If you have seen a role as a Scaffolder in which you want to apply for then you should already be aware that you could at times be working at extreme heights putting up and taking down scaffolding around buildings that are being worked on.
To do this role means you need to be physically fit to be able to carry the scaffolding up and down several times depending on the construction or building size and you will need to have a good sense of balance.
If this is a role you would like to apply for, please see the below example which you can use as a guide.
Cover Letter for Scaffolder
Application for the role of a Scaffolder
I have recently seen your advert for a Scaffolder advertised in (where, which paper, site etc and when) and I would like to submit my CV in application.
I have had some experience of labouring for many years on construction sites of various sites and am able to provide you will details of my referees for these roles. During my time as a labourer I have started to gain some experience of being a Scaffolder and I would now like to do this role as my career choice.
I feel that I have a good sense of balance and am not afraid of heights. I exercise on a regular basis and feel that I am physically fit and able. Having had many years experience as a labourer lifting and carrying I feel that I am able to carry scaffold and put up and take down scaffolding as required.
I feel that I work well as a team and understand in these kinds of roles how important it is to work effectively as a team member to ensure that you comply with all health and safety legislation and ensure the job gets completed on time and efficiently.
Thank you for reading my application and I look forward to hearing from you in due course.