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Certificate III in Scaffolding

National Course Code: CPC30911


The nationally recognised Certificate III in Scaffolding will elevate your career as a scaffolder in a wide variety of industries including residential, commercial construction, entertainment and infrastructure sectors. Learn from specialist teachers and refine your skills in industry-standard workshops.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Carry out calculations and measurements
  • Interpret plans and specifications
  • Plan and organise your work
  • Use oxy-LPG equipment
  • Work on elevated platforms up to 11 metres
  • Erect, dismantle, and alter scaffolding


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • An appreciation for the scaffolding industry
  • Hardworking attitude with an interest in technical details
  • Enjoyment working with your hands
  • Good teamwork skills to collaborate with others
  • Effective communication techniques
  • Enthusiasm for problem solving and attention to detail
  • A strong commitment to safety


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate III level
  • Four high risk work licences forklift, basic, intermediate and advanced scaffolding

Career opportunities:

  • Scaffolder in sectors like residential, commercial construction, entertainment, maintenance, resource and infrastructure


Expand your opportunities with these related study options:

  • Certificate III in Rigging
  • Certificate IV in New Small Business

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.


This course is currently available at 2 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Part Time Day, Part Time Evening
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Annandale: PT Evening

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 12 Jul 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Newcastle: PT Evening

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Aug 2021
  • Duration: 24 Weeks

Newcastle: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 05 Aug 2021
  • Duration: 24 Weeks

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