Grading Scaffold Boards

£590 + VAT
£535 + VAT (TRADA members)
Duration - 3 days


A practical three-day course to grade scaffold boards set out in BS 2482:2009 specification for timber scaffold boards.
Grading Scaffold Boards
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+44 (0)1494 569 750
  • 10-12 October 2018 at Exova BM TRADA, High Wycombe
Course details

You should attend this course if:

  • you grade, band and issue new scaffold boards.

Course content:


Through classroom based interactive learning, practical days spent in the timber yard and a practical examination, this course will provide delegates with:
  • an introduction to timber, including the uses of timber in structural applications
  • an explanation of strength grading and the marking systems for scaffold boards
  • an understanding of the responsibilities of the grader and the grading company
  • the correct storage methods
  • an introduction to the natural growth characteristics of wood using hand held samples
  • practical exercises to learn how to grade scaffold boards
  • formal practical based exam.

The course also includes:

  • practical exercises
  • a written test.
Pre-course requirements
During the course, 3m lenghts of timber will be handled on a daily basis. Please ensure all delegates bring suitable clothing such as Hi-Vis vest/jacket and protective safety/footwear. Delegates must also be aware of the correct manual handling techniques.
Contact us
e: courses@exova.com
+44 (0)1494 569 750
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Grading Scaffold Boards
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