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Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level - HRW
Course Service ID 17
Funded Hours 40
CITB Subsidised Amount $940
Competency Standard CPCCLSF2001 Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
Prerequisites National standards for High Risk, 18 years old, English written & spoken, must be able to work at heights, sound knowledge of mathematics and the ability to carry out mathematical calculations, students must be able to use a calculator
Learning Outcomes

1. Plan task.

2. Select and inspect plant and equipment.

3. Set up task

4. Undertake basic scaffolding activities.

5. Complete task.

Course Objectives

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
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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Competence in this unit does not in itself result in a licence. A licence is obtained after competence is assessed under applicable Commonwealth, state or territory work health and safety (WHS) regulations.


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