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Rigging for Film – Advanced Scaffolding

Tutors: Larry Henry, SOS Training

Date: Monday, March 14th, 2016

Duration: 3 weeks - 14th March – 1st April 2016

Venue: Ardmore Studios, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Cost: €400

Course Profile:

This programme, aimed at riggers in the film industry, is a combination course; participants will have one week’s training on tube and fitting scaffolds and rigging for film, followed by the 10-day certified Advanced Scaffolding programme. The course covers the following:

Days One to Five:
• Relevant Legislation and Guidelines (C.O.P. TG20-13)
• Method Statements and Risk Assessments
• Manual Handling – best practises
• Harness inspections
• Scaffolding terminology and components
• Inspecting materials, ground conditions and setting out
• Erecting independent scaffolds, Towers and Birdcages
• Bracing, Ties, Ladders, Ropes and Knots commonly used
• Housekeeping
• Reading and understanding more complex scaffold designs
• Form filling regarding hand-overs, checklists 1 & 2, GA3’s and scaff-tags
• Theory preparation, homework and revision
• Dealing with clients and other trades, organising and controlling the labour and materials for the task. Monitoring and reviewing risks, carrying out Tool box talks with own staff.

Days Six to Nine
• Theory Assessment – 1 hour
• 3 Practical Assessments over 4 days

Day 10
• Course Review and Summary

Participant Profile:

This intensive programme is aimed at candidates with experience in the film industry. Participants should have their Basic Scaffolding card for at least one year, as well as a current Safepass card and Manual Handling, and participants should have some experience with tube and fitting scaffolds.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online with current CV/bio at Deadline for applications: Wednesday 9th March 2016. For further details contact

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