NEW COURSE – Scaffolding – TG20 and Beyond


£250 member
£300 non-member


Tuesday 17th September 2019
Tuesday 22nd October 2019
Thursday 28th November 2019


CHSG is pleased to announce and introduce a new one-day course within our suite of Scaffold Inspection courses, entitled “TG20 and Beyond”.  This course is intended for those who have the duty to sign Handover Certificates for designed scaffolds, such as Temporary Works Co-ordinators.

It is particularly relevant to those who have passed the CISRS TG20:13 Basic Scaffold course and now wish to have a deeper knowledge.  Employers may also wish to endorse other categories of experienced staff.  The extensive course content should enable delegates to understand more about scaffold structures, including complex scaffolds and to recognise a wide range of defects and scaffold design issues to be in a position to competently discuss them with the scaffold company and their designers


The one-day course will cover the following:

  • TG20 compliant configurations
  • Basic scaffold requirements
  • More complex designed applications
  • BS5975 Temporary works procedures
  • Scaffold guidance documents fault finding/scaffold failures
  • Loads/forces in components
  • Wind force factors
  • Ground conditions/foundations
  • Scaffold Anchors – selection and testing
  • Key applications:
    • Temporary roofs – shoring structures
    • Staircases, loading towers and beams
  • Reading and evaluating drawings
  • Checking more complex scaffolds

Joining Criteria:

One of the following pre-requisites are required:

The individual has worked in one of these roles for over two years, and a CV together with a letter from employer to confirm awareness gained from the role:

  • Scaffold Designer
  • Contracts & Project Manager
  • Engineer
  • Site Agent/Manager
  • H & S Manager
  • TWC

Or have attended the three-day CISRS basic scaffold inspection course


Upon successful completion the end of day assessment paper the Individual will be awarded a CHSG certificate which will be valid for 5 years.

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