Scaffolder

Scaffolders erect and dismantle scaffolding to provide work platforms on building and industrial sites, and for temporary structures such as staging and seating.

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    Overview

    Scaffolders erect and dismantle scaffolding to provide work platforms on building and industrial sites, and for temporary structures such as staging and seating.

    Day-to-day

    • fits and bolts tubes, support braces and components to form bases and build up scaffolding
    • lifts and positions sections of scaffolding
    • erects guard rails, guy wires, ropes and clamps, laying planks and hanging safety nets
    • dismantles and removes scaffolding from building sites.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Scaffolder

    • You can work as a Scaffolder without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate III in scaffolding might be helpful.

      Take a Certificate III in Steelfixing

    Skills employers are looking for

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