This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely perform advanced 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:
- cantilevered hoists
- hung scaffolds, including scaffolds hung from tubes, wire ropes or chains
- suspended scaffolds.
- Scaffolding work is undertaken in construction and other industries where temporary structures are erected, altered and dismantled.
This unit has a pre-requisite requirement. This requirement may be met by either the successful completion of the unit CPCCLSF3001 Licence to erect alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level or holding a valid licence for intermediate scaffolding.
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.