Intermediate Scaffolding Course

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GAIN INTERMEDIATE SCAFFOLDING KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Course Description

This course builds on the skills learnt in the Basic Scaffolding Course. It aims to provide enrolled students with the ability to perform a range of scaffolding work at the intermediate level, which includes use and operation of cantilevered crane-loading platforms, cantilevered and spurred scaffolds, barrow ramps and sloping platforms, perimeter safety screens and shutters, mast climbers,  and tube and coupler scaffolds (including tube and coupler covered ways and gantries) through the use of real equipment in a safe environment. This course is a delivered in accordance with the National Standard for Licencing Persons Performing High Risk Work. It gives participants the skills, knowledge and confidence to erect, alter and dismantle prefabricated, modular, tube and coupler, cantilevered and spurred scaffolds, cantilevered crane loading platforms and mast climbers. Students will learn to plan, construct, alter and remove any relevant equipment at an intermediate level.

Successful completion of the Basic Scaffolding Course to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding – basic level is required for entry to this course. In addition to holding this Unit of Competency, all participants must:

  • Be at least 18 years’ old
  • Have a good level of written and spoken English.

In order to reserve your position on this course, a 50% deposit must be paid by electronic funds transfer, direct deposit, credit card or by cash payment at reception. Alternatively, you could mail a cheque payable to SMS Training Institute. 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 an SI -Licence to perform high risk work. An additional fee is payable (see fees below) directly to Worksafe WA.

  • 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 takes five days to complete.

Before the course starts, students will be provided with study manuals and any other resources 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 our training facility, or at the client’s workplace.

The assessment will include a written theoretical test, calculation assessments, and practical demonstrations using a nationally endorsed assessment instrument.

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.

If delivered at a client’s work-place, a range of tube and coupler and mobile scaffolding, cantilevered crane loading platform, perimeter safety screens, a mast climber, tools and safety equipment as would typically be found in the workplace, will be required for use in practical activities.

Please contact SMS Training Institute for a full list of required resources.

This course may lead to employment in a number of industries and workplaces that require personnel to operate erect scaffolding at the intermediate level.

On successful completion, students may undertake further studies to advanced levels, as well as further qualifications in a CPC30413 Certificate III in Scaffolding, or a range of 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. Students must submit evidence of competency to the nominated assessor, and an assessment will be made based on the required industry standard. If you believe this may apply to you for any part of the course, then you should request an application kit during the enrolment process.

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.

We are 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.

We offer a fair and reasonable Refund Policy.

SMS Training Institute will ensure that any complaints and appeals are dealt with in accordance with the principles of natural justice and procedural fairness. Refer to our Complaints & Appeals Policy.

For more information, contact us today or call our friendly staff on 6424 8027.