CPC31120 Certificate III in Steelfixing

Course Code and Name:
CPC31120 Certificate III in Steelfixing

Qualification Description:
This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in the area of steelfixing in the building and construction industry.
Occupational titles may include steelfixer
The qualification includes units of competency that cover common skills and knowledge for the building and construction industry, as well as those that are more specific to steelfixing work.
This is a licensed occupation. Users should check requirements with their relevant licensing 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.

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.

Elective units must be selected as follows:

  • 2 units must be selected from the list of elective units below
  • 1 unit can be selected from the list of elective units below or from any current training package or accredited course where the unit is packaged in an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate III or Certificate IV qualification that maintains the integrity of the AQF level of this qualification, contributes to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome, and does not duplicate the outcomes of another unit used to achieve this qualification.

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.
Core Units:

Core Units of Competency
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM2001* Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCSF2001* Handle steelfixing materials
CPCCSF2002* Use steelfixing tools and equipment
CPCCSF2003* Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
CPCCSF2004* Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCSF2005* Arc weld reinforcement steel
CPCCSF2006* Machine-cut reinforcement materials
CPCCSF3001* Apply reinforcement schedule
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Elective Units:

BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities
BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCO2014* Carry out concrete work
CPCCSF2007* Splice and anchor using mechanical methods
CPCCSF3002* Carry out monostrand post-tensioning
CPCCSF3003* Carry out multistrand post-tensioning
CPCCSF3004* Carry out stressbar post-tensioning
CPCPCM2053* Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment
RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces