SSS | WSQ Supervise Suspended Scaffold

SSS | WSQ Supervise Suspended Scaffold

Gain expertise as a gondola supervisor with our Suspended Scaffold Supervisor course. Master safety, inspection, and rigging. Enroll Now.


Course Description

The Supervise Suspended Scaffold course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to supervise suspended scaffold (gondola) activities in the construction-related industry. The Supervise Suspended Scaffold is a mandatory WSH training course for all workers supervising suspended scaffold works in construction sites and related industries.


Course Topics

  • Legal Requirements

  • Roles and Responsibilities

  • Safe Rigging of Suspended Scaffolds

  • Safe Use & Inspection of Suspended Scaffolds

  • Interpretation of Design Drawings

  • Accident Investigation and Case Studies


Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify standard components and parts of suspended scaffold including different outriggers and anchorages

  • Perform pre-start check of equipment and gears, start-up procedures, shut-down procedures, and emergency procedures

  • Interpret drawing with regards to rigging, installation and dismantling of suspended scaffold using different outriggers

  • Inspect suspended scaffolds, safety devices, braking system, anchorage points and related details

  • Perform troubleshooting of winch/climbing mechanism

  • Use of personal protective equipment (body harness) and lifeline


Target Audience

  • Site supervisors

  • Managers

  • WSH professionals

  • Any Individuals intending to undertake the role of a supervisor for suspended scaffold management



  • Must be over 18 years old

  • Must be physically and mentally fit for the training.

  • Employability Skills (ES) Workplace Literacy Level 4 and above.

  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ES Workplace Numeracy level 4 and above




  • 2 hours written assessment (50 MCQ)

  • 2 hours practical performance sessions


Passing Criteria

Written Assessment 50 MCQ – 65%

Practical Assessment – Competent


Assessment Venue

Singapore Contractors Association Ltd

1 Bukit Merah Lane 2, Construction House, (S)159760



A Statement of Attainment (SOA) will be issued to candidates who are certified competent in this competency unit and with 100% attendance.


Course Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Members: $364.00

Non-Members: $383.55


Funding Eligibility

Individual Sponsor        

Non-Singaporean/PR: $383.55

For Singapore Citizens and PRs aged 21 years and above: $205.98

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above: $134.95


Company Sponsored (Non-SME)      

Non-Singaporean/PR: $383.55

For Singapore Citizens and PRs aged 21 years and above: $205.98

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above: $134.95


Company Sponsored (SME)

Non-Singaporean/PR: $383.55

For Singapore Citizens and PRs aged 21 years and above: $134.95

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above: $134.95


Learn More


  1. Durable Scaffold Materials

  2. Advantages of Mobile Scaffolds

  3. Essential Safety Guidelines for Using Scaffolds

  4. Essential Scaffold Tools for Safety

  5. Finding the Right Scaffold Frames

  6. Mastering Scaffold Inspection for Safe Operations

  7. The Versatility of Modular Scaffolds

  8. Understanding Scaffold Design Drawings - An Essential Guide

  9. Unveiling System Scaffold Design

  10. Unveiling the Efficiency of System Scaffolds

  11. What is a Frame Scaffold?


Metal Scaffolds

  1. Advantages of Metal Scaffolding over Wood Scaffolding

  2. All You Need to Know About Metal Scaffold Planks

  3. Choosing the Right Metal Scaffold for the Job

  4. Common Hazards on Metal Scaffolds

  5. Exploring Different Types of Steel Scaffolds in Singapore

  6. Metal Scaffold Safety Checklist

  7. Understanding the Benefits of Metal Scaffolds

  8. Unveiling the Versatility of Aluminum Scaffolds

  9. What is Metal Scaffold?


Suspended Scaffolds

  1. Essential Safety Tips for Suspended Scaffolds in Singapore

  2. How to Properly Inspect a Suspended Scaffold

  3. Types of Suspended Scaffold Systems in Singapore

  4. Understanding Suspended Scaffold

  5. Scaffold Load Capacity: What You Need to Know

Course Duration

4.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 28.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 4 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

Training provider will submit trainee details via SSG Training Provider Gateway and will bill in NETT fee if trainee is eligible for training grant. Note that all grants are subject for final approval by SSG.


Course Administration

Course Ref. NO.: TGS-2020504745

Online access to the internet by learners preferred

SCAL would like to encourage prospective course participants to inform SCAL in advance of any special needs such as medical needs or difficult in movements.

Learners are encouraged to bring along their mobile devices including notebook computers, Tablets, Smart Phones …etc. for access to web resources during the classroom sessions.



A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before course commencement. A charge of S$50 (replacement) or S$100 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes. Appeal of Assessment Result: (a) Students who wish to appeal for review of assessment results, please fill the Assessment Appeal Form that can be downloaded from website. There will be an admin fee of $60.00 (incl GST, non-refundable).


Special Class

Available upon request.


For more information, please contact Ms Fitriya at 6797 8779 or email

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