Well Control Group
IWCF & IADC Certified Well Control School


Safety Courses

Well Control Group offers a diverse set of safety training courses at the Newfoundland location.

Safety is Paramount

Safety is everyone's first priority. Experts trained by Well Control Group share their years of experience in class and on the work site, inspecting equipment, reviewing procedures, and assuring compliance with existing regulations. 

Our goals is to offer all the necessary safety training and services that can assist your organization in becoming the best it can be. Currently, we offer regular courses every week at our training location located near St. John's, NL. Courses like Confined Space Entry, Enform H2S Alive™, Fall Protection, and OSSA™ Certified courses are only some of the courses we offer throughout the week.

If your organization wishes to follow the highest standards of health and safety in the industry, we are here to help.

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Scaffolding - Frame


A valid email address.
A valid “Fall Arrest Training” Certificate


This course was designed to give basic instruction on the safe erection and dismantling of Tube and Clamp Scaffolding in a residential/commercial environment. Topics covered will include: Site Inspection and documentation of completed hazard/risk assessment, Erection/Dismantle of Towers, Safe Access, Tie in methods and proper Bracing. Included under these headings is information on material handling, tools for scaffold erection, inspection of scaffold components and commonly used scaffolding hand signals. As a pre-requisite to completing this course, the student must have a valid “Fall Arrest Training” Certificate.

Course Information

Duration: 3 day course
Components: Theory and Practical

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Introduction

•    Review of Applicable Regulations and Standards
•    OH&S Regulations
•    Manufacturer’s Instructions
•    Ground Conditions (Base plates, sills and foundations)
•    Elevations
•    Tie-In Locations and Bracing
•    Overhead Conditions
•    Electrical Hazards
•    Congested Areas
•    Chemical and Physical Hazards
•    Weather Conditions
•    Cosmetic Considerations
•    Locations of Exits and Utilities
•    Working over Water
•    Hazard/Risk Assessment
•    Review

Chapter 2: Safe Erection of Towers

•    Tools used in Scaffolding
•    Personal Protective Equipment
•    Material Handling
•    Pre-use Inspection of Scaffolding Parts
•    Scaffolding Hand Signals
•    Frame Scaffolds
•    Inspections on Scaffolding
•    Review

Chapter: 3 Providing Access

•    Regulations
•    Ladders
•    Ladder Types
•    Ladder Selection and Inspection
•    General Conditions
•    Review

Chapter 4: Braces and Ties

•    Bracing
•    A Correctly Braced Scaffold
•    Tie-Ins
•    Critical Ties
•    Understanding Braces and Ties
•    Review


A pass mark of 70% must be obtained on exam in order to proceed to the practical portion.


Practical portion of course consists of pre-use inspection of scaffolding equipment, proper erection/inspection/dismantling of tower scaffolds, as well as documenting inspections and installing proper tagging systems. Students will also be graded on their abilities to meet the requirements and standards covered in this course. Any number of days can be added for practical depending on the client’s needs. Minimum of 2 days practical recommended. Scaffolding systems used can be Sure-Lock, Frame or Tube and Clamp.