Basic Scaffolding

Basic Scaffolding
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CPCCLSF2001ALicence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

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About this course

This unit specifies the outcomes required to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding at the basic level, consisting of scaffolding work connected with the operation or use of modular or pre-fabricated scaffolds, cantilevered materials hoists with a maximum working load of 500kg, ropes and gin wheels, safety nets and static lines, and bracket scaffolds (tank and formwork) for licensing purposes.

This unit covers the scope of work to plan the job, select and inspect equipment, set up task, erect scaffold and scaffold equipment and dismantle scaffold and scaffold equipment.

This unit is based upon the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.

This unit in its current form it state and territory licensing requirements. Any alteration will result in a unit which is not acceptable to regulators for the purpose of licensing.

State regulators require minimum numbers for assessment in this course, If minimum numbers are not met prior to the course starting, it may need to be postponed. Students will be offered alternative dates or a full refund

Course Topics:

  • General Safety (common scaffolding hazards and preparing a scaffolding plan)
  • Types of Scaffolds (scaffolding components)
  • Working Platforms (loads and load classifications)
  • Foundations
  • Structural Stability
  • Rigidity
  • Access to Scaffolds
  • Modular Scaffolds
  • Frame Scaffolds
  • Mobile Scaffolds
  • Trestle & Bracket Scaffolds
  • Birdcage Scaffolds
  • Ancillary Equipment (safety harnesses, record keeping and the use of gin wheels)
  • Bends & Hitched
  • Industrial Safety Nets
  • Cantilevered Platform (Materials) Hoists
  • Inspection & Maintenance of Equipment

Course Training & Outcomes

Training & Mandatory Assessment
With successful completion of the training and  mandatory assessment applicants will be issued with an assessment summary (AS1) and Statement of Attainment (SOA) for the Unit of Competency:

CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

Core Units of Competency

Course Code
Course Name
CPCCLSF2001A
Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

Core/Elective Units

Licence Application

Successful applicants will receive an assessment summary (AS1) from the accredited assessor and a Statement of Attainment from WH&S More Skills. Applicants need to complete the online application for a new Queensland HRW Licence on the Worksafe QLD website.  This must be done within 60 days of successfully completing the practical assessment. The application fee is $94.70 and payable at the time of your application.

Students should retain their AS1 and proof of payment as evidence that they can lawfully perform work in the relevant class of High Risk, pending a decision on your application. Upon lodgement, enquiries regarding your application should be directed to Workplace Health and Safety QLD on phone 1300 369 915.

What is Basic Scaffolding?

Scaffolding work includes putting up, changing or taking down of a temporary structure that is used to support a work platform, where a person or object could fall more than four metres.

To perform basic scaffolding duties you need to have a Basic Scaffolding – SB high risk work licence.

Basic scaffolding work includes:

  • modular or prefabricated scaffolds
  • cantilevered hoist with a maximum working load of 500 kg (materials only)
  • ropes
  • gin wheels
  • safety nets and static lines
  • bracket scaffolds (tank and form work).

Why train with us?

  • Large variety of funding options available:
    • CSQ Short Course
    • BERT Training Fund
  • We do not cancel courses due to low numbers*
  • Extensive range of plant equipment
  • Tax deduction for accredited training

*Except where required by the state safe work regulator 

 

Training Requirements & What To Bring

  • High Risk Work Licence assessments can only be undertaken at the age of 18 years or over
  • 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.
  • Applicants will be required to have a basic knowledge and understanding of the English language

Please bring the following to your course:

  • Current High Risk Work Licence (if applicable)
  • Photo ID i.e. Queensland or Interstate Driver’s Licence or Passport
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required prior to course commencement – please bring USI number to course
  • Logbooks, Statements of Attainment or other training records (if applicable)

WH&S More Skills will provide all general training equipment i.e. notes, logbooks and training plans, calculators and pens. For dogging and rigging courses. whistles will also be supplied

Terms and Conditions

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

We provide a range of funding options.

We service the construction, manufacturing, defence, transport, energy and mining industries, providing formal training and assessment, refresher courses and verifications of competency as well as on-site and off-site training solutions.