Scaffold Pre-Inspection

Scaffold Pre-Inspection
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  • 1 Day
  • 12 attendees


This course teaches how to conduct a scaffold pre-inspection before use and how to respond to the findings. It does not remove the requirement for inspections to be completed by a certified scaffolder where required under the statute.


A relevant level of physical fitness and ability to work at heights.

Public Course Bookings

To find a suitable date and book a public course, simply use the online booking tool above, contact one of our sales support team on 0800 267 476 or use our contact us form.

Company Course Bookings

To run this course at your workplace please use the contact us form or contact our sales support team on 0800 267 476.

Can I have a career in scaffolding?

A career in scaffolding can be very rewarding. Qualified and competent scaffolding professionals are sought after around the world. New Zealand has a large industry with a lot of opportunity to develop a career in scaffolding. Let scaffolding take you places.

How does Axiom scaffolding courses work for industry?

Based on feedback from the scaffolding industry, our range of scaffolding courses has been designed to fit the time frames and costs of businesses, minimising the days that staff are off-site. Axiom Training is able to deliver the short courses at your site.

Does Axiom Training work with SARNZ?

Yes, Axiom training is an associated member of SARNZ and maintains strong relationships to ensure the very best course offerings.

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Course Content
  • Conduct a visual and physical inspection of scaffolding before use
  • Identify potential hazards and risks
  • Visually examine notifiable scaffolding for structural stability
  • Check the scaffolding register for currency
  • Test notifiable scaffolding for structural stability
  • Respond appropriately to the findings of the scaffold inspection
  • Ensure the scaffold and scaffold site is maintained
  • Appropriately record and report findings
  • A practical group-based activity in the afternoon
NZQA Unit Standard Included

23230: Conduct a safety inspection of scaffolding before use

Special Note

This unit standard is intended for use with standing and hanging scaffolding built with tube and fitting or proprietary systems. It specifically excludes suspended scaffolding.

This course has been developed by Axiom Training to provide broad training in the skills, techniques and record keeping of scaffold safety inspections before use.


This course is run at your worksite and is tailored to your organisational needs. Please contact us for pricing, or complete an on-site booking request using the Book Now button above.