Course Code and Name:
CPC31120 Certificate III in Steelfixing
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.
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 of Competency
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 steelfixing materials
Use steelfixing tools and equipment
Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
Place and fix reinforcement materials
Arc weld reinforcement steel
Machine-cut reinforcement materials
Apply reinforcement schedule
Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Investigate business opportunities
Manage finances for new business ventures
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Carry out concrete work
Splice and anchor using mechanical methods
Carry out monostrand post-tensioning
Carry out multistrand post-tensioning
Carry out stressbar post-tensioning
Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment
Enter and work in confined spaces