Course Code and Name:
CPC31111 Certificate III in Steelfixing
This qualification provides a trade outcome in steelfixing in the construction industry.
Occupational titles may include:
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.
Requirements for completion of the qualification:
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:
- 17 total units, consisting of:
- 14 core units plus
- 3 elective units.
A maximum of one of the three required elective units may be substituted by selecting relevant units of competency from any Certificate III or IV construction qualification or qualification in another endorsed Training Package.
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.
Core Units of Competency
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
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Steelfixing field of work
Handle steelfixing materials
Use steelfixing tools and equipment
Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
Arc weld reinforcement steel
Machine cut reinforcement materials
Apply reinforcement schedule
Units of Competency
Splice and anchor using mechanical methods
Carry out monostrand post-tensioning
Carry out multistrand post-tensioning
Carry out stressbar post-tensioning
Units of Competency
Investigate micro business opportunities
Manage small business finances
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Carry out concrete work
Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment
Enter and work in confined spaces