PMSE | Perform Metal Scaffold Erection (Mandarin)

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PMSE | Perform Metal Scaffold Erection (Mandarin)

Gain the skills to erect & dismantle metal scaffolds safely with our WSH-compliant Metal Scaffold Erection Mandarin course.


Course Description

The Metal Scaffold Erection Mandarin course provides attendees with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to erect and dismantle metal scaffolds per WSH regulations effectively and safely. The “Perform Metal Scaffold Erection (Mandarin)” is a mandatory WSH training course for all workers working in construction sites and related industries who are involved in metal scaffold activities. The course is conducted and assessed fully in Mandarin.


Course Topics

  • Introduction to metal scaffolding

  • Type and classification of scaffold systems

  • Safe work practices in the erection and dismantling of modular scaffold/ frame scaffold/ tubular independent tied scaffold/ tower scaffold

  • General principles and requirements of SS659, WSH(Scaffold) Regulations and other related WSH Regulations for the erection and dismantling of metal scaffold

  • Definition and terminology used in metal scaffolding system as well as its materials

  • Requirements for ties and braces

  • Static and mobile tower scaffold and their requirement


Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • List rules and regulations to ensure safety in erecting scaffold system

  • Identify, select, set up and perform pre-checking of scaffolding system

  • Perform erection and dismantling frame scaffold 

  • Perform erection and dismantling tubular independent tied scaffold

  • Perform erection and dismantling tower scaffold 

  • Perform erection and dismantling modular scaffold

  • Perform housekeeping and maintain record keeping of scaffold system in accordance with safe work practices and regulatory requirement


Target Audience

Mandarin speaking Individuals who are required to erect and dismantle metal scaffolds.



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
  • 7 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: $357.00

Non-Members: $382.01

Note: Starting June 30, 2024, SCAL Academy will no longer accept cash or cheque payments. Please use credit/debit cards, bank transfers, GIRO or PayNow for payments.


Course Duration

5.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 30.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 7 hours 30 minutes

Medium Of Instruction

  • Mandarin

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: $357.00

Non-Members: $382.01



Course Administration

Course Ref. NO.: TGS-2022013221

The learner 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.

Recommended reference books:

  • Workplace Safety and Health Acts

  • WSH (Scaffold) Regulations

  • WSH (RM) Regulations

  • WSH (Incident reporting) Regulations

  • Operation manual from the supplier

  • SS659 Code of Practice for Scaffold

  • Total WSH -from WSHC

  • RMCP3.0



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. The appeal of Assessment Result: (a) Students who wish to appeal for review of assessment results, please fill out the Assessment Appeal Form that can be downloaded from the 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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