Course Code and Name:
CPC30318 – Certificate III in Concreting
This qualification is designed to meet the needs of concreters working in concreting operations on residential and commercial projects.
Occupational titles could include:
- 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 CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:
- 20 units of competency:
- 15 core units
- 5 elective units.
The elective units must ensure the integrity of the AQF qualification level, contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome, and are to be chosen as follows:
- a minimum of three elective units must be chosen from the Group A concreting elective units listed below
- the remaining two elective units may be chosen from:
- the remaining Group A concreting elective units listed below
- the Group B general elective units listed below
- other units packaged in a Certificate III or Certificate IV qualification in the CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package, CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package, or other current Training Packages or accredited courses provided they do not duplicate the outcome of another unit already chosen for this qualification.
Units of Competency
Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Plan and organise work
Conduct workplace communication
Carry out measurements and calculations
Read and interpret plans and specifications
Apply basic levelling procedures
Handle concreting materials
Use and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment
Slump test concrete
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Place and fix reinforcement materials
Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
Identify requirements for safe tilt-up work
Use explosive power tools
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Assess and specify concrete supply requirements
Plan concrete work and brief team
Carry out decorative finishes to concrete
Repair and rectify concrete
Cut and core concrete
Construct tilt panels on site
Apply and finish sprayed concrete
Carry out high performance concreting
Conduct off-form vertical concrete operations
Conduct concrete boom delivery operations
Operate concrete agitator trucks
Install topping slabs
Licence to operate a concrete placing boom
Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
Apply reinforcement schedule