Who’s the Course for?

This course is a starting point for anybody wishing to work in the scaffolding industry as a scaffolder.


Course Aims and Benefits

To provide an introduction to scaffolding, covering the safe erection, alteration and dismantling of a range of scaffolding structures.

At the end of the course, candidates will have knowledge of:


  • The correct and safe methods of erecting independent scaffolds, scaffolds with returns, birdcage and tower scaffolds in tube and fitting.
  • The regulations governing the safe erecting, alteration and dismantling of scaffolds and the work methods to be adopted.

    The candidate should also be able to correctly and safely:


  • Determine the material requirements for independent scaffolds, independents with returns, tower & birdcage scaffolds in tube and fitting.
  • Be able to lay out materials, set out scaffolds and overcome obstacles to erect scaffold safely.
  • Ensure that scaffolds are constructed following safe systems of work.
  • Candidates will be able, as a member of a team, to erect, alter and dismantle the above scaffold structures safely and in the correct sequence.

    Course Content


  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Interpretation of simple drawings
  • Independent scaffolds
  • Birdcage scaffold
  • Static tower
  • Alterations to scaffolds
  • Course knowledge assessment

    Entry Requirements

    Some site experience would be advantageous, though not essential.


    Training Methods

    Practical / hands-on

    Classroom / tutorials


    Methods of Assessment

    Practical tests
    Written tests


    Qualification / Certification

    JO Certificate - Safe Erection and Dismantling of Scaffolds - Part A (3 years validity period)


    Where to next?

    Safe Erection and Dismantling of Scaffolds Part B after six months’ site experience.



    Lot 47-48, Sg Bera Light Industrial Area,
    Seria KB1933,
    Negara Brunei Darussalam.
    P.O.Box 285, Seria KB1190,
    Negara Brunei Darussalam.

    Telephone:(673) 3222183
    FAX:(673) 3227200
    E-mail: Joffren.omar@brunet.bn