This qualification provides a trade outcome in construction of formwork and Falsework, covering work in residential and commercial applications.
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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 CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers this requirement.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
25 units of competency:
- 19 core units
- 6 elective units
Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.
We currently offer this qualification as:
- an Apprenticeship over 36 months (48 months in ACT) or
- RPL assessment only with a maximum duration of 3 months
Once you have decided to go ahead with the course return your completed enrolment form and ensure the commencement payment for your course has been made. (Please see the payment form for details). When this is received at our office (email/fax/post), Building Industry Training will provide you with the necessary documents/learning resources/assessments and the details of your trainer so you can begin your studies.
Fees charges and refunds
Course costs and payment options are attached on the payment form. Refunds will not be issued to students due to change of mind once the training/assessment process has commenced
Individuals undertaking RPL assessments for this qualification will have 4 years’ experience as a minimum in the construction industry.
This qualification is just one of the requirements for an individual to obtain a licence with their states regulatory body. Please consult with your local authority to ensure you are eligible and meet other criteria prior to commencing studies with Building Industry Training. After the completion of this qualification it is recommended that the student undertake an Approved Managerial Course for Trade Contractors or Certificate IV in Building and Construction.
This qualification contains the following units:
|CORE UNITS (19 required)|
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCCM2010B||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCCM2002A||Carry out excavation|
|CPCCCM2007B||Use explosive power tools|
|CPCCCM2008B||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding|
|CPCCCA2011A||Handle carpentry materials|
|CPCCCA2002B||Use carpentry tools and equipment|
|CPCCCO2013A||Carry out concreting to simple forms|
|CPCCCA3001A||Carry out general demolition of minor building structures|
|CPCCCA3002A||Carry out setting out|
|CPCCCA3023A||Carry out levelling operations|
|CPCCCA2003A||Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground|
|CPCCCA3018A||Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps|
|CPCCCA3019A||Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls|
|ELECTIVES (6 required)|
|CPCCCM3001C||Operate elevated work platforms|
|CPCCSF2003A||Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment|
|RIICCM210D||Install trench support|
|CPCCSF2004A||Place and fix reinforcement materials|
|CPCCCA3016A||Construct timber external stairs|
|BSBSMB401||Establish legal & risk management requirements of small business|