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Supervision of Metal Scaffold Erection Course

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Supervision of Metal Scaffold Erection Course

What's In It For Me

  • Mandatory course for scaffolding supervisors.
  • Be able to articulate material requirements, workplace safety for scaffolding.
  • Prepare and implement inspection checklist confidently.

Course Overview

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Under the WSH Act 2006, (Scaffolds), it is mandatory for all persons who want to be a scaffold supervisor to undergo training approved by the Commissioner for Workplace Safety & Health from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).

Upon completion of the course, trainees will be able to identify and clearly explain the following:
  • Material Requirements for scaffolding
  • Safety in erection and dismantling of scaffold including hazard identification and risk assessment
  • The WSH Act 2006 (Scaffolds)
  • Prepare and implement the scaffold inspection checklist
  • Requirements, purposes and key points for consideration when selecting different types of scaffolds

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for all metal scaffold erectors who want to be metal scaffold supervisors.

Course Duration

10 full days (75 hours), including 6 hours of assessment

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Scaffold Systems
  • Scaffolding Materials & Parts
  • Frame Scaffolding Requirements
  • Birdcage Scaffolding Requirements
  • Suspended Scaffolding Requirements
  • Scaffolding Regulations in Singapore
  • Preparation & Formulation of Inspection Checklist
  • Basic Risk Assessment on Scaffolding Safety

Mode of Assessment

  • Written Assessment (2 hours)
  • Practical Assessment (4 hours)

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Upon successful completion of the course and passing the examination, participants will be issued a Certificate of Achievement in Supervision of Metal Scaffold Erection Course.


  • Physically fit and above 18 years old
  • Participants must provide a copy of their scaffold erectors certificate from any MOM Accredited Training Provider
  • Safety shoes and proper attire (no singlet/ shorts/ bermudas) are COMPULSORY for all trainees.

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

  • Practical/ demonstration
  • Theory


Funding Information

Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Funding:

  • Participants must attend at least 75% of the course, complete the exam with a pass or competent result.
  • Workforce Training Support (WTS) funding only applies to trainee who is 35 years old and above with a monthly income of $2,000 and below.

For Company Registration:

  • Customers who are applying funding for trainee(s), please submit Training Grant applications in SkillsConnect website before registration.
  • Training Grant number is to be submitted together with the registrations.
  •  Payment for the course must be using company cheque or via GIRO.
  • For more information on SDF Training Grant application, please click here

Course reference code in SkillsConnect:

  • English: CRS-N-0018297

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

  • NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC Learninghub.

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply.




Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$765.43 S$819.01
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$407.76 S$436.30
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$121.61 S$130.12
WTS Funding (95%) S$85.84 S$91.85
Corporate Pricing    
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$765.43 S$819.01
After SDF Funding for non-SMEs Companies (80%)* S$407.76 S$436.30
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old  S$121.61  S$130.12
WTS Funding (95%) S$85.84 S$91.85
Original Course Fee S$765.43 S$819.01
After Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)** S$121.61 S$130.12
WTS Funding (95%) S$85.84 S$91.85
*Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $4.50 per hour.    
** Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $7.50 per hour.    

Note: SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR 

  SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY

Please note that prices are subject to changes