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CPCCLSF2001 Licence to erect, alter and dismantle Scaffolding Basic Level SB  


Outcome: Nationally recognised statement of attainment and a HRWL

Course Cost: 

$1300.00 pp in Hobart (60% funded by Keystone if eligible)

$1500.00 pp in Launceston/Devonport (60% funded by Keystone if eligible)

Please enquire about group booking rates. 

All equipment and scaffold supplied by HRWS


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

CPD points acquired: 24-30 (please contact CBOS to find out if you are eligible)


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 specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely perform basic scaffolding work.

Scaffolding work involves erecting, altering or dismantling a temporary structure to support a platform from which a person or object could fall more than four metres.

This unit applies to scaffolding work involving:

  • modular or pre-fabricated scaffolds

  • cantilevered materials hoists with a maximum working load of 500 kg

  • ropes

  • gin wheels

  • safety nets and static lines

  • bracket scaffolds (tank and formwork).


Scaffolding work is undertaken in construction and other industries where temporary structures are erected, altered and dismantled.

Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001, Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.


Statement of attainment issued by Talented Training RTO #45144

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