Certificate III in Scaffolding
Cert III Guarantee Avaliable
Certificate III Scaffolding (CPC30911)
Scaffolders plan, build and erect scaffolding and working platforms for construction projects, as well as building stands and tiered seating for public events such as concerts or sporting events. They inspect the area that requires scaffolding and make calculations to determine what kind of scaffolding is required, unload it, fit its tubing and braces together to form frameworks, and fix ladders, rails and other attachments to the scaffolding. They are also responsible for checking and maintaining scaffolding equipment, inspecting scaffolding structures for safety, and taking down scaffolding when the job is done. Scaffolders work all over the state, assisting and enabling the construction of everything from schools to skyscrapers.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 13 units of competency (9 core units and 4 elective units):
Core Units (9 units):
- CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
- CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
- CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
- CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
- CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
- CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
- CPCCSC2001A Safely handle and use scaffolding tools and equipment
- CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding - basic level
- CPCCLSF3001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding - intermediate level
Elective Units (4 units)
- CPCCSC2002A Erect and dismantle basic scaffold
- RIIHAN211D Conduct basic scaffolding operations
- CPCCCM2007A Use explosive power tools
- CPCCCM3001B Operate elevated work platforms
*The Certificate III in Scaffolding (CPC30911) program offered by WH&S More Skills & Koolat Safety is designed for participants who have prior scaffolding experience in the construction industry or other related industries. The duration of the program is tailored to each individual student and is dependent on your prior learning experiences. Students with no previous scaffolding experience can expect to complete their qualification over the duration of up to 12 months.
Eligible for students who do not already hold any units of competency within the qualification listed above. If you already hold a unit of competency listed above, please contact us to discuss your co-contribution fee.
For further information and to check eligibility please call WH&S More Skills on (07) 3183 0000 or Koolat Safety on 1300 186 308.
Certificate 3 Guarantee
What is the Certificate 3 Guarantee?
The Certificate 3 Guarantee is a key initiative under the Queensland Government's five-year training reform action plan, “Great skills Real opportunities”. The Certificate 3 Guarantee supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III level qualification and increase their skills to move into employment, re-enter the workforce or advance their career. Under the Certificate 3 Guarantee, the Queensland Government provides a subsidy for a range of Certificate III level qualifications.
As you can only access the Certificate 3 Guarantee subsidy once, it is important you choose the right course for you to take full advantage of this opportunity. For further information please refer to the Certificate 3 Guarantee Student Fact Sheet.
Are you eligible?
The program is open to any Queensland resident aged 15 years or over who is no longer at school (with the exception of VET in Schools students) and is an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and on the pathway to permanent residency. Prospective students must not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III level or higher qualification (not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training).
What is the cost?
Students undertaking Certificate III training will be required to contribute to the costs of their training through a co-contribution fee. WH&S More Skills has deemed the co-contribution for the full qualification (non-concessional) as outlined below to be $950.00 (GST free). The co-contribution fee for Concession students (e.g. holders of Health Care card) will be $675.00 (GST free).