Licence to erect, alter and dismantle Scaffolding Basic Level SB CPCCLSF2001A 


Outcome: Nationally recognised statement of attainment and a HRWL


Course Duration: 4-5 days (experience, competency and class size dependent)


Location: Onsite or offsite, statewide

Pre-requisites: Must be 18 years of age and possess excellent language, literacy and numeracy skills

What to bring: USI Number ( Biscuits, tea, coffee and drinks are provided. There are many takeaway food options nearby or feel free to bring your own lunch

PPE requirements: Safety boots, long pants and Hi Vis short/long sleeve shirt


Course Description

  • Introduction to the WHS Act 2012, A/S

  • Risk assessment/Hierarchy of control

  • Detailed theory component

  • Scaffolder responsibilities

  • Scaffold types/loadings, calculations

  • Scaffold selection and inspection

  • Plan and prepare for work

  • Intensive practical component

  • Install a safety net/materials hoist, gin wheel and static line


Unit Descriptor

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.


Application of the Unit

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.


Statement of attainment issued by AOTA RTO #91463