Training Package – MSH Scaffolder Leading Hand

Training Structure

Job Role – Scaffolder Leading Hand

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Erect, modify and dismantle scaffolding systems
  • Wear the correct PPE at all times
  • Complete all relevant site-specific documentation as required and submit to the appropriate personnel
  • Always work in a safe, efficient and diligent manner, ensuring compliance with the site-specific SWMS
  • Conduct weekly Tool Box meetings or as required
  • Maintain housekeeping at all times
  • Report any incidents or near misses immediately to your operations supervisor
  • Conduct incident investigations thoroughly and immediately after an event has occurred
  • Liaise with the site project manager to ensure program expectations, contractual works and variations to contract are delivered safely and on time
  • Ensure variations to contract (Day Labour Docket) are recorded including a detailed description of works performed and labour hours involved with authorisation signatures obtained daily
  • Submit all digital dockets, including but not limited to Day Labour Dockets, Incident Reports, Tool Box Talks, Scaffold Inspections on a daily basis
  • Perform and record scaffolding inspections as per site requirements or on a monthly basis
  • Provide adequate instruction and guidance to all employees under your supervision, and report any concerns to the operations supervisor
  • Conduct gear counts where necessary with all orders to be submitted 24hours prior to site mobilisation
  • Inspect scaffolding at the close of business each day and ensure that all incomplete areas are closed off with a hard barrier including the appropriate signage. Email or text photographic evidence of the barrier including its location and placement to the HR Manager at the time of its erection.
  • Perform such duties and functions for the Employer as management may reasonably request
  • At all times act faithfully, honestly and diligently
  • Devote the whole of your time, attention, skills and ability to the performance of your obligations under the employment arrangement whenever you are required to be on duty
  • Use all proper means to maintain, improve and promote the business of the Employer
  • Not, at any time, do anything contrary to the interests of the Employer or anything which does or may bring the Employer into disrepute or cause loss or damage to the Employer
  • Comply with all reasonable requests to perform any additional duties

TRAINING PROVIDED

  • MSH Employment and Safety Induction
  • Various Site Inductions
  • Health and Safety Representative (HSR)
  • S123 Site Safety Supervisor
  • First Aid / CPR

Health and Safety Representative (HSR)

Initial Health and Safety Representative (HSR) program is designed to give participants practical knowledge and skills to liaise with other staff to identify Work Health and safety (WHS) issues.

HSRs elected by their work group members are entitled to attend this WHSQ approved five (5) day training course within three months of making a request for such training to their PCBU. Employers are required allow the HSR to take time off work to attend this training under the QLD WHS Act 2011.

On completion of this program, participants will receive a Statement of Completion for:
Health and Safety Representative Training.

S123 Site Safety Supervisor

Initial Health and Safety Representative (HSR) program is designed to give participants practical knowledge and skills to liaise with other staff to identify Work Health and safety (WHS) issues.

HSRs elected by their work group members are entitled to attend this WHSQ approved five (5) day training course within three months of making a request for such training to their PCBU. Employers are required to allow the HSR to take time off work to attend this training under the QLD WHS Act 2011.

On completion of this program, participants will receive a Statement of Completion for:
Health and Safety Representative Training.

    Delivery Methodology

    ONLINE | FACE TO FACE | WORK-PLACEMENT

    ASTRA will develop online learning modules that include fundamental requirements of the building and construction industry.

    This will include interactive learning activities and scenarios.

    Knowledge Assessments will be conducted online. This will negate the need for paper-based assessments.

    Duration Methodology

    3 months – 6 months, made up of:

    • 5-days face to face with a Trainer Assessor
    • Self-paced activities and online assessments
    • Ongoing work-placement under the supervision of qualified MSH leading hands / MSH community team champions

    Pre-requisites

    CPCCLSF3001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level

    Requirements

    • PPE must be worn (safety boots and high vis clothing supplied)
    • Ability to use computer
    • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
    • Elementary english speaking
    • There are regular tasks that require manual handling of materials, tools and equipment including exposure to outdoor elements.
    • Before commencing any course, it is recommended to consult a doctor to determine any limitations with conducting practical work if applicable