Scaffold Board Grading
All our training and examinations are run on your site. We are happy to work in any country.
Scaffold board visual strength grading workshops and examinations range from 2-4 days. The exam is taken on the last day.
Our approach is highly practical.
Our partner CATG Limited is approved by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service for the examination and certification for scaffold board grading schemes to BS 2482.
Once you become a qualified visual grader you will need to be assessed every 12 months. CATG will come to your site to complete this assessment.
To become a visual strength grader for please contact our office and we can arrange for you to become qualified.
CATG welcomes all delegates for examination. Ideally, delegates shall have undergone training or work experience where they have:
Visually strength graded timber
Identified timber defects and measured, judged and rated them
Taken moisture readings
Identified species and their origin from the rate of growth
Candidates for examinations will be from:
Training courses being run by training companies
Individuals seeking re-examination
Employees sent by companies seeking re-examination
The required competences for graders are:
Identify the species
Take moisture readings
Determine knot sizes and/or types
Grade the timber successfully
Allocate a grade or fail the timber
The fitting of end bands
Store the timber safely without loss of quality
Record grading activities