GAIN ADVANCED SCAFFOLDING KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO SAFELY UNDERTAKE THE WORK OF A SCAFFOLDER
COURSE DESCRIPTIONThe scaffolding advanced course builds on the skills learnt in the Intermediate Scaffolding course and aims to provide enrolled students with the competence and confidence to safely undertake the work of a scaffolder at the advanced level. Advanced scaffolders are trained in the use and operation of all basic and intermediate equipment, as well as advanced work associated with the use and operation of suspended and/or hung scaffolds, including those hanging from tubes, wire ropes or chains. Students will learn the planning involved for the actual scaffold construction, and how to alter and remove related equipment at an advanced level. This course is a delivered in accordance with the National Standard for Licencing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
Successful completion of the Intermediate Scaffolding Course (Licence: CPCCLSF3001A) to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding – intermediate level is required for entry to this course. In addition to holding this Unit of Competency, all participants must:
- Be 18 years or older
- Have a good understanding of both written and spoken English.
In order to reserve your position on this course, 50% of the course fees is payable by electronic funds transfer, direct deposit, credit card or cash payment. The balance of fees is payable on commencement and prior to the issuance of certification.
Companies MUST provide a valid Purchase Order prior to receiving a booking confirmation for personnel attending.
Upon successful completion of this training course participants will need to apply to Worksafe WA for the issue of a SA -Licence to perform high risk work. An additional fee is payable (see Fees below) directly to Worksafe WA.
Take a look at our advanced scaffolding course prices.
- Full Course / Unit fees only – $800 – 5-day course (40hrs)
- RPL – $400 – 50% of 5-day course fee
- WorkSafe WA Licence Application fee – $95 (payable directly to WorkSafe)
- Passport Photos for licence application – $20 Approx. (available from Australia Post offices).
This course is delivered over five days.
Upon commencement, students are will be provided with learner manuals and (if appropriate), any other resources that may be relevant to their work environment, such as company safe work procedures etc.
All training is delivered face to face, utilising a combination of classroom theory and practical activities at the SMS Training Institute or at the client’s workplace.
The assessment includes a written theoretical test, and calculations assessment and practical demonstrations using a nationally endorsed assessment instrument.
Candidates will be given two opportunities to meet the requirements of the assessment. Where a candidate has not met the requirements after two attempts, further fees may be payable.
All participants attending this training at SMS Training Institute are required to wear appropriate safety clothing including long pants or jeans and steel capped footwear.
Scaffolding tools, hard hats and other PPE including safety harnesses, lanyards etc. will be supplied as required.
Please also bring with you:
- Pen, pencil, notebook/paper and a calculator
- Smile and a sense of humour
- You are welcome to bring your own hard hat, tools and another PPE if you prefer, but it is not essential.
If delivered at a client’s work-place, a range of tube & coupler scaffolding to erect, alter and dismantle Hung scaffolds, including scaffolds hanging from tubes, wire ropes or chains, and Suspended scaffolds, tools and safety equipment as would typically be found in the workplace will be required for use in practical activities.
Please contact us for a full list of required resources.
This course may lead to employment in a number of industries and workplaces that require personnel to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding at an advanced level.
On successful completion, students may undertake further studies to attain additional qualifications such as, CPC30413 Certificate III in Demolition, CPC40611 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Specialist Trades) or other qualifications that include this Unit of Competency.
RPL is a form of assessment that acknowledges skills and knowledge gained through:
- Formal training conducted by industry or education
- Work experience
- Life experience
The main principle of RPL focuses on the outcomes of learning rather than when or where the learning occurred. Evidence of competency must be submitted by the student to the nominated assessor, and an assessment will be made based on the required industry standard within the relevant training package unit of competency.
Please be aware that successful completion of the National Assessment Instrument for the licence class will also be required prior to WorkSafe issuing a high risk work licence.
SMS Training Institute is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with the Standards for RTOs 2015, and for the issuance of the AQF certification documentation.
Once the student has commenced the assessment service in their chosen Unit of competency, SMS Training Institute is committed to completing the delivery of the assessment within the agreed duration and will further negotiate the timing for completion of the assessment if a student is unable to complete the course due to illness or extenuating circumstances.