Suspended Access Equipment Chamber
“Professional designation” means a title or status conferred by a professional body in recognition of a person’s expertise and/or right to practice in an occupational field. Registration against a designation is valid for a period of 3 years, after which the practitioner has to apply for re-registration.
The following designation for the Suspended Access Equipment (SAE) industry has been registered with SAQA:
Temporary Suspended Platform Erection Supervisor
A registered Temporary Suspended Platform Erection Supervisor is a professional responsible for satisfying the requirements of Construction Regulation 2014 17 (1) (Occupational Health And Safety Act, Act 85 of 1993). The Temporary Suspended Platform Erection Supervisor ensures the safe erection of temporary suspended platforms and the training of operators in compliance with these regulations.
The purpose of the Temporary Suspended Platform Erection Supervisor designation is to recognize this person as a professional in its own realm of activities and ensure the safe use of temporary suspended platforms by employers/contractors involved in construction, maintenance, cleaning industries.
CRITERIA FOR OBTAINING THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION
For the Professional Designation of Temporary Suspended Platform Erection Supervisor to be awarded, professionals must comply with the following minimum requirements:
- Complete the following NQF registered unit standards:
- Unit Standard 243271: Supervise, inspect and control the use of Temporary Suspended Platforms (Level 4)
Successfully erecting, testing, relocating and dismantling the following suspension rigs 5 times each:
- Stalks and weights
- Parapet clamp
- Holding down brackets
- Tank clamps
(The above evidence needs to be witnessed and signed off by a recognized Temporary Suspended Platform Erection Supervisor or a registered Lifting Machinery Inspector (LMI))
Board Examination/Competency Assessment
- Must successfully complete the Temporary Suspended Platform Erection Supervisor Professional Competency Assessment.
- Must be in possession of a current, valid medical certificate.
CRITERIA FOR RETAINING THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION
In order to ensure the currency of professional knowledge and to retain the Professional Designation, the professional must comply with the following minimum requirements:
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
- Members are required to provide proof to the IWH Prof Body of their CPD activities.
- Members are required to accumulate 25 CPD points in a 3 year period by completing a range of recognized activities such as:
Compulsory (20 CPD points)
- Current valid Medical Certificate = 5 CPD points
- 1 CPD points per every 5 TSP installations up ta max of 10 CPD points over a period of 24 months (50 TSP installations over a period of 3 years)
- IWH PB approved Temporary Suspended Erection Supervisor Re-Assessment = 5 CPD points
Choose from any of the below (min 5 CPD points)
- Membership with a recognized association / body for Work at Height = 2 CPD Points
- Subscription to industry related trade magazine = 2 CPD Points (max)
- Attendance of Work at Height conferences = 2 CPD Points
- Committee member of an association / body nationally or internationally = 2 CPD Points
- Registered with the IWH Professional Body as a constituent assessor / moderator = 5 CDP Points
- Author of book / published article relating to work at height = 2 CPD Points
- Evidence of CPD for a specific occupation = 2 CPD Points (e.g. electrician, welder etc)
- Workshop on work ethics = 2 CPD points
- Recognised Workshop / Seminar on work at height or TSP = 2 CPD Points
- Refresher Temporary Suspended Erection Supervisor Training programme = 5 CPD points
GET IN TOUCH
The Institute for Work at Height (IWH)
Ground Floor, Helvetia House
80 Greenvale Rd, Wilbart
+ 27 (0)11 450 1804
+27 (0)11 450 2896