Duration: 
5 day
Location: 
Fees: 
$950.00

Overview

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to safely erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding at a basic industry-approved level with this Basic Scaffolding course.

This course equips you with the scaffolding skills to provide work platforms for construction purposes, including edge protection, access ways and falsework. You will develop competencies connected with the operation and use of:

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

On successful completion of this course, you can apply to WorkSafe Victoria for a license to perform high risk work.

Course contents

In order to be issued a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency within TNSCF Basic Scaffolding, a student must successfully undertake the following unit:

CORE UNIT

Recognition of Prior Learning and/or Credit Transfers

Previous completion of units at the Polytechnic or any other Registered Training Organisation and/or previous attainment of skills and knowledge may be credited towards this course.

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to safely erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding at a basic industry-approved level with this Basic Scaffolding course.

This course equips you with the scaffolding skills to provide work platforms for construction purposes, including edge protection, access ways and falsework. You will develop competencies connected with the operation and use of:

- modular and prefabricated scaffolds;
- cantilevered materials with a maximum working load of 500kg;
- ropes and gin wheels;
- safety nets and static lines, and;
- bracket scaffolds (tank and formwork).

On successful completion of this course, you can apply to WorkSafe Victoria for a license to perform high risk work.

Admission & pathways

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course. Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

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There are no entry requirements for this course.

This course has local admission requirements:

*As part of the application process, applicants must complete a Pre-training Review (PTR) to determine suitability for admission.

*All applicants must be at least 18 years of age or over by the time of commencement date.

How to register

Phone: +61 3 9919 7600
Email: [email protected]

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