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  • Current Funding Band: £9,000

Putting up and taking down scaffolding, to allow workers to reach higher levels of buildings and structures safely

Summary of this apprenticeship standard



Typical length

18 months

Entry requirements

Set by employer

Current funding band



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What apprentices will learn

  • unloading scaffolding from a lorry
  • creating a stable base on the ground
  • putting up scaffolding
  • fixing scaffolding to buildings or structures such as bridges
  • laying planks across scaffolding for workers to walk on
  • fixing guard rails and safety nets
  • taking down scaffolding


  • before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G). They must also have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for a Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme card

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.

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