Dismantle scaffolding


Safely dismantle a scaffolding structure according to a plan and in the set order.

Alternative labels

dismantling scaffolding
scaffolding take-down
dismantling of scaffolding
scaffold dismantling
taking apart scaffolding
scaffolding deconstruction
taking apart of scaffolding
take down scaffolding
taking down of scaffolding
take apart scaffolding
taking down scaffolding

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Dismantle scaffolding is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Construction scaffolder: Construction scaffolders put up scaffolds and platforms in order to make safe construction work at heights possible.
Event scaffolder: Event scaffolders set up and dismantle temporary seating, stages and structures to support performance equipment, artists and audience. Their job can include rope access, working above colleagues and lifting heavy loads, which makes it a high risk occupation. Their work is based on instruction, plans and calculations. They work indoors as well as outdoors.

Optional skill

Dismantle scaffolding is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Construction scaffolding supervisor: Construction scaffolding supervisors plan and supervise the transport, assembly, disassembly and maintenance of the structures. They also ensure the safety of the scaffolds, support structures, access ladders and fenders.
Stagehand: Stagehands assist stage technicians setting up and preparing equipment for live performance. Their work includes setting up the scenery, lights, sound, props, rigging, and special effects for a production.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022