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Erecting Scaffolding Safely Course

This short online course is designed for employers who need to train up staff to use and erect scaffolding on-site.

Topics covered include:

  • planning for erecting and dismantling scaffolding up to 4 metres
  • regulatory and legislative requirements pertaining to erecting and dismantling restricted height scaffolding
  • Scaffolding Standards.
  • safe work procedures related to erecting and dismantling restricted height scaffolding including job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statement (SWMS), risk control measures and equipment, including:
  • signage and barricades
  • expected loadings on scaffolding and supporting structures
  • site access and egress routes.
  • selecting and checking plant, tools and equipment and rectifying or reporting faults
  • establishing footings for scaffolding up to 4 metres
  • erecting and dismantling scaffolding up to 4 metres in accordance with regulations, planned risk prevention and control measures, acceptable safe work practices and manufacturers’ specifications
  • inspecting critical structural and safety areas of scaffolding for damage, corrosion and wear
  • checking current use of scaffolding for compliance with type of scaffolding equipment
  • cleaning, checking, maintaining and storing scaffolding equipment

The course can be completed at any time on-demand, and is self-paced.

Duration: 2 hours


Students must have a internet connected device such as a tablet, smart-phone, laptop or PC.


Students are issued a Statement of Completion

Cost: A$90

Pay online to start