Certificate III in Concreting

CPC30313 Certificate III in Concreting

Description

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of concreters working in concreting operations on residential and commercial projects.

Occupational titles could include Concreter – Concrete pump operator.

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Mode of Delivery -Recognition of Prior Learning

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Prerequisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for this program; however appropriate experience in the building and construction industry as well as a basic knowledge of the BCA and other standards is required.

Assessment via interview and portfolio of evidence is available to participants with relevant workplace experience within building and construction environments.

Duration

There is no set duration.  Duration is dependent on applicant knowledge, skills and experience levels.

Assessment

Participants are required to undertake a number of assessment activities, including:

  • Self-assessment
  • Third-party assessment
  • Competency conversation
  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence.

Pathway

  • The pathway is:
    • Certificate IV of Building and Construction (Building)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
    • Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction Management

Student Information

Refer to the student handbook for details, inclusive of course information, student obligations, and services provided.

Units of Competency

Core units

CPCCCA2003A

Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

CPCCCM1012A

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1013A

Plan and organise work

CPCCCM1014A

Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1015A

Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM2001A

Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM2006B

Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCO2021A

Handle concreting materials

CPCCCO2022A

Use and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment

CPCCCO3041A

Place concrete

CPCCCO3042A

Finish concrete

CPCCCO3043A

Cure concrete

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCSF2004A

Place and fix reinforcement materials

Elective units

CPCCCA3001A

Carry out general demolition of minor building structures

CPCCCM1016A

Identify requirements for safe tilt-up work

CPCCCM2007B

Use explosive power tools

CPCCCM2008B

Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCO3035A

Assess and specify concrete supply requirements

CPCCCO3036A

Plan concrete work and brief team

CPCCCO3044A

Carry out decorative finishes to concrete

CPCCCO3046A

Repair and rectify concrete

 

How to get a builder’s or contractor licence or registration

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