Australian High Risk Training

Basic Scaffolding (SB)

UNIT TITLE:Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

This unit specifies the outcomes required to perform basic scaffolding operations associated with planning, erecting and dismantling a scaffold system including, but not limited to mobile and bracket scaffold, gin wheel and safety net/static line. The work described in this unit related to the National Standards for licensing persons performing high risk work.

Basic Scaffolding

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Relevant Australian Standards, Legislation and Regulations
  • OH&S policy
  • Codes of Practice
  • Work Requirements, Safety Information and Procedures
  • Hazards Identification and Control
  • Pre and Post Operational Checks of Basic Scaffolding
  • Modular scaffold with return ladder access and platform brackets
  • Mobile Scaffold
  • Bracket Scaffold
  • Cantilever Hoist
  • Gin Wheel
  • Fibre Rope, Bends and Hitches
  • Safety Screen
  • Safety Net and Static Line


  • You must be 18 years of age or over (as evidenced by photo ID - driver's licence or passport)
  • Have the necessary health and fitness to carry out the work safely
  • Knowledge of English to a standard that would ensure safe operation in an Australian workplace


  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Calculation Assessment
  • Performance Assessment


After successful completion of your course you will be issued with a Worksafe Notice of Assessment, which will immediately entitle you to perform work until you receive your High Risk Work Licence. We also issue a Statement of Attainment stating the unit achieved and process your Worksafe paperwork for you.


There are currently no courses of this type.


For a list of when these courses are scheduled to run, click Course Schedule.

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Australian High Risk Training
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Australian Skills
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