NYC Department of Buildings Safety Courses

SCA-102: Supported Scaffold Installer & Remover - 32 Hours

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Supported Scaffold Installer & Remover

The Supported Scaffold Installation course will teach students the proper tecniques on how to install, remove and adjust supported scaffolds. Students will receive information on current OSHA policies and NYC DOB Building Code and Standards. This course will also educate workers on how to prevent injuries through safe work site practices. Topics covered in this course will include the major components of scaffolds, the training of workers involved in the erection and dismantling of scaffolding, and how to properly read scaffold design drawings.

This course includes a hands-on training piece on supported scaffold training, which gives students the opportunity to practice building and dismantling scaffolds, all standard rigging techniques and applying various knots on the rope.


Course Time Course Code CEU Certification Expiration
32 Hours (excluding breaks and lunch time) SCA-102 3.2 A wallet sized certificate will be issed at the conclussion of the course, which can be used to fulfill requirements of a Worker and Supervisor SST Card. This training course is valid for four (4) years

Upon completing this course, the students will be able to:

  • Describe supported scaffold types and their major components.
  • List OSHA 1926 Supert E, L and M and other safety requirements associated with scaffolds.
  • Outline New York City Building Code supported scaffold safety requirements.
  • Explain the importance of fall prevention.
  • Describe how to properly use fall controls.
  • Demonstrate making decisions about PPE.
  • Identify the adequate planning process for supported scaffold erection and dismantling.
  • Practice safe use of tools.
  • Practice the correct form of inspections and equipment use.
  • Describe the proper safe erection of tubular welded frame scaffolds.
  • Describe the proper safe erection of modular scaffolding system.


100% attendance of this course is required to gain certification. Students must attend all 32 Hours, and are expected to be on time as per Quantum Safety’s rules.

To fulfill all requirements of both Quantum Safety’s testing and the Department of Buildings (DOB), students must be able to demonstrate they have a achieved the learning outcomes.

To clearly demonstrate these objectives, every student must pass a final exam before certification and achieve at least a 65% passing grade and must be proficient in their hands-on performance assessment on the scaffold.

Note: Final exams can be attempted as many times as necessary.


30 minutes is considered the maximum allowed time for lateness. Any student who is absent for any training, or who shows up 30 minutes after the scheduled starting time will be asked to schedule a make-up training day for the contact hours.

Note: No incomplete contact hours certifications will be issued. Students must make-up any missed time for their courses.

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