Scaffolding Training Institute



Scaffolding Training Institute


The Scaffold Training Institute is a worldwide in issuing scaffold training programs.  Scaffold Training Institute programs have been used to train over 250,000 workers around the world since 1991, making it perhaps the number one source of scaffold training materials worldwide.  STI gives both direct training by our instructors, and Train the Trainer programs to certify attendees to conduct training using STI materials.  Train The Trainers are authorized to conduct scaffold training when using and following the STI protocol.

Three Day Trainer Course

Course Over View

This is our most basic Trainer course and covers Modules One, Two, and Three. It does not include Modules Four or Five. The course includes the STI Trainer certificate and trainer material along with DVD’s, PDF Slide Presentation, and Instructor Guide, and 340 page manual. Materials are available in English. The course consists of three one day modules.


Module one is basic Competent Person training covers the overview of the 25 types of scaffolds in the OSHA regulations, and coverage of the OSHA requirements. It also covers recommended assembly procedures. It is primarily classroom with walk by discussion of actual scaffold displays. The course agenda follows the manual including step by step assembly instructions and inspection checklists. This first module is perfect for Competent Inspectors. It is the prerequisite for all other modules.

Module Two involve practical hands-on erection and dismantling of several types of frame, tube & coupler, and “system” scaffolds.

Module Three covers scaffold design & loading, besides how to determine what size scaffold is needed, how to do scaffold drawings, how to calculate the scaffold material required, and how to calculate the weights on the scaffold planks, bearers, couplers, and posts (leg load). It also covers typical manufacturers’ allowable loading. This course does not include Module Four powered suspended scaffolds or Module Five advanced hands on.

Value added

  • Refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Registration
  • Examination Entry Fees
  • Comprehensive Course Notes
  • Certificate (on successful completion)

Inhouse Training

This course can also be run in house for up to 15 persons per course by arrangement
Fee: Please call for a quote

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