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Posted 2020-03-01

About the role

Skillset are currently seeking applications for fulltime, Scaffolding Trainee to complete a nationally accredited qualification Scaffolding – Certificate III. The successful candidate will join a well-known local company to complete their training over 24-months. This entry-level opportunity is suited to applicants who are physically fit, highly-motivated, team players and enjoy working outdoors.


  • Nationally accredited qualification in Australia
  • Formal on the job training
  • Mentoring and support from a dedicated Skillset Workforce Consultant


  • Assist tradesmen to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding
  • Use of scaffolding tools and equipment
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Operation of forklift
  • Assisting in the yard / maintaining the workplace
  • Perform manual labour duties in an outdoor setting
  • Adhere to Work Place Health and Safety Policies and Procedures


  • Keen to work outdoors and in the Construction Industry
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding role in outdoor
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Exhibit good work ethic and time management to ensure that tasks are completed on time
  • Strong attention to detail and a drive to get the job done
  • Drivers Licence (manual)
  • White Card or willingness to obtain
  • Willing to complete a Pre-Employment Medical (including Drug & Alcohol Screening)


  • Applications close on 1st March 2020
  • Applicants must be able to attend interviews in Bathurst NSW
  • Only applications with a cover letter and resume will be considered
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate work rights in Australia
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted
  • Shortlisted candidates will also be required to complete a fully subsidized pre-traineeship program to learn a range of skills and knowledge specific to the mining industry



At Skillset, your future is our focus.  Skillset recruits the right people for your business: Permanent Placements, Temporary Staff, Apprentices and Trainees.


Skillset has over 38 years’ industry experience operating in the Central West, providing a full range of end to end recruitment services tailored to each individual and organisation.


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Australia Skillset would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work.
We are honoured to be on the ancestral lands of those whose cultures are among the oldest living cultures in human history. We pay respect to the Elders, past, present and to the younger generation of the community who will be the future leaders in years to come.