Scaffolders put up scaffolding and working platforms for construction workers to use when building, maintaining or repairing buildings and structures. They assemble scaffolding so that other trades workers can walk on them safely on the outside (and sometimes the inside) of a building. Scaffolding is used for many types of work including; building a new house, restoration work inside buildings and making repairs. Much of a Scaffolders work takes place on construction sites, but jobs are also found working on stands for spectators at sports events and concerts, offshore, petrochemical plants and power stations. During this scaffolding Apprenticeship you will learn to erect and dismantle scaffolding for construction projects. You’ll gain all the skills and knowledge needed to start a career in this industry, which will include interpreting information, estimating resources, learning building methods and building elements.
On successful completion of this scaffolding apprenticeship you will receive an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Accessing Operations and Rigging. This will include:
Level 2 Construction Diploma in Scaffolding
Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Accessing, Operations and Rigging
The Construction Industry Scaffolders’ Record Scheme (CISRS) Scaffolders’ Registration Card
Level 1 Numeracy, Literacy and Functional Skills
Employment Responsibilities and Rights
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
This Apprenticeship is delivered over 18 months.