Erect and dismantle basic scaffolding

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare.

1.1. Work instructions, including plans, specifications, quality requirements and operational details are obtained from relevant information, confirmed and applied to the scope of work performed.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements are followed in accordance with safety plans and policies.

1.3. Signage and barricade requirements are identified and implemented.

1.4. Plant, tools and equipment selected to carry out tasks are consistent with the requirements of the job, checked for serviceability and any faults or concerns regarding quality requirements are rectified or reported prior to commencement.

1.5. Materials appropriate to the work application are identified, obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.

1.6. Environmental requirements are identified for the project in accordance with environmental plans and statutory and legislative authority obligations and applied.

2. Whip, tie, splice and inspect ropes.

2.1. Whipping cord and fibre rope are inspected for damage and wear.

2.2. Designated rope ends are whipped in accordance with regulations and project specifications.

2.3. Designated rope ends are spliced in accordance with regulations and project specifications.

2.4. Bends and hitches are applied and inspected in accordance with project specifications.

3. Erect scaffolding.

3.1. Purpose for scaffolding is confirmed and associated work tasks are identified.

3.2. Expected loading on scaffold and supporting structure is determined using load tables and manufacturer specifications.

3.3. Site access and egress routes are identified.

3.4. Scaffolding and components are selected and inspected, and damaged components are labelled and rejected.

3.5. Sole board/base plate is selected in accordance with regulations, legislation, codes of practice and manufacturer specifications.

3.6. Scaffolding is set out and erected in accordance with regulatory and manufacturer requirements.

3.7. Static lines are erected and installed where specified in accordance with regulatory requirements.

3.8. Lifting device is assembled and erected where specified.

4. Inspect, repair and alter erected scaffolding.

4.1. Erected modular scaffolding is inspected for damage, corrosion, wear and compatibility.

4.2. Current use of scaffolding is checked against original design and is in accordance with regulations and specifications.

4.3. Scaffolding stability is inspected and confirmed.

4.4. Alteration or repair is carried out where specified.

4.5. Inspection log and handover is completed and dated, ready for signing by a certified scaffolder.

5. Dismantle scaffolding.

5.1. Scaffolding is isolated and appropriately signed and barricaded to ensure safe dismantling.

5.2. Scaffolding is dismantled using reverse procedure as for erection.

6. Clean up.

6.1. Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled in accordance with legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.

6.2. Plant, tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCSC2002A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC30811 - Certificate III in Roof Tiling
  • CPC30411 - Certificate III in Demolition
  • CPC30511 - Certificate III in Dogging
  • CPC30911 - Certificate III in Scaffolding
  • CPC30711 - Certificate III in Rigging
  • CUE50303 - Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)
  • CUE40303 - Certificate IV in Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Operations)
  • CUF30307 - Certificate III in Scenery and Set Construction