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Chapter 33 of the New York City Building Code requires anyone who works on a supported scaffold to complete an initial 4-hour User course and then an approved 4-hour User Refresher Course every 4 years.​

Course Materials: This course consists of several different components which include power point presentations, lectures, real life case studies, class discussions and hands on demonstrations. We will provide a student manual which will include Section 3314 on Scaffolds of the Building Code.


Course Policy: Students must earn a 70% or more in their final exam in order to successfully complete the course. Upon successful class completion, students will receive a picture ID wallet card certificate.


Attendance Policy: Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities. Make-up time is not permitted for this training course.


Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the types, nomenclature and definitions of a scaffold

  • List and identity the different types of fall protection needed when working on a scaffold

  • Recognize the permit requirements needed in order to comply with Chapter 33 of the Building Code

  • Describe and identify common supported scaffold hazards

  • Classify the Federal and City scaffold regulations

  • Apply safe work practices at their construction sites based on prudent decision-makin

Upcoming Courses

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