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General Training on Scaffolds

Course information

General training on scaffolds, is a mandatory (AFS 2013:4) course for all involved in the erection, changing and dismantling of scaffolds up to nine meters. In order to reduce the number of accidents and to increase the awareness on what to consider when working with scaffolds, there are demands from the Swedish Work Environment Authority that all who erect, make significant changes, and dismantling scaffolds need to undergo General Training on Scaffolds. This demand also applies to the person leading the work.

This training fulfill the requirements according to the demands from the Swedish Work Environment Authority on scaffoldings up to nine meters (AFS 2013:4 “Ställningar” –

This course fulfill the requirements according to the standards of the Work Environment Authorities up to nine meters. (AFS 2013:4 ”Ställningar” – “Scaffolding”).

Target group

Anyone who’s using, mount, supervise or lead scaffolding up to nine meter. Those who lead and supervise the work need at least the same level of education. Procurement engineers need knowledge of the safety requirements for the work.


This training will give you theoretical knowledge of how to plan scaffolding using risk assessments, and how to make safe scaffold erection, changing and dismantling.

Content of course

  • Understanding of plans for erecting, changes or dismantling of the scaffold
  • Safety during erection, changing or dismantling of the scaffold.
  • Measures to prevent the risks of falling persons or objects.
  • Safety precautions when weather conditions are affecting the safety negatively.
  • Conditions regarding permitted load.
  • Any other risk with scaffolding caused by or happened during erection, changing or dismantling.
  • Review of scaffolding stipulations in Sweden.
  • Brief overview of different types of prefabricated scaffolding and couplers.
  • Information on type configurations for tube and coupler scaffolds.
  • Methods for protection oneself from falls during erection or dismantling of scaffolding.
  • Methods for up-and-down transports of scaffold material.
  • Bottoming, stabilising and anchoring of scaffolds.


1 + 1 day (One day of lectures – one day of personal preparation and home studies.)


The quality assurance of the training is done with a written exam. Certification is afterwards granted through Rådet för byggkompetens (Council for  Building Competence), RBK.

Theory material, coffee and lunch are included.

Price SEK 2300 plus VAT


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Information in PDF

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Self studies

Lectures are prepared with self studies.

Specific study material is recieved before course.

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