PRSS | WSQ Perform Rigging of Suspended Scaffold

PRSS | WSQ Perform Rigging of Suspended Scaffold

Learn gondola rigging and suspended scaffold safety with our Perform Rigging of Suspended Scaffold course. Enroll Now


Course Description

Perform Rigging of Suspended Scaffold course also known as the gondola rigging course aims to provide attendees with the skills and knowledge to perform rigging of suspended scaffold activities. The “Perform Rigging of Suspended Scaffold” is a mandatory training course for all workers performing rigging of suspended scaffold activities in the construction-related industry


Course Topics

  • Safe work practices and regulatory requirements

  • Roles and responsibilities

  • Safe rigging of suspended scaffolds

  • Interpretation of design drawings

  • Accident investigations


Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand 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

  • Perform rigging, termination of wire ropes and installation of suspended scaffold

  • Perform visual check of suspended scaffold, braking system, safety devices, anchorage points, wire ropes and related details

  • Perform troubleshooting of winch/climbing mechanism

  • Use personal protection equipment (body harness) and lifeline


Target Audience

  • Individuals who are involved in the rigging of suspended scaffold activities

  • Individuals who wish to be employed as a certified suspended scaffold rigger



Attendees must be physically fit

Attendees are assumed to have:

  • Employability Skills (ES) Workplace Literacy level 3 and above

  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ES Workplace Numeracy Level- Level 3 and above.




  • 1 hour of written test

  • 3 hours of practical performance assessment


Passing Criteria

  • 75% - Written Test

  • 100% - Competency in practical assessments


Assessment Venue

SCAL Academy

164 Gul Circle #01-14 JTC Space @Gul, (S) 629621



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


Course Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Members: $334.00

Non-Members: $353.27


Funding Eligibility

Individual Sponsor (inclusive of GST)         

Non-Singaporean/PR: $353.27

For Singapore Citizens and PRs aged 21 years and above: $189.72

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above: $124.30


Company Sponsored (Non-SME) (inclusive of GST)         

Non-Singaporean/PR: $353.27

For Singapore Citizens and PRs aged 21 years and above: $189.72

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above: $124.30


Company Sponsored (SME) (inclusive of GST)         


For Singapore Citizens and PRs aged 21 years and above: $124.30

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above: $124.30


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

3.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 20.0 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 Fee (Incl GST)

SCAL Members: $334.00

Non-Members: $353.27


Course Administration

Course Ref. NO.: TGS-2020504594

Learners must be physically fit and able to climb up and down a scaffold of 2 to 4 meters high and carry an object e.g., scaffold tube or component max. 15kg of weight during the practical session.

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


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 67978779 or email

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Govindavelalar Gunasekaran

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