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Basic Scaffolding Training & Licence

Supplier: Multi Skills Training Australia

A WorkSafe High Risk Licence is required to erect, alter or dismantle Modular or Prefabricated (Basic) Scaffold.

Price Guide: POA

Basic Scaffolding training pre requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Have the necessary levels of health and fitness to safely carry out work as a scaffolder
  • Must be able to provide 100 points of identity

Basic Scaffolding course covers:

  • OH&S Legislation (Acts, Regulations and Duty of Care)
  • Application of Australian standards
  • Fall prevention
  • Personal and general safety inspection and application of fibre ropes, bends, hitches, splices and gin wheels
  • Plan and prepare work
  • Estimating weights and quantities of scaffold gear
  • Inspection of equipment
  • Preparing auxiliary scaffolding equipment
  • Scaffold construction
  • Erect modular scaffold and gin wheel
  • Alterations to scaffold
  • Tie construction
  • Dismantling skills

Sessions and duration:

Depends on level of operator experience

Obtaining your Licence:

If successful a temporary licence is issued on the day; you then need to submit an application for a WorkSafe licence at any Post Office which must be accompanied with a $60 fee.