Construction Industry Training Network (CITN)

System Scaffold Competent Person Training (SAIA)
Please Note: Online Registration is Now Closed
The registration deadline for this event was Sep 24, 2020.
Saturday, September 26th, 2020
Canada Scaffold University (Mitchell Island)
11331 Twigg Place
Richmond, BC
V6V 3C9
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Registration Deadline
Thursday, September 24th, 2020
Event Description
A system scaffolding structure is essentially a frame structure using a specialized modular connection and has evolved from the general principles of tube and clamp scaffolding.
Canada Scaffold University's SAIA approved Systems Scaffold course will provide demonstration and practice with the typical methods of constructing systems scaffolding, including:
  • Identifying types and components of System Scaffold
  • Identify standard usage of System Scaffold
  • How System Scaffolds are erected using Code of Safe Practice
  • Identify and understand specialty usage of System Scaffold including Circular, Cantilevered, Enclosed and Hanging
  • Understanding System Scaffold Tower building
  • Erect and dismantle a System Scaffold Tower using Code of Safe Practice
  • Identify scaffold configuration
  • Hands-on practical instruction in the scaffold yard
This course complies with CSA Z-797 “Code of Practice for Access Scaffolds”. 
Participants who score 70% or higher on the Competent Person written exam and display competency building system scaffolding will receive a certificate of completion and wallet card from the SAIA Training Program, certifying completion of Competent Person Training in the erection of system scaffolds. 
Certification: Participation in the practical component and passing a final exam is required to qualify for the 3-year SAIA Competent Person certification.
Who should attend: Anyone working on scaffolds, those who supervise work on and near scaffolds, and those who supervise the erecting, altering, and dismantling of scaffolds.
No prerequisites required
Please note: All participants will be required wear a non-medical face-mask whilst in the classroom environment. Physical distancing will be maintained for the course duration, however, certain class exercises may involve participants and the instructor being physically closer than 6-feet. This is why participants and instructors are required to wear a non-medical face-mask. When strict physical distancing is not possible, instructors will also ask all participants to sanitize their hands immediately before and after such exercises.
Instructor: Kelly Clancy is the Construction Safety Officer at Canada Scaffold Supply. He started his career at Canada Scaffold in 1998 as a Foreman and has worked as a Scaffold Installer, progressing to his current position. Kelly acquired his CSO Certification in 2018 and is focused on safety and compliance in scaffold installation. He manages the Scaffold Install crew as well as overseeing site safety plans, and performing hazard and risk assessments.
Kelly received his Competent Person Training (System Scaffold) from the Scaffold & Access Industry Association. He also successfully completed the Train the Trainer Facilitator Skills Workshop at SAIA. Kelly teaches the Supported Scaffold Competent Person Training (1-day) course at Canada Scaffold University (CSU).


Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please email or call 604-293-2339.

All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration for Workshop
BC Road Builders Member $425.00
CITN Member $425.00
ICBA Member $425.00
Non-Member $500.00
8:00am - 8:30am
8:30am - 4:30pm
Cancellation &
Refund Policy



Cancellations received at least 10 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.


Cancellations received less than 10 business days but more than 5 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 for full and half-day seminars, or $25 for breakfast sessions.


Registrants who do not show up for a course, and/or who do not notify CITN at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the course. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.


Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.




CITN may have to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, in which case CITN’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.

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