Basic Scaffolding

Course code: Scaffolding
Investment: $990.00
Duration: 5 Day Course

Course Details


Harness offers a five-day accredited Basic Scaffolding course which covers how to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Plan and prepare for basic scaffolding operations.
  • Erect and maintain basic scaffolding.
  • Dismantle basic scaffolding.

On successful completion, participants will be awarded the Unit of Competency – Conduct Basic Scaffolding Operations RIIHAN211D.

Program Benefits:

  • Regular weekly schedules across all Harness training facilities.
  • Use of custom equipment to provide enhanced practical training to complement and enhance theory based learning.

Learning Methods:

The mode of delivery for this course is face to face.

Course Content:

Throughout the Harness course our trainers will cover off the below operations to help provide a thorough practical and theory -based understanding of Basic Scaffolding.

Plan and prepare for basic scaffolding operations:

  • Access, interpret and apply scaffolding documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

  • Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements and safety information before proceeding

  • Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

  • Develop the preliminary scaffolding plan

  • Confirm site preparation with appropriate personnel and identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues, and implement control measures

  • Identify and select equipment

  • Check equipment is ready for use and report verbally or in writing, label and repair any defects within functional responsibility

  • Confirm scaffolding plan

Erect and maintain basic scaffolding:

  • Erect scaffolding

  • Adhere to safety requirements at heights, on incomplete structures and in confined spaces

  • Install static lines

  • Assemble and erect lifting device

  • Inspect critical structural and safety areas and equipment periodically while in use, identify any variation from the plan and record in writing inspection in inspection log

  • Perform alteration or repair to critical structural and safety areas and equipment

Dismantle basic scaffolding:

  • Isolate scaffolding and appropriately sign and barricade
  • Inspect, classify, label and dismantle scaffolding using the reverse procedure for erection
  • Clear work area and dispose of used and recycled materials
  • Clean, check and store equipment and tools

Further Information

Contact us on  1800 HARNESS (+61 7 3292 0700) or email today to find out more!

You can view our terms and conditions and student handbook here before making a decision to train with us.