CPC31111 Certificate III in Steelfixing

Course Code and Name:
CPC31111 Certificate III in Steelfixing

Qualification Description:
This qualification provides a trade outcome in steelfixing in the construction industry.
Occupational titles may include:

  • Steelfixer.

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.

Entry Requirements:
Not applicable.

Packaging Rules:
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:

Core Units of Competency
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Steelfixing field of work
CPCCSF2001A Handle steelfixing materials
CPCCSF2002A Use steelfixing tools and equipment
CPCCSF2003A Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
CPCCSF2004A Arc weld reinforcement steel
CPCCSF2006A Machine cut reinforcement materials
CPCCSF3001A Apply reinforcement schedule



Elective Units:

Units of Competency
CPCCSF2007A Splice and anchor using mechanical methods
CPCCSF3002A Carry out monostrand post-tensioning
CPCCSF3003A Carry out multistrand post-tensioning
CPCCSF3004A Carry out stressbar post-tensioning



Units of Competency
BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCO2014A Carry out concrete work
CPCPCM2053A Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment
RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces