High Risk Work Licence Courses

Basic Scaffolding course – High Risk Work Licence


Unit Code

Unit Name
Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

Duration 5 days
Times 8.00am - 4.00pm
Class Size 4
Assessment Type Theory and Practical

About this course

This unit covers the scope of work to plan the job, select and inspect equipment, set up task, erect scaffold and scaffold equipment and dismantle scaffold and scaffold equipment.

This unit is based upon the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.

This unit in its current form it state and territory licensing requirements. Any alteration will result in a unit which is not acceptable to regulators for the purpose of licensing.

The following topics are covered within this Basic Scaffolding course:

  • 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

If you are required to perform basic scaffolding work, you will need to hold a current High Risk Work Licence – Basic Scaffolding CPCCLSF2001A. This is a nationally recognised scaffolding  training course.

For further information on this course, please follow the link to the National Register for VET



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Training requirements

The following are required to commence enrolment in this Basic scaffolding course to get your basic scaffolding ticket and perform basic scaffolding:

The following are required on the day of training and assessment for your dogging course

You will then be issued with your scaffolding licence and have a licence to perform basic scaffolding. As we are based in Mackay, you will find a number of basic scaffold courses for scaffolding in Mackay and the surrounding areas.

Momentum High Risk Training will provide all training materials and stationery.

  • You’re welcome to bring your own lunch as fridges and crib rooms are available for use; or
  • Various lunch options are available close by at the Mackay Harbour

Course outcomes

You will receive a Statement of Attainment in CPCCLSF2001A LICENCE TO ERECT, ALTER AND DISMANTLE SCAFFOLDING BASIC LEVEL issued by MyneSight (RTO 31900) and an Candidate Assessment Summary will be emailed once you have been deemed competent.

To apply for your High Risk Work Licence (HRWL), please contact Work Safe QLD online within 60 days of your completed assessment.  Please retain your AS1 form as proof of evidence.

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