This training programme will give people the knowledge and skills to work safely to erect non-notifiable and prefabricated frame scaffolding up to five metres in height.  Ideal for residential construction scaffold training.

Please note, this is only for scaffolding up to five (5) metres in height, which does not require a Certificate of Competence or notification to WorkSafe NZ.

This course is now only 1 day!   If you have the minimum numbers talk to us about the options of a weekend course at your worksite!

Who should attend

Those completing this programme are likely to be those involved in construction and related industries who erect non-notifiable scaffolding for their own immediate use and the use of those working with them. This will include painters, builders, plasterers, gutter spouters, brickies, cladding specialists and residential roofers. This programme is not intended for those wanting to become professional scaffolders.

Please refer to our National Certificate in Scaffolding (Elementary).

Course Outcomes

At the end of this scaffolding training course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge of non-notifiable prefabricated scaffolding
  • Erect, alter, inspect and dismantle completed non-notifiable prefabricated frame scaffolding up to five (5) metres in height
  • Undertaking and implementing a task analysis for the erection, use and dismantling of non-notifiable prefabricated frame scaffolding up to five metres in height


  • Be 16 years of age or over.
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.5

Note: Those intending to enroll in this programme should note that work in the scaffolding industry often takes place at height, and therefore requires a relevant level of physical fitness and ability to work at heights

NZQA Unit Standards Included

Unit Standard Title Credit Value
9184 Erect and dismantle non-notifiable prefabricated frame scaffolding up to five metres in height 5

AMS Group’s Low Level Scaffolding training course meets the requirements of unit standard 9184.


1 Day (8:00am-5.00pm).

Attendance Capacity

Minimum of 6 trainees and a maximum of 6 trainees per programme.


Course Fees

$425.00 + GST per person

Course costs include all learning materials and completion certificate. Costs also include registration of unit standard credits with NZQA. 

Scheduled Course Locations

Please note that courses are available at a number of AMS Group branch locations, these are listed below. If there are no course locations shown below, courses can be arranged to be delivered at your place of work. Contact us to  find out more about our on-site training options available for this course or enquire below.