Prerequisite: State Indentured Scaffold Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A; CARP 040B
Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 022 or appropriate placement; MATH 020 or MATH 020C or appropriate placement
This course is designed to be compliant with applicable regulations, and provide workers with industry recognized general scaffold building credentials. A fundamental approach and careful explanation of scaffold built applications will include safety and terminology; elevated platform intended use; span and loading criteria; access and egress; stability, structural connections and inspections. Detailed project drawing review will provide practical experience in locating dimensions, determining layout and scaffold material requirements. An emphasis on erection/dismantling sequence will foster the development of job planning, preparation skills and applied math. The importance of a safety program including, site specific conditions, communication, and fall protection will be addressed during scaffold construction exercises.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921