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4 Hour Electives Package

$200.00 $150.00

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Course Description: Chapter 33 of the New York City Building Code requires anyone who works on a supported scaffold to complete an initial 4-hour User course and then an approved 4-hour User Refresher Course every 4 years.

Topics include but not limited to:

Flagging operations
Flagger location
Temporary traffic control
Supervisor and Flagger responsibilities
Flagger orientation and Traffic Control Plan
Flagging hazards (Focus four plus one)
Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for the course. Students must speak the language in which the course is given.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:

Identify the types, nomenclature and definitions of a scaffold.
List and identity the different types of fall protection needed when working on a scaffold.
Recognize the permit requirements needed in order to comply with Chapter 33 of the Building Code.
Describe and identify common supported scaffold hazards.
Classify the Federal and City scaffold regulations.
Apply safe work practices at their construction sites based on prudent decision- making.

CEU’s: 0.4

Course Duration: 4 Hours of training (not including class breaks)

Course Materials: This course consists of several different components which include power point presentations, lectures, real life case studies, class discussions and hands on demonstrations. We will provide a student manual which will include Section 3314 on Scaffolds of the Building Code.

Course and attendance Policy: Students must earn a 70% or more in their final exam in order to successfully complete the course. Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities. Upon successful class completion, students will receive a picture ID wallet card certificate.

What is SST training? In accordance with Local Law 196 of 2017 all supervisors on job sites in NYC that require a Site Safety Superintendent are now required to obtain a supervisor Site Safety Training (SST) Card. In order to qualify for the Supervisor SST Card individuals must complete a total of 62 hours of training approved by the NYC Department of Buildings.


4 hour electives package includes courses that are required to obtain a Supervisor SST card but do not have any course equivalents. The courses are as follows:

  • 1 Hour Excavations
  • 1 Hour Ergonomics
  • 1 Hour First aid and CPR
  • 1 Hour Electrocution Prevention