NCCER Scaffolding

 

National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) has created a Scaffolding standardized training and credentialing program that allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or new hires through the NCCER registry system. This course allows foundational knowledge to be acquired about stationary, mobile and suspension scaffolds, as well as the tools and equipment used in the industry. Trainees also learn best practices for safety on the job site and mathematical applications that will be used on the job.

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Schedule

Class Start Date

Class End Date

# Meeting Days

Class Days (Meeting Pattern)

Class Start Time

Class End Time

Class Title

02/07/22

03/30/22

20

T,W,Th

5:30PM

9:15PM

NCCER Core: Introductory Craft Skills

04/05/22

05/18/22

20

T,W,Th

6:00PM

8:30PM

Industrial Scaffolding

04/05/22

05/18/22

20

T,W,Th

5:30PM

9:15PM

NCCER Core: Introductory Craft Skills

05/24/22

07/06/22

20

T,W,Th

6:00PM

8:30PM

Industrial Scaffolding

Program Information

Overview

Entry-level scaffold builders assist with constructing a secure scaffold to act as a working platform for construction and industrial projects. After the completion of those projects, demolition of the scaffold is required.  Entry-level builders are also responsible for loading and unloading tools, material and equipment to/from the job site while conducting safe work procedures.

Training Modules Cover:

  • Introduction to the trade
  • Trade safety
  • Trade tools & equipment
  • Supported Scaffolds
  • Mobile Scaffolds
  • Suspended Scaffolds

 

What are the prerequisites?

Entrance Requirements

  • 18 years or older.
  • Course completion of NCCER Core: Introductory to Craft Skills
  • Trainees must pass a drug test.
  • Trainees must supply and wear steel-toed boots to all classes.
  • Trainees must wear appropriate clothing such as work pants and a work shirt to all classes.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs without assistance.
  • Must be able to work on your feet over a period of time.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.
  • Must be able to manage heights.
  • Must be able to wear protective equipment and tools.
  • Must be able to tolerate outside climate conditions.

 

Resources

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Program Director Andrew Johnson

CE Industrial Technology/Energy

555 Community College Drive, Houston, TX 77013