Legal Requirement

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).

For Whom

This course is suitable for all Metal Scaffold Erectors who want to be Metal Scaffold Supervisors

Assumed Skills, Knowledge & Entry Requirement

  • Physically fit and above 18 years old
  • Candidates must provide a copy of their scaffold erector’s certificate from any MOM Accredited Training Provider

Course Overview

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

Course Content      

The course comprises the following modules:

  • 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

Course Duration: 75 hours, include 6 hours of assessment hours

Medium of Instruction: English.

Class Size :Maximum class size: 12

Facilitator/Learner Ratio:

Theory Lesson = 1:12 max

Practical lesson= 1: 6 max

Theory Assessment = 1:12 max

Practical Assessment = 1:6 max (if exceeds 6 Learners, Assessor: Learner ratio is 2:12)

Course Attendance: 100% Attendance

Assessment Advice

2 hours of written test (WT) comprising 30 multiple choice questions (MCQ), fill in the blanks, short/long questions and 4 hours of Practical Performance (PP). The passing mark for WT is 65% 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 issued to all participants.

Course Venue

  • 3 Soon lee street, #04-16&17, Pioneer Junction, Singapore 627606 (Pioneer MRT)
  • 2 Joo koon road, Singapore 628966 (Joo koon MRT)
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