Steelfixing

Qualification Certificate II (NRT)
Course number 19284
National Code CPC20308
Training Package CPC08 - Construction, Plumbing and Services
Program area Construction and Property  
Duration (nominal hours) 300
This course replaced 18154 - Steel Fixing
Availability: This course is no longer accepting new enrolments. However, a replacement course may be in development, and related courses may be proposed at some locations. Look for related courses and proposed locations on the Find a course page or check with your local campus for details of replacement or related courses.
 

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Course overview

Course Description

This course is for people who want to be employed in the steel fixing
trade. You will learn how to produce quality work efficiently in the
building and construction industry.
 
More specifically, as well as gaining knowledge and skills in work
health and safety, environmental issues, communications and teamwork,
learners will, depending on electives chosen, develop a broad range of
skills in:  

- Reading and interpreting plans
- Working safely at heights
- Handling steel fixing materials
- Using steel fixing tools and equipment
- Placing and fix reinforcing materials
- Applying basic levelling procedures
- Applying reinforcement schedule
- Welding using arc welding equipment
- Carrying out concrete work
- Working in confined spaces
- Draining and dewatering sites
- Carrying out basic demolition.

Career Opportunities

Learners will be able to pursue a career in building and construction from
trade level and beyond to managerial level by articulating into post-trade
courses, diploma, advanced diploma and university courses.

Articulation

Successful completion of this course allows you to articulate into the
Certifiacte III in Steelfixing as well as any other General Construction course
which contains comparable competency standards.

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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 has been designed to reflect the packaging requirements for
CPC20308: Certificate II in Steelfixing within the Construction, Plumbing
and Services Integrated Framework Training Package (CPC08). The rules from
Training Package are as follows:
 
12 units of competency are required for award of this qualification:
- 10 compulsory units
- 2 elective units
 
One of the required elective units may be substituted by selecting a
relevant unit of competency from any construction qualification or
qualification in another endorsed Training Package up to or at Certificate
 
Completion of the general induction training program specified by the
National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work
(SAC 2006) is required before entering a construction work site.
 
 
To satisfy the Training Package requirements, this TAFE NSW course has been
structured as follows:
 
Group 1 - Compulsory Units
--------------------------
All ten units must be completed.
 
Group 2 - Elective Units
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Two units must be completed from subgroups 1 and/or 2
- at least one and up to two units must be selected from subgroup 1
- a maximum of one unit may be selected from subgroup 2
 
CPCCOHS1001A "Work Safely in the Construction Industry" has been included
in this group because it is prerequisite to one or more units in the
course. TAFE NSW recognises that students who hold WHS Induction Training
('White Card') have met the requirements for CPCCOHS1001A and therefore
may apply for credit.  

Group 400 Sustainability Units
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This group is an enrichment group containing unit(s) relating to
participation in sustainable work practices. This group does not count
towards course completion.
 
 
NOTES FOR STUDENTS
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1. LEARNER SUPPORT
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.
 
2. SELECTION OF ELECTIVES
Talk to your teacher and/or workplace trainer to ensure that your
combination of electives provides you with a suitable vocational outcome.
 
3. RECOGNITION
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.
 
4. PREREQUISITE UNITS
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 2 elective modules/units must be completed. These may be chosen from group 2

 
Group 1 COMPULSORY UNITS
All subgroups must be completed
All module/units must be completed
Subgroup 1 COMPULORY UNITS
All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CPCCCM1002A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry 12
CPCCCM1004A Conduct workplace communication 8
CPCCCM1006A Work safely at heights 16
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry 16
 
Subgroup 2 STEEFIXING PREPARATION FIELD OF WORK
All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CPCCCM1003A Plan and organise work 12
CPCCCM1005A Carry out measurements and calculations 36
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications 16
 
Subgroup 3 STEELFIXING OPERATIONS FIELD OF WORK
All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CPCCSF2001A Handle steelfixing materials 40
CPCCSF2002A Use steelfixing tools and equipment 40
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials 24
 
Group 2 ELECTIVE UNITS
All subgroups must be completed
Only 2 module/units must be completed
Subgroup 1 ELECTIVE UNITS LISTED IN THE TRAINING PACKAGE
At least 1 and no more than 2 module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BCCCM2004B Drain and dewater site 24
BCCCM2009B Work in a confined space 35
CPCCCM2009A Carry out basic demolition 24
CPCCCO2004A Carry out concrete work 24
CPCPCM2013A Weld using arc welding equipment 16
 
Subgroup 2 ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES AT CERTIFICATE I OR II LEVEL
No more than 1 module/unit may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BCCCM1001C Follow OH&S policies and procedures 8
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry 6
CPCPCM2003A Carry out OHS requirements 36
 
Group 400 ENRICHMENT
You may choose modules/units from this group but they do not count towards
course completion
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
CPPCMN3001A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
MSAENV272A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
SFIEMS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
SITXENV001A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 25
UEENEEK042A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
 

Requirements to receive the qualification

To achieve CPC20308: Certificate II in Steelfixing (TAFE NSW course 19284),
learners are required to complete twelve units of competency, comprising:
-  all ten compulsory units from group 1
-  two elective units from group 2
- at least one and up to two must be selected from subgroup 1
- a maximum of one may be selected from subgroup 2

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