Perform Metal Scaffold Erection (Formerly known as Metal Scaffold Erection Course)

Provide participants with the fundamental knowledge and skills required in proper and safe procedures of erecting and dismantling of Metal Scaffolds used in construction industry.


  • List the types of commonly used metal scaffold based on the characteristic and classification
  • Define the terminologies used and components and materials used for metal scaffold structures
  • State the requirements for ties and braces
  • Distinguish between static and mobile tower scaffold and requirement
  • State the requirements for tower scaffold use on sites
  • Perform safe work procedures, general principles and requirements in the erection and dismantling of modular scaffold, tower scaffold, tubular independent tied scaffold and frame scaffold, in line with WSH (Scaffold) Regulations and CP14
  • State the rules and regulations to ensure safety in erecting and dismantling of modular scaffold working safely at height

Who to Attend: Workers who are required to erect and dismantle the metal scaffolds

Medium: English.

Legal Requirement: Under WSH (scaffold) regulations: “Every scaffold exceeding in 4 meters shall be erected, installed, re-positioned, altered or dismantled by a scaffold erector who has undergone a course of training approved by the Commissioner”. This course of training is “Metal Scaffold Erection Course”.


  • Above 18 years of age
  • Physically fit
  • Comprehend Basic English
  • Employability Skills (ES) Workplace Literacy level 3 and above.
  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ES Workplace Numeracy level 3 and above.

Assessment: written and practical.

Attendance: 100%

Certification: Upon completion of the course August International Pte Ltd card and certificate will be rewarded.

SDF Funding Available: Up to 70%, Subject to WDA terms and conditions

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)

*All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses.

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Skill Development Fund (SDF)

Perform Metal Scaffold Erection (Formerly known as Metal Scaffold Erection Course) All Other Participants Singaporeans/PRs (aged 21 and above) 50% of course fee Skillsfuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (Singaporeans aged 40 and above 70% of the course fee)
Full Course Fee (exclusive GST) $ 328.7 $ 328.7 $ 328.7
9.0% GST on nett course fee $ 29.58 $ 29.58 $ 29.58
Less: Additional funding if eligible under various schemes 0 $ 164.35 $ 230.09
Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes $ 358.28 $ 193.93 $ 128.19

*Note: This is a tentative calculation. Amount may vary after SSG Funding Approval

Course Duration:

38hrs, inclusive assessment

Payment Mode:

Nets/Online Transfer

Trainer/Trainee Ratio

Theory Lesson 1:18 Practical lesson 1: 12 Theory Assessment 1: 18 Practical Assessment 1: 12

Class Size

  • 1:18

Price $328.7