Scaffolding – Basic Course

Basic Scaffolding Training Melbourne

Learn how to effectively and safely erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding in the CPCCLSF2001 – Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding Basic Level course at CFMEU Education & Training, Melbourne. We offer nationally recognised scaffolding training for the construction industry delivered by industry experts. Register today!


Incolink members: FREE

Non-members: $1,500


Melbourne Metro


8 Days Face-to-Face

CPCCLSF2001 - Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding Basic Level

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;
  • ropes;
  • gin wheels;
  • safety nets and static lines;
  • bracket scaffolds (tank and formwork).

Scaffolding Basic Course Information

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Legislative and regulatory requirements are applicable to this unit of competency.

This unit is based on the licensing requirements of Part 4.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations and meets Commonwealth, State and Territory HRWL requirements.

The National Assessment Instrument (NAI) is the mandated assessment for the HRWL to operate the relevant licencing class as detailed in this unit.


8 days

Pre-requisite Unit


Entry Requirements

  • White Card –  (CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry)
  • Current Work Safely at Heights ticket (RIIWHS204E or CPCCCM2012)
  • No jewellery to be worn on hands
  • Stud earrings only
  • Long hair must be tied up at all times when out on the hard stand or shed
  • Any other items deemed unsafe by the Trainer and Assessor

What to bring to class?

  • PPE – hard hat, safety footwear and safety vest
  • White Card –  (CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry)
  • Photo ID
  • Current Work Safely at Heights ticket (RIIWHS204E or CPCCCM2012)

Victorian Skills First Program
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Eligibility criteria applies.

For fee information, please go to the following link:
Fees and Charges 

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Basic Scaffolding Course FAQs


Who should attend?

A basic scaffolding licence (class SB) is required for anyone who deals with prefabricated scaffolds and barrow hoists, commonly undertaken in construction.

This basic scaffolding course  is for anyone who deals with:

  • Modular or prefabricated scaffolds
  • Cantilevered materials hoists with a maximum working load of 500 kg
  • Ropes and gin wheels
  • Safety nets and static lines
  • Bracket scaffolds (tank and formwork)

What will you learn?

Our training provides participants with the skills and knowledge to perform scaffolding correctly and safely, including:

  • Erection, alteration and dismantling of scaffolding structures
  • Risk assessment and control
  • Load capabilities and bearing pressures of different types of scaffolding constructions
  • Uses and limitations of tools and equipment, appropriate to scaffolding tasks and activities

The program involves a combination of practical and theory-based learning in a face-to-face environment.


Is a scaffolding (SB) licence mandatory?

Under WorkSafe requirements, a person performing any basic scaffolding work is required to hold a basic scaffolding High-Risk Work Licence.

The CPCCLSF2001 – Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding Basic Level is nationally accredited training accepted all across Australia.

A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and a High-Risk Work Licence (class SB) will be issued upon successful completion.

Call now to discuss your requirements.

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