CPC30318 – Cert III in Concreting

Course Code and Name:
CPC30318 – Certificate III in Concreting

Qualification 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 CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement.

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules
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

Core Units
CPCCCA2003* Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCO2021* Handle concreting materials
CPCCCO2022* Select, check and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment
CPCCCO3041* Place concrete
CPCCCO3042* Finish concrete
CPCCCO3043* Cure concrete
CPCCCO3053* Slump test concrete
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCSF2004* Place and fix reinforcement materials

Note: * – Prerequisite Unit: CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry.

Group A
CPCCCO3035* Assess and specify concrete supply requirements
CPCCCO3036* Plan concrete work and brief team
CPCCCO3044* Carry out decorative finishes to concrete
CPCCCO3046* Repair and rectify concrete
CPCCCO3047* Cut and core concrete
CPCCCO3048* Construct tilt panels on site
CPCCCO3049* Apply and finish sprayed concrete
CPCCCO3050* Carry out high performance concreting
CPCCCO3051* Conduct off-form vertical concrete operations
CPCCCO3052* Conduct concrete boom delivery operations
CPCCCO3054* Operate concrete agitator trucks
CPCCCO3055* Install topping slabs
Group B
CPCCCA3001* Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCM1016 Identify requirements for safe tilt-up work
CPCCCM2007* Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCLBM3001 Licence to operate a concrete placing boom
CPCCSF2003* Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
CPCCSF3001* Apply reinforcement schedule

Note: * – Prerequisite Unit: CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry.