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Swing Stage Scaffold – User

You must first complete Work Safely at Heights before viewing this course

Course Overview

Duration: 2 days
Times: 7:00am – 3:00pm
Class size: 8 students
Pre-requisite: The student must hold either RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights or CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights (or equivalent)
Assessment type: Theory and practical

Units of Competency

Course Code Course Name
USESSS001A Use swing stage scaffolds safely

Course Description

This unit applies to persons who are required to use swing stage scaffolds for a range of workplace functions. The unit includes planning, risk management and routine safety checks of swing stage scaffolds and associated equipment.

This course meets the requirements under Part 7.3 of the Scaffolding Code of Practice 2009 (Workplace Health and Safety Queensland) for a person to use a suspended scaffold (swing stage scaffold).

This course is intended to provide learners with a range of knowledge, and skills to perform the functions associated with the use of swing stage scaffolds:

  • plan the job
  • conduct routine checks
  • conduct swing stage operations
  • shut down and secure swing stage

Why Train with Us?

> Large variety of funding options available:

  • CSQ Short Course & SAGT
  • BERT Training Fund
  • User Choice
  • Certificate 3 Guarantee

> We do not cancel courses due to minimum numbers*
> We include RII units
> Extensive range of plant equipment
> Tax deduction for accredited training

*Except where required by the state safe work regulator 

Course Topics

  • OHS and legislative obligations
  • Identify work requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Plan and prepare for operating a swing stage scaffold
  • Conduct work activities from swing stage scaffold
  • Use swing stage scaffold
  • Clean up work area

Course Training & Outcomes

Training & Assessment

With successful completion of the training & assessment, applicants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment (SOA) and wallet-sized plastic competency card for:

USESSS001A Use swing stage scaffolds safely

Provided that students have been deemed competent at the conclusion of their training & assessment, they will receive their SOA and Card on their final day of the course.

Example Competency Card

Example Statement of Attainment

Training Requirements & What To Bring

  • High Risk Work Licence assessments can only be undertaken at the age of 18 years or over
  • All current High Risk Work Licences
  • Logbooks recording high risk work hours under supervision (if available)
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required prior to course commencement – please bring number to course.
  • Photo ID i.e. Queensland or Interstate Driver’s Licence or Passport
  • Applicants will be required to have a basic knowledge and understanding of the English language
  • PPE must be worn by students attending the course on all occasions. This includes steel cap boots, long pants, long sleeves, (high vis shirt if possible otherwise long sleeves with a high vis vest) and a safety hard hat. For dogging, rigging & scaffolding courses, students are required to bring gloves and safety glasses.

WH&S More Skills will provide whistles as well as the general training equipment, notes, logbook and training plans, calculators and pens.

Terms and Conditions

Please go here to read our complete Terms and Conditions and Refunds & Cancellations policy.

Training Facilities

The training facilities are comfortable and air conditioned, with modern training aids. Tea and coffee making facilities are provided as well as fridges and a microwave for participants to use. There are several takeaway lunch spots of good quality within a kilometre. Lunch is not provided with the training.

Students have direct access to all the necessary plant required for the relevant course i.e. Cranes, EWP, Forklifts and Scaffold.

The Construction Training Centre offers a free car park for all students and visitors, as well as a cafe onsite.

On-site Training & Group Bookings

We also offer onsite training as well as group booking options at our training facilities.

Onsite training and group bookings provide the advantage of being able to choose the course dates as it is suitable for you and your employees.

For more information contact us on (07) 3183 0000 or send an email enquiry.

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