If you're not sure of what the law says about training that's needed to erect a scaffold, the Health & Safety Advisor has got you covered.
Here's what the law says about the training required to erect scaffolding
Your scaffold erectors must have a formal training certificate of competence. An accredited training institution issues this to you.
You must also appoint a scaffold supervisor. His job is to supervise all work done on or to scaffolding.
Experience alone is NOT acceptable to allow a person to erect scaffolding. A scaffold supervisor must have a formal training certificate of competence.
Once you've erected your scaffold, the inspector must inspect it for safe use. He must also possess a formal training certificate of competence.
Now that you know about the kind of training required to erect a scaffold, make sure you comply. In addition, use this 14 step checklist to safely erect any scaffolding.