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~ Course Overview

This four-day nationally recognised training course will provide the theoretical and practical  knowledge required to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding at the advanced level, including all intermediate scaffolding work and all other scaffolding work connected with the use and operation of hung scaffolds and suspended scaffolds for licensing purposes.

Successful completion of the training will also allow the participant to apply for an Advanced Scaffold high-risk work license, (class SA) from WorkSafe Western Australia (note that there is an additional cost payable directly to WorkSafe WA).

~ Recommended For

This Advanced Scaffolding course is recommended for any person who has the requirement to plan, select, inspect, erect and dismantle scaffold and scaffold equipment which is to be hung or suspended from a structure as part of their day-to-day activities.

~ Pre-requisites

The participant must have either successfully completed CPCCLSF3001A Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding Intermeditate, or hold a valid high-risk licence for intermediate scaffolding, be 18 years of age, and have a sound knowledge of the English language and basic mathematical concepts. The participant must also be physically fit.

~ Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this training, the participant will be able to:

  • Erect and dismantle, scaffold within the scope of the advanced scaffolder
  • Erect, level, plumb and stabilise scaffolds and scaffold equipment within the scope of the advanced scaffolder
  • Interpret manufacturer's specifications for plant and equipment
  • Work safely at heights
  • Accurately interpret structural charts and structural plans
  • Apply the correct application and use of all scaffolding equipment
  • Verify problems and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response

~ Assessment

Theoretical assessment for this unit comprises a closed book and unassisted written knowledge assessment of approximately 60 questions. The assessment will further include approximately 1 question on mathematical calculations. There will also be a practical assessment of competency consisting of various scaffold related tasks. Your assessor will be a qualified WorkSafe WA assessor.

~ Training Staff

All training personnel have many years experience in the construction and mining industry, as well as holding the relevant certification for training and assessing and are committed to providing participants with the best possible training services. Your assessor for this training will be an accredited WorkSafe WA Assessor. Your assessor for this training will also be an accredited WorkSafe WA Assessor, ensuring that you meet the requirement laid down by WorkSafe WA to receive your license for this high-risk work.

~ Location

Training can be conducted on-site Australia wide or at our training centre located at 12 Sparks Road, Henderson, Perth, WA. Training may also be conducted internationally. 

~ Alternative Learning Methods

The preferred method of delivery of this course is intensive, classroom and practical based learning, however alternative methods of delivery are available for this unit. The participant, after enrolling with Coastal Enterprises (WA) Pty Ltd for this course, may undertake workplace (on-the job) training for this course under the supervision and instruction of a licensed advanced scaffolder. With workplace training, assessment will still be required by a Coastal Enterprises (WA) Pty Ltd WorkSafe Assessor to ensure the participant meets the competency standards required for licensing. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is also offered for this unit, and on proof of evidence the course time may be reduced to asssessment time only (1-2 days). Contact our office for more details.

~ Inclusions

All learning materials (including a comprehensive learner guide), consumables & equipment. Tea, coffee and chilled/filtered water are also provided on public courses.

~ Aims

Coastal Enterprises (WA) Pty Ltd, as a Registered Training Organisation, strive to maintain the highest professional standards in the delivery of its competency based and accredited training.

~ Required Resources

  • Hardened-toe Safety Work Boots (MUST be supplied and worn by the participant)
  • Hard Hat
  • High-visibility Clothing
  • Safety Glasses
  • Stationary
  • 100 points of Identification
  • Current WorkSafe License (if previously obtained).

NOTE: Access to the components as listed in the course overview will be required if training is to be conducted on-site.

~ Course Frequency

Advanced Scaffolding is held frequently as the final part of a cycle which begins with Basic Scaffolding, then Intermediate Scaffolding and finally Advanced Scaffolding. All courses may be sat individually, providing the participant meets the prerequisites of the course. Contact our office for the scheduled dates for our next regular Advanced Scaffolding class.

~ Registration

Phone Coastal Enterprises (WA) Pty Ltd on:

Phone: (+61) 08 9437-6688           Fax: (+61) 08 9437-6060 

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