Qualification Certificate III (NRT)
Course number 10225
National Code CPC31611
Training Package CPC08 - Construction, Plumbing and Services
Program area Construction and Property  
Duration (nominal hours) 500
This course replaced 18769 - Paving
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Course overview

Course Description

The course is for people who wish to work as a paver. You will learn how to
carry out excavation and apply basic levelling procedures and lay concrete
in simple forms. You will also learn how to prepare subgrade, base and
bedding course for segmental paving.

Career Opportunities


Entry Requirements

 There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Before enrolling in this course you must successfully complete the WHS Induction
Training (White Card) which will allow you entry into a construction worksite.


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Course structure

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What you must do to complete the course

The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
completion instructions.   If a course contains optional groups there will
statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do.  At the
top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
saying how many you must do.
This course reflects the packaging requirements for CPC31611 Certificate
III in Paving (Release 2.0) within The CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and
Services Training Package (CPC08 Release 8.0). The rules from CPC08 R8.0
are as follows:  

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency
in: 21 units of competency:
- 18 core units
-  3 elective units.
To satisfy the Training Package requirements, this TAFE NSW course has been
structured as follows:
Group 1 - Core Units
ALL 18 core units must be completed
Group 2 - Elective Units Listed in CPC31611
Three elective unilts must be completed.
1. TAFE NSW recognises that students who hold WHS Induction Training
('White Card') have met the requirements for CPCCOHS1001A.  Students who
are required to complete this unit may apply for credit.  Consult your
teacher for further information.
Students who require support to meet their learning goals may co-enrol in
the Learner Support course (TAFE Course Number 9999). Talk to your teacher
think you may require learner support.
Talk to your teacher and/or workplace trainer to ensure that your
combination of electives provides you with a suitable vocational outcome.
If you have completed other relevant training you may be eligible to have
units of competency from previous training counted towards completion for
this course. Talk to your teacher or workplace trainer if you think you
may be eligible for recognition for units previously completed.
Some units in this course have prerequisites that must be completed in a
lower level qualification or selected as part of this course. Refer to the
Package or consult your teacher for information about prerequisites to
elective units.

Course Elective Completion:

At least 3 elective modules/units must be completed. These may be chosen from group 2

All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCLSC307A Implement a retaining wall project 80
CPCCBL3004A Construct masonry steps and stairs 36
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry 12
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work 12
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication 8
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations 36
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications 16
CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation 16
CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials 40
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures 36
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms 20
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry 16
CPCCPA3001A Prepare subgrade, base and bedding course for segmental paving 16
CPCCPA3002A Lay segmental pavers 40
CPCCPA3003A Cut segmental pavers 8
CPCCPA3004A Finish segmental paving 8
CPCCPA3005A Maintain and repair segmental paving 12
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project 40
Only 3 module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AHCLSC303A Construct brick and/or block structures and features 80
BSBSMB301A Investigate micro business opportunities 30
BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances 40
CPCCCA3001A Carry out general demolition of minor building structures 32
CPCCCM2003B Calculate and cost construction work 24
CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment 40
CPCCDE2012A Carry out manual general demolition 48
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials 24
RIIWMG203A Drain and dewater civil construction site 25

Requirements to receive the qualification

To achieve CPC31611 Certificate III in Paving (TAFE NSW course 10225) learners
are required to complete 21 units of competency, comprising:
-   All 18 core units from Group 1
-   A minimum of 3 elective units from Group 2

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