Interprete basic drawings and instructions for the erection of Access Scaffolding.
  • Identify types of Access Scaffolding
  • Range of Access Scaffolding
  • Components
  • Inspect Equipment
  • Foundations
  • Standards & Tubes
  • Bracing
  • Ties
  • Platforms
  • Access
  • Mobile Towers
  • Height Restrictions
  • Safety
  • Scaffold Drawings
  • Plan resources for erecting, altering, repositioning of access scaffolding
  • Execute access scaffolding operations
  • Execute dismantling and site clearance procedures
  • Practical Assessment
  • Comprehensive course notes and illustrations.
  • Progress quizzes keep learning on track.
    An overhead slide presentation providing supplementary.
  • Videos to illustrate best practices, case studies, and operational examples.
  • A learner workbook including progress quizzes.
  • Practical sessions 
  • Has attended certificate – Short course
  • CETA certificate of competence – statement of results. Issued approximately 6 – 8 months (Costs extra R400.00 excluding VAT). 

At the end of this course, delegates should be have knowledge about:

  • Relevant aspects of scaffold safety from product identification to presentation of scaffold for inspection. Day one has a theoretical introduction and the remainder of the course involves a practical based session.

It is desirable for learners wishing to achieve this unit standard to be competent at

  • Communication at ABET level 2 or equivalent
  • Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 2 or equivalent   

For a short course: Successful delegates will receive a has attended certificate. (Normal course fee is charged)

For a certificate of competence – statement of result from CETA, a portfolio of evidence must be submitted by candidates and they must be found “competent” upon completion of course. (This costs an extra R400).

Statement of Results are issued digitally after approximately 6 – 8 months.

South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Mozambique Botswana & Namibia

Course Status: Available

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