Basic Industrial Scaffolding

Our Basic Industrial Scaffolding program trains students on how to properly erect and dismantle scaffolding in as little as 3 weeks.

The 120-hour program covers instruction on OSHA Standard 1926.450 for Scaffolding and 1926.500 for Fall Protection.


Training includes instruction on personal responsibility, customer service, physical fitness, roles of a high-performing scaffolding team, safety, tool use, identifying different types of scaffolding, and numerous activities erecting and dismantling scaffolding. 

Industrial Scaffolding


  • New Iberia (day or night class) - Start date TBD
  • Opelousas (day class) - Start date TBD

COST: $3,500 (You may qualify for tuition assistance. Contact 337-521-9028 or for information).


  • Age: 16+.
  • No High School, GED or HiSET required*

*A high school or HiSET diploma is required for most financial aid grant applications.


Industrial Scaffolders are always in demand in fields like commercial, residential, and industrial construction, infrastructure, and energy.

Construction Laborer Average salary: $35,840
(Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana Average Salary 2021)


To discuss tuition assistance options and enrollment steps, fill out this contact form or contact us at:

Economic & Workforce Development Division

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