Various external organisations are involved in the work of the Safe Working at Height Foundation. Including five examination bodies. They supervise and administer exams based on a licence agreement with the SVWOH and the certification body. They also assess the exams of individual candidates.


The management of the SVWOH was taken over by Savantis on 1 January 2020.
This organisation manages the finances; is responsible for communication (including the website); provides the necessary policy and secretarial support; registers the certificates in the Diploma Register; and is responsible for the quality of the exams.

Concrete Education Products

This organisation supports the technical management of the (digital) central exam database. It maintains the digital examination environments for examination bodies and carries out the foreign translations for digital exams. The examination board is also advised by Concreet Onderwijsproducten.


DNV GL is the certification body for the certification of people that work on scaffolding. This organisation supervises examinations and examination bodies and issues, suspends and revokes personal certificates.  Additionally, the SVWOH is kept informed of the certificates issued and the board is updated every quarter on the latest results.


This organisation supports the maintenance and management of the Candidate Scaffolding Apprentice registration tool. It also resolves technical problems when registering using the online tool.