Course Code and Name:
CPC30320 – Certificate III in Concreting
This is a qualification for concreters working in concreting operations on residential and commercial projects.
Occupational titles could include:
- concrete tilt panel fabricator.
This qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work in concreting.
The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in an actual workplace or very closely simulated workplace environment, and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to concreting in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:
- 22 units of competency:
- 17 core units
- 5 elective units.
For the elective units:
- 3 units must be selected from Group A
- the remaining 2 elective units may be selected from Group A and/or Group B or from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate III or Certificate IV level.
An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit(s) must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. Check the unit of competency for information on specific prerequisite requirements. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification.
Units of Competency
Carry out setting out
Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
Carry out hand excavation
Apply basic levelling procedures
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
Handle concreting materials and components
Select, use and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment
Determine concrete supply requirements
Place and fix reinforcement materials
Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Plan concrete work and brief team
Apply decorative finishes to concrete
Repair and rectify concrete
Construct tilt panels on site
Apply and finish sprayed concrete
Carry out high performance concreting
Conduct off-form vertical concrete operations
Slump test concrete
Operate concrete agitator trucks
Install topping slabs
Conduct concrete pump delivery operations
Use explosive power tools
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Work safely at heights
Licence to operate a concrete placing boom
Identify requirements for safe precast and tilt-up work
Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
Apply reinforcement schedule