Purpose

The person credited with this unit standard will be able to describe the components of prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding. They will be able to assemble and dismantle prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding safely and efficiently at a work site. It will also enable learners to move the prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding when necessary and to understand that safety must be an overriding concern for their own and others’ safety for the duration of the erection, dismantling and moving phases.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Describing prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding and scaffolding components.
  • Preparing to erect prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding.
  • Erecting prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding.
  • Dismantling and storing scaffolding.

SAQA ID: 243275
NQF Level: 1
Credits: 4
Accrediting SETA: CETA
Duration: 2 days
Recommended Entry Criteria: Grade 9
Certification Issued: Competency Certificate

Unit Standard Range

  • Learners will perform tasks listed in this unit standard under direct supervision.
  • Prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding systems may include but are not limited to step towers, span towers, cantilever, bridged scaffolding, folding towers and piggyback systems.

Specific Outcomes

  1. Explain prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding and scaffold components.
  2. Prepare to erect prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding.
  3. Erect prefabricated aluminium alloy scaffolding.
  4. Dismantle and store scaffolding.

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