Certificate III in Scaffolding - CPC30911


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It will equip students with the skills required to work as a scaffolder in the residential and commercial construction industry.


  • 13 units: 9 core
  • 4 elective


  • Plan and organise work
  • Operate personnel and materials hoists
  • Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
  • Safely handle and use scaffolding tools and equipment
  • Use explosive power tools
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Work safely at heights
  • Conduct workplace communication
  • Erect and dismantle basic scaffolding
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level
  • Operate elevated work platforms
  • Licence to perform dogging
  • Manage small business finances
  • Erect and dismantle intermediate scaffolding
  • Operate a truck mounted loading crane
  • Investigate micro business opportunities
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • Implement traffic management plan
  • Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck

Study pathways

Not applicable.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle Campus No
  • Part-time : 24 weeks
Newcastle Campus No
  • Part-time : 24 weeks
Petersham College, Crystal Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 years
Wollongong Campus No
  • Part-time : 19 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Wollongong Campus.

"**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Personal Protective Equipment - hard hat. safety boots and gloves. Pens, pencils, paper, ruler and a calculator.On completion of the SafeWork assessment the students must apply for the high risk licence at the post office where a passport size photo is required and a fee of approximately $75 per licence class must be paid within 60 days of the SafeWork assessment being completed.

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