Skills Proficiency Certificate (Scaffolding ) 3529-14
Issued by City & Guilds
This qualification is designed to provide a broad introduction to the essential practical skills needed for scaffolding. (City & Guilds Qualification Number 3529-14).
This person has successfully demonstrated all of the knowledge and practical competencies required to achieve the Skills Proficiency Certificate in Scaffolding.
They can carry out safe working practices to prevent hazards and to ensure the safety of working personnel and members of the public Hazards: excavations, obstructions, wet concrete, absence of warning notices. Inspect for faults, set up and safely use steps and ladders in general use Faults: metal components (corrosion), timber components (deterioration, splits, cracks) Plywood components (deterioration, splits, cracks), Scaffold components (check welds, cracks, splits, accumulation of dirt.
They can cut timber, plywood, materials by hand using the correct tools. Cut: eg marking, measurement Materials: eg pipes, couplers, system form work components, timber, plywood consumables Tools: eg hammer, chisel, bolster, masonry hand saw, guillotine, hydraulic cutter, scriber/tile cutter, hacksaw, , try square, combination square, marking gauge, marking knife, compasses, tape measure, rule/ruler. Select, use, clean and store hand tools to construct, erect and dismantle scaffolding.