4-hour Supported Scaffold User Course

Certified Site Safety offers the 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User Training Course. The approved course fulfills all NYC DOB requirements, providing you the needed certification. Our qualified, friendly instructors can help you learn the material and pass the certification examination. To schedule your class, give us a call today: 914-437-5454

4 Hour Supported Scaffold User Training Course

As per Local Law 52 of 2005, this course is required for workers using supported scaffolds on construction sites in New York City. This training is required every 4 years.


Student must be able to communicate with the instructor in the language the course is held in.

Course Description

The 4 hour Supported Scaffold User Course is designed for individuals who use or work on a supported scaffold. This course explains the basic elements of supported scaffold safety and introduces students to the nature of supported scaffold hazards. During the course emphasis is placed on the role of the scaffold user in accident prevention, which includes scaffold inspections, fall protection, recognizing hazards, and responding to emergencies.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. List the three basic types of scaffold (supported, suspended, and Aerial Lifts) and their components.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge on the different criteria for supported scaffold to suspended scaffold.
  3. Identify the hazards associated with electricity, falling objects and how to use PPE and other equipment to avoid falls in general.
  4. Outline New York City Building Code supported scaffold safety requirements.
  5. Understand the importance of notification of scaffold accidents and follow the procedure in case of a scaffold accident in the City of New York.

To receive a certificate/card for the course, students must:

  • Be able to clearly communicate with the instructor and complete all paperwork in the language the course is delivered.
  • Complete all required paperwork: registration, evaluation, attendance, etc.
  • Attend all required hours of the course.
  • Actively participate during class activities and reviews.
  • Complete tests with a passing grade of 70%.
  • A wallet ID card with picture will be issued directly to participant within 10 business days of successful completion of course.

CEUs Awarded:

0.4 CEUs

Course Length:

4 hours
Certified Site Safety is your partner in acquiring your 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User Course. Our qualified, friendly instructors will prepare you for the examination, helping you learn the material and receive your certification. To view currently scheduled 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User classes, visit our monthly calendar. If you do not see a class for the 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User Course, call us and we will schedule one for you. All our courses are conducted at: 99 Lafayette Avenue, White Plains, NY 10603.
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