Scaffolding (basic)

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Statement of Attainment for “CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding (basic level)” and an Interim Licence to Perform High Risk Work (Scaffolding Basic).


Participants must be from 18 years of age and comply with the requirements outlined in the application for high risk work (GF083) published by Workplace Standards Tasmania and have a satisfactory level of literacy and numeracy. Protective work wear must be worn for the practical assessment (safety boots, gloves and helmet).


Can be delivered in the workplace or at the Clarence, Alanvale and South Burnie training facilities.


$1,395 per person (course prices for single employer groups are negotiable). This does not include the licence fee payable upon successful completion at Service Tasmania


Six days.

Dates and times


  • Course 1: Week 1 (22 - 24 May) Week 2 (27 - 29 May)
  • Course 2: Week 1 (25 - 27 September) Week 2 (30 September - 2 October)


  • Course 1: Week 1 (5 - 7 June) Week 2 (11 - 13 June)
  • Course 2: Week 1 (13 - 15 November) Week 2 (18 - 20 November)


  • Course 1: Week 1 (15 - 17 May) Week 2 (20 - 22 May)
  • Course 2: Week 1 (11 - 13 September) Week 2 (16 - 18 September)

For bookings and further information call 1300 362 175

The purpose of this course is to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills to perform scaffolding (basic) safely.  It will prepare the participant for a National High Risk Work Licence (Scaffolding Basic) issued by Workplace Standards Tasmania.

The scope for this certificate is associated with the following: prefabricated scaffolds; cantilevered hoists (max. WLL 500kg materials only); ropes; gin wheels; safety nets and static lines; and bracket scaffolds (tank and formwork).

Participants will learn:

  • To plan and prepare work
  • To erect scaffolding/equipment
  • To inspect, repair and alter scaffolding/equipment
  • To dismantle scaffolding/equipment and clean up

Successful participants are able to apply for National High Risk Work Licence (Scaffolding basic) as issued by Workplace Standards Tasmania under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.

Please note: Funding assistance is avaiable from the Tasmanian Building & Construction Training Board (TBCITB) for those that qualify under eligibility criteria.  For more information visit