About this Course

Course Description:

This unit (Basic Scaffolding Course) specifies the outcomes required to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding at the basic level, consisting of scaffolding work connected with the operation or use of modular or pre-fabricated scaffolds, cantilevered materials hoists with a maximum working load of 500kg, ropes and gin wheels, safety nets and static lines, and bracket scaffolds (tank and formwork) for licensing purposes.

Location:

Public courses run at Kallibr Training (RTO 32365) locations in Brisbane.

Private training can be organised and conducted onsite if the following training and assessment requirements are met:

  • a modular scaffold of a minimum of three bays with a return (tied in), ladder and stair access, bay extension platform (hop-up brackets) incorporating a safety screen, and a platform height of more than 4 m
  • a bracket scaffold (including tank, formwork, and top-plate hung bracket)
  • a mobile scaffold of above 4 m height
  • a gin wheel
  • a cantilever materials hoist with a maximum working load of 500 kg
  • a safety net and static line.

Course Outline

  • Available at Salisbury
  • Onsite training available
  • Nationally recognised
  • Group discounts available
  • Online booking available

Course Availability & Pricing

Please see available public course dates below. Competitively priced training delivered by fully accredited and insured instructors.

We offer formal training and assessment both on-site and off-site. Our training course prices differ based on location – choose your local Kallibr Training site below. If you would like private course dates outside of those listed please send through an enquiry or call our friendly team.

Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome

On completion of the course, participants will have gained the following skills and knowledge to:

  • General Safety (common scaffolding hazards and preparing a scaffolding plan)
  • Types of Scaffolds (scaffolding components)
  • Working Platforms (loads and load classifications)
  • Foundations
  • Structural Stability
  • Rigidity
  • Access to Scaffolds
  • Modular Scaffolds
  • Frame Scaffolds
  • Mobile Scaffolds
  • Trestle & Bracket Scaffolds
  • Birdcage Scaffolds
  • Ancillary Equipment (safety harnesses, record keeping and the use of gin wheels)
  • Bends & Hitched
  • Industrial Safety Nets
  • Cantilevered Platform (Materials) Hoists
  • Inspection & Maintenance of Equipment

Outcome

A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in and a High-Risk Work Licence (class SB) will be issued through the WHS authority in your jurisdiction. (SafeWork/WorkSafe)

Further Information

What is Basic scaffolding?

Scaffolding work includes putting up, changing or taking down of a temporary structure that is used to support a work platform, where a person or object could fall more than four metres.

To perform basic scaffolding duties you need to have a Basic Scaffolding – SB high risk work licence.

Basic scaffolding work includes:

  • modular or prefabricated scaffolds
  • cantilevered hoist with a maximum working load of 500 kg (materials only)
  • ropes
  • gin wheels
  • safety nets and static lines
  • bracket scaffolds (tank and form work).

SafeWork/WorkSafe conditions of assessment:

  • Applicants to be at least 18 years of age.
  • Able to produce 100 points or more of identification as per the SafeWork/WorkSafe identification checklist.
  • Speak and understand English at a level to be able to participate in the training and assessment

Note: Verbal assessments can be arranged for applicants with writing and reading difficulties (extra charge applies)

Important Information

If a participant withdraws from a qualification/unit, with less than seven (7) business days notice prior to commencement, Kallibr Training reserves the right to retain the 30% administration booking fee.

No refund will be provided within two (2) business days prior to commencement. No refund will be permitted after course commencement or if a participant fails to attend on the scheduled commencement date.

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