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TG20:08 Scaffolding Operative Awareness

Duration: 1 Day



To give the attendees such knowledge and awareness to enable them to erect traditional tube and fitting scaffolding operations, in accordance with the changes brought about by NASC Technical Guidance Note TG20:08 – Technical Guidance on the use of BS N 12811-1, Guide to Good Practice for scaffolding with tubes and fittings.


A Certificate of Training will be issued to all those who complete the course to a satisfactory standard.


Aimed at Scaffolding Operatives and first line Supervision.


Course Itinerary

  • Introduction and welcome
  • Aims and Objectives
  • Legal Overview – Work at Height Regulations 05
  • BS EN 12811 Vs BS5973
  • TG20:08 Changes
  • Scope
  • Standard Scaffolds
  • Scaffold Designation
  • Ledger Bracing
  • Facade Bracing
  • Plan Bracing
  • Ties & Standard Tie Patterns
  • Loading and Duty
  • Safe Height Calculation
  • Transom Couplers
  • Appendix H
  • Special Scaffolds
  • Design Appreciation
  • TG20:08 Implementation
  • Test Paper
  • Summary and Close

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