Scaffolding – Basic Course

Course Information

Scaffolding – Basic

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).

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)
  • A current Work safely at heights ticket (RIIWHS204E or CPCCCM2012)
  • No jewellery to be worn on hands.
  • Stud earring 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 – (CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry).
  • A current Work safely at heights ticket (RIIWHS204E or CPCCCM2012)
  • Photo ID.

Victorian Skills First Program

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


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