Advanced Scaffolding (SA) - CPCCLSF4001A

The Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding Advanced Level is a mandatory requirement for participants wishing to obtain a Scaffolding Advanced (SA) High Risk Work Licence. The course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding at the Advanced level.  Scaffolding consists of all intermediate scaffolding work including all other scaffolding work connected with the use and operation of Hung scaffolds and Suspended scaffolds.


The aim of this course is to provide participants with good knowledge of the following key points and the ability to apply this knowledge with wisdom in a practical way:

  • OHS / WHS legislation
  • Select, inspect and install all required equipment
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Communicate and work safely with others
  • Plan, erect and dismantle hung and suspended scaffold systems


The specified pre-requisite unit required is shown below and it is strongly recommended that all participants are able to meet the Entry Requirements before attempting this course.

  • Sufficient level of language and literacy skills to perform the assessment and complete calculations
  • Presentation of participant’s own Unique Student Identifier (USI) number
  • Valid HRWL Scaffolding Intermediate (SI) or CPCCSLF3001A Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding Intermediate Level
  • Current Working at Heights certificate
  • Ability to wear a safety harness rated to 160 kg
  • It is an expectation that employees in this role will repetitiously lift scaffolding equipment in a non-favourable environment
  • Repetitious use of tools
  • Physical flexibility and no fear of heights
  • Age 18 years or over


3 days (24) hours consisting of:

  • Classroom training: Accredited and Licensing
  • Practical skills training: Accredited and Licensing
  • Assessment: Accredited theory and practical
  • Assessment: Worksafe Licencing Theory, Calculations and Practical


On successful completion of this course, participants are presented with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for CPCCLSF4001A Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding Advanced Level and a High Risk Work Licence – Western Australia.

On successful completion of the Worksafe Assessment Instrument, the participant’s Licence Application and Supporting Evidence is directed to Worksafe WA by Monadelphous Engineering Associates RTO 52582, on behalf of the participant.