General Scaffold Safety Training


This one-day, in-person course is designed for those working on or around scaffolding and supervisors overseeing this type of work. While this course does not certify participants to build scaffold systems, it is imperative that workers are familiar with the proper setup and hazards associated with working on and around scaffold systems.

Through practical learning, participants become familiar with the different types of scaffold systems, their components and how to properly inspect scaffolding.




Course Focus

  • Recognize the different types of scaffold systems and their intended use
  • Describe the various components of scaffolding
  • Understand proper erection of scaffold in accordance with Saskatchewan OHS Regulations
  • Identify common hazards related to scaffold work
  • Discuss the proper inspection of scaffolding


Course Length: 1 day (7 hours)

Pre-requisite: None

Special Requirements:  Participants are required to bring their own PPE, including a hard hat, safety glasses, safety gloves and safety footwear.

Certification: Certification of training is valid for three years.


CEU Credits: This course may be eligible for BCRSP CPD points through the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals and Continuing Education Units through the Sask Operator Certification board. For more information see the noted websites.

Course hours can be used towards the Gold Seal Certification application for credits, subject to credit approval upon review. Note: every 6 hours of learning equals 1 Gold Seal credit.


NOTE:  This course is scheduled seasonally. To request another date, email or call a Training Coordinator at 1.800.817.2079