LICENCE TO ERECT, ALTER AND DISMANTLE SCAFFOLDING BASIC LEVEL (SB) CPCCLSF2001A

COURSE OUTLINE
This nationally accredited License To Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding Basic Level course is to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills to perform basic rigging safely. The basic scaffolding course has been designed to develop and build knowledge and skills of those who are at entry level scaffolding.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Basic English language, literacy , numeracy and an age of 18+ are course entry requirements. Students are required to be assessed successfully against all elements of the state WHS set practical and theory assessment. Where necessary theory assessment can be answered verbally.

HOW LONG WILL TRAINING TAKE?
Typically the training and assessment is competency-based. 120 nominal hours of training or supervised operation is required by WHS law before an assessment can be booked with a WHS approved assessor and WHS. 2-5 hours for your assessment to be conducted.

HOW IS THE TRAINING DELIVERED?
Training and assessment is both practical and theory based and delivery can be selected by the learner as either log book or full course.

LOG BOOK TRAINING–Designed for those learners whom wish to complete the mandatory 120 hours of practical dogging training on the job or at their current employment with a licensed supervisor.
Step 1-Completion of theory training and equipment familiarization. Learner is then placed on a training plan with their supervisor.
Step 2– Learner completes approx. 120hrs of supervised operation by a licensed operator.
Step 3– Learner books and completes a final theory and practical based assessment and is issued paperwork for license application.

FULL COURSE TRAINING– Designed for learners who don’t have access to the equipment, a licensed supervisor or require the delivery of practical in a very focused one on one environment.
Step 1-Completion of theory training and equipment familiarization Learner is then placed on a training plan with the trainer.
Step 2– Learner completes approx. 120hrs of supervised operation practicing skills and operation process as instructed by the trainer in a structured learning environment in a small group.
Step 3– Learner books and completes a final theory and practical based assessment and is issued statement of attainment and paperwork for license application.

YOU WILL LEARN TO:

1. Plan job

1.1. Task to be undertaken is assessed.
1.2. Potential workplace hazards are identified.
1.3. Hazard control measures are identified consistent with appropriate standards to ensure the safety of personnel and equipment.
1.4. Site information is obtained.
1.5. Scaffold , associated equipment and scaffolding equipment are identified from site information and in consultation with appropriate personnel (where applicable).
1.6. Safety equipment is identified.
1.7. All forces and loads exerted on and by the scaffold and/or scaffolding equipment are determined and calculated.
1.8. Appropriate communication methods are identified with appropriate personnel.

2. Select and inspect plant and equipment

2.1. Scaffold, associated equipment and scaffold equipment are selected and inspected according to procedures and site information.
2.2. Safety equipment is selected and inspected according to procedures.
2.3. All defective Scaffold, associated equipment, scaffold equipment and safety equipment are isolated according to procedures.
2.4. All defective Scaffold, associated equipment, scaffold equipment and safety equipment are reported and recorded according to procedures.
2.5. Communication equipment is selected and inspected for serviceability (where applicable).

3. Set up task

3.1. Appropriate hazard prevention /control measures are applied to the work area according to procedures.
3.2. Ground suitability is checked.
3.3. Appropriate footings are prepared to support scaffold and scaffold equipment according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
3.4. Scaffold and scaffold equipment are prepared for erection according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
3.5. Safety equipment is fitted and secured according to procedures (where applicable).
3.6. Scaffold and scaffold equipment are positioned for work application and stability according to procedures and the appropriate standard.

4. Erect scaffold and scaffold equipment.

4.1. Scaffold and scaffold equipment are erected according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
4.2. Work is conducted safely at heights including safe and effective use of safety equipment.
4.3. Scaffold and scaffold equipment are erected consistent with site information.
4.4. Appropriate communication methods are used to coordinate the tasks.
4.5. Completed tasks are inspected for compliance with the appropriate standard.
4.6. Handover certificate is completed as required and handed to appropriate personnel.
4.7. Excess materials from the work area are removed (where applicable).

5. Dismantle scaffold and scaffold equipment.

5.1. Scaffold and scaffold equipment are dismantled according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
5.2. Work is conducted safely at heights including safe and effective use of safety equipment.
5.3. Scaffold, associated equipment and scaffold equipment are inspected for damage and defects.
5.4. All damaged and defective scaffold, associated equipment and scaffold equipment are tagged and isolated according to procedures.
5.5. Hazard prevention/control measures are removed (where appropriate).
5.6. All damaged and defective scaffold, associated equipment and scaffold equipment are reported and recorded according to procedures and appropriate action taken.