1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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7913-11 Scaffolder

Erects and dismantles scaffolding to provide work platforms on building or industrial sites, or for temporary structures such as stages and seating.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • loads and unloads scaffolding and equipment
  • sets levels for erection of scaffolds
  • selects scaffolding
  • fits together tubes, support braces and components to form bases for scaffolds
  • lifts and positions sections of scaffolding
  • fits and bolts pipes and tubes together to build up scaffolding
  • places planks over horizontal bars to create platforms
  • verifies levels in scaffolding structures
  • dismantles scaffolding

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