For Whom

This course is designed and relevant to workers in the marine industry.

Assumed Skills, Knowledge & Entry Requirement

  • Able to read, write & speak in the language the course is conducted
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents or Holders of Valid Work Permits
  • Medically fit

Course Overview

To train workers in erection, alteration and dismantling of various types of marine metal scaffolds used in the marine industry.

Course Content      

  • Introduction to Marine Metal Scaffolding
  • Purpose of a Scaffold
  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Marine Metal Scaffolder
  • Various types or Marine Metal Scaffolds and their uses
  • Definitions and Terms used in Scaffolding
  • Common Hand Tools, Equipment and Materials – Use and Care
  • Proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Scaffolding Materials
  • Use of correct tools for tightening Couplers, Planks, Tubes and Pipes
  • Precautions working in confined spaces and at height
  • Interpretation of Marine Metal Scaffolding Working Drawings

Course Duration: 48 hours including 6 hours of assessment

Medium of Instruction: English.

Class Size: Maximum class size: 18

Facilitator/Learner Ratio:

  • Theory Lesson = 1:18 max
  • Practical lesson= 1:18 max
  • Theory Assessment = 1:18 max
  • Practical Assessment = 18 max (if exceeds 12 learners, facilitator: learner ratio is 2 : 12)

Course Attendance: 100% Attendance

Assessment Advice

1 hour of written test (WT) comprising 30 multiple choice questions (MCQ) and 5 hours of Practical Performance (PP). The passing mark for WT is 60% while for PP, learner will be assessed as Competent as C or Not yet Competent as NYC (100% to pass). The learner must pass BOTH parts of the Test in order to be issued with the certificate of successful completion and or safety pass/card. Failure to pass either of the tests shall render a “Fail” for WT and “Not Yet Competent” for PP outcome for the learner and he must then re-attempt the course and tests.


  • Based on the successful completion of the course and assessment, a certificate of achievement endorsed by Eversafe Academy Pte. Ltd., will be awarded to the trainee.
  • E-cert available


2, Joo Koon Road, Singapore-628966

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