SAIA to host training during annual event

By Lindsey Anderson28 June 2022

Training is a core element at all Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) events. This year, the SAIA will offer four different classes through its SAIA University (SAIAU) Training Program during its Annual Convention & Exposition, August 21-25 in Boston. The SAIA recommends anyone interested should register early in order to allow plenty of time to study. Please note that all training classes are separate events from the SAIA Annual Convention and incur an additional fee.

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2022 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS AND SCHEDULE

Train The Trainer Facilitator Skills Workshop

Sunday, August 21

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

This workshop develops competence and confidence as an instructor; it is suitable for novice and seasoned instructors alike. This class meets the skills training requirement for new SAIA Accredited Training Institutes and new instructors.

Course Fee: $545 member, $745 non-member

Location: Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport

Competent Person Training – Suspended Scaffold

Monday, August 22

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The class format includes a combination of presentation, question-and-answer, hands-on component, and a final exam. Participants who score 70% or higher on the written exam AND display competency in building suspended scaffolding will receive a Certificate of Completion for the class and wallet card from the SAIAU Training Program. If your competent person designation is more than three years old, you can re-certify here.

Course Fee: $350, $450 non-member

Location: Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport

Competent Person Training – Frame Scaffold

Monday, August 22

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The class format includes a combination of presentation, question-and-answer, hands-on component, and a final exam. Participants who score 70% or higher on the written exam AND display competency in building frame scaffolding will receive a Certificate of Completion for the class and wallet card from the SAIAU Training Program. If your competent person designation is more than three years old, you can re-certify here.

Course Fee: $350 member, $450 non-member

Location: Marr Scaffolding - 1 D St, South Boston, MA 02127

Competent Person Training – System Scaffold

Monday, August 22

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The class format includes a combination of presentation, question-and-answer, hands-on component, and a final exam. Participants who score 70% or higher on the written exam AND display competency in building system scaffolding will receive a Certificate of Completion for the class and wallet card from the SAIAU Training Program. If your competent person designation is more than three years old, you can re-certify here.

Course Fee: $350 member, $450 non-member

Location: Marr Scaffolding Training Center - 15 North Street in Canton, MA, 02021

MEWP Operator Training

Monday, August 22

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This training is designed for people who want to safely operate MEWP equipment and will include an online component. It instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of MEWP’s, also referred to as cherry pickers, aerial lifts or scissor lifts. Categories include Mobile Vertical (3a) and Mobile Boom (3b).

Course Fee: $225 member, $275 non-member

Location: Marr Scaffolding Training Center - 15 North Street in Canton, MA, 02021

For more information on the SAIA, its available training classes or the Annual Convention & Exposition, click here.

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