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Scaffolding - Certificate III (CPC30911-01V02)
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Career area: Building Services 
Study area: Building 
National code: CPC30911  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Part Time Evening  22 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Mon, Wed 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: This course is for construction workers who need to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding and associated equipment. Scaffolders plan, build and erect scaffolding and working platforms for construction projects, as well as building stands and tiered seating for public events such as concerts or sporting events.

The course covers planning, erecting and dismantling modular and tubular scaffolding. You will learn how to build modular and coupler scaffolds, fall protection devices, catch platforms and bracket scaffolds. You will also learn about associated scaffolding operations. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

However, before enrolling in this course you must successfully complete the WHS Induction Training (White Card) which will allow you entry into a construction worksite. 
Career opportunities: Scaffolder. 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Wollongong
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Offering name: Certificate III in Scaffolding 
Offering code: 17WLG-115 
Attendance mode: Part Time Evening 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 22 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Training is on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm to 9:30pm in Block J, room J 20. The SafeWork assessments may be at other times, your teacher will advise. 
Hours per week: 7.5 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 5:30pm to 9:30pm
About: Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 400 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This course is for people wishing to gain the national High Risk Licence in Basic Scaffolding (SB), Intermediate Scaffolding (SI) and Forklift (LF).
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling

Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,690
Second qualification $2,020
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,220
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: You must be over 18 years old before the assessment date 
Comments: Training for Certificate III in Scaffolding will be at Wollongong Campus, J Block from Monday 30th January 2017. It will run on Monday and Wednesday nights 17:30 to 21:30. You will be required to attend for 8 hrs on a Friday or Saturday for a field day in the basic and intermediate scaffolding units. The SafeWork (WorkCover) assessment for forklift will be held over one day and the basic and intermediate scaffolding will required 2 days to complete.

You must provide 100 points of identification at the start of each SafeWork (WorkCover) assessment including (1) form of current photo identification. To be able to attend the assessments you need to provide proof that you are over 18 years of age and that you live in NSW. A list of approved ID can be found on the SafeWork NSW website, www.safework.nsw.gov.au.
You will need to wear appropriate clothing, steel capped boots, hard hat, pen, paper and a calculator.
You will also require a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123