SAIA Industrial Scaffold Apprenticeship Training First Year

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METI offers North American-wide recognized SAIA (Scaffold & Access Industry Association) Industrial Scaffold Apprenticeship Training Program, here in Atlantic Canada.  Become certified as an SAIA Apprentice Scaffolder with METI’s Industrial Scaffold Apprenticeship Training SAIA First Year Scaffold Erector Course and Exam.

SAIA First Year Scaffold Erector Course and Exam

This module is designed for scaffolders with 1600 hours of scaffolding experience and covers basic tools, hoisting and rigging, scaffolding math, and industry regulations and safety. It introduces students to the fundamentals of Frame Scaffolds, Tube and Clamp Scaffolds, and System Scaffolds. The major focus of this class is to heighten the student’s safety knowledge of materials and codes within your region. Classes begin at 8:30 a.m. It is mandatory to have a study binder for the exam level you are challenging.  Study binders can be purchased from METI’s administration office for $125.00 each. Why upgrade your credentials? The following table is a sample of typical hourly rates of pay for Scaffold Builders in Western Canada. Camp Work 1rst Year Scaffolder = 29.84 2nd Year Scaffolder = 34.10 3rd Year Scaffolder = 38.37 Journey person = 42.63 Non-Camp Work 1rst Year Scaffolder = 26.96 2nd Year Scaffolder = 30.82 3rd Year Scaffolder = 34.67 Journey person = 42.63 Please contact us at (902) 539-9766 or send us an email at for more information or to book your seat in our next class. Back to our Safety Training.

The next class date for SAIA Level One is scheduled for
Tuesday, September 24-25, 2019. 

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