Scaffolding TG20 and Beyond Course


Member price: £260

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This course accommodates the changes present in TG20:21.

This one-day course is part of our suite of Scaffold Inspection courses, entitled “TG20 and Beyond”. It is intended for those who have the duty to sign Handover Certificates for designed scaffolds, such as Temporary Works Co-ordinators, Scaffold Designers, Contracts and Project Managers, Engineers, Site Agent or Managers, or Health and Safety Managers (further information reference BS5975 Temporary Works Procedure).

It is particularly relevant to those who have passed the CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection course and now wish to have a deeper knowledge.

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Course Information

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.

  • TG20 compliant configurations
  • Basic scaffold requirements
  • More complex designed applications
  • BS5975 Temporary Works Procedures
  • Scaffold guidance documents – Fault finding/scaffold failures
  • Loads or forces in components
  • Wind force factors
  • Ground conditions and foundations
  • Scaffold anchors – selection and testing
  • Key applications:
    • Temporary roofs – Shoring structures
    • Staircase, loading towers & beams
  • Reading and evaluating drawings
  • Checking more complex scaffolds

Upon successful completion of the assessment, the delegate will be awarded a CHSG certificate, which is valid for 5 years.

All training is conducted at our John Ryder Training Centre in Chertsey. Centre opening hours are 8am to 5.30pm, but this course commences at 9am and will finish at approx 5pm, unless otherwise stated in the joining instructions you receive.

Refreshments are included on all courses, but NO LUNCH is currently provided, but there are lots of lunch options within walking distance of the centre.

Please ensure you have read the joining instructions before arriving at our training centre. 

If you are travelling by road, Chertsey is served by both the M3 and M25. No parking is permitted on the grounds of the Centre, but there is sufficient free parking in and around Chertsey, all within walking distance.

For those using public transport, Chertsey is served by a good service from Waterloo, changing at Staines, Weybridge or Virginia Water for the Chertsey line. The station is approximately ten minutes walk from the Centre. 

If you are attending a two day course and require overnight accommodation, a local hotel list is available upon request.

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Additional information


1 August 2024