These craft professionals construct various types scaffold to access specific areas of a building or structure, including piping, ducting, and other objects in the commercial, industrial, maritime, and residential realms. A scaffold erector is required to work as a member of an assembly/ dismantling scaffolding crew and sometimes will work alone as part of an assisted build. A scaffold erector must also understand how to work safely during the set up and dismantling of temporary scaffold.
CITC’s four-year program is designed to prepare the scaffold erector students for a career in scaffold erection in multiple industries such as commercial, industrial, and maritime through lab work and instruction in topics such as frames, system, suspension, and tube & clamp scaffolding as well as shoring and shielding. Emphasis on safe work processes is stressed throughout the program. To receive a graduation certificate from CITC’s scaffold erector program a student must complete a minimum of nine (9) consecutive quarters (levels 2 through 4). It is assumed that all students are working in the field.