Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Scaffolder

Erects and dismantles scaffolding to provide work platforms on building and industrial sites, and for temporary structures such as staging and seating. Registration or licensing may be required.


Tasks Include:


  • erecting lifting tackles by attaching pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures, and installing cables and attaching counterweights
  • attaching slinging gear to hoisting equipment and objects to be moved using clamps, hooks, bolts and knots
  • fitting and bolting tubes, support braces and components to form bases and build up scaffolding
  • lifting and positioning sections of scaffolding
  • measuring, cutting, bending and fitting welded wire mesh into concrete areas to be mesh-reinforced
  • fixing mesh and reinforcing steel into position in formwork for concrete pours
  • setting up winches and rigging equipment to raise and position girders, plates, columns and other steel units
Job prospects for Structural Steel Construction Workers in Victoria

Occupations in the Structural Steel Construction Workers group include Construction Rigger, Scaffolder, Steel Fixer and Structural Steel Erector.

Employment prospects
There are currently 2,700 Structural Steel Construction Workers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to decline. Employment prospects for the next five years are weak.

Average weekly wage
$1,794.30

Hourly earnings
$47.40

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

Related courses
Results
Displaying 1 course related to Scaffolder.
Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol Government-subsidised training available

This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It will equip students with the...

This course is offered in 4 locations

Saved searches

Save your search results for quick access.
TAFEs and other public providers
Find out about the different types of public training providers.

CSS is relied upon in order to use this site. Please enable and refresh your page. For information on accessibility please navigate to the link in the footer of this page. Thank you.