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).