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Certificate III in Formwork/Falsework

  • National Course Code: CPC31511
  • TAFE NSW code: CPC31511-01V03-19NEW-999

Location – Newcastle

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

Anytime

Hours Per Week

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Duration

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification provides a trade outcome in construction of formwork and falsework. covering work in residential and commercial applications.

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 CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section

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 CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement.

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As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

Training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.

Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training.

Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.

This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but haven?t received a qualification.

To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and:
  • be over 21 years of age
  • able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
  • able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.

    To study this course as NSW Apprentice or to check if you meet the non-apprentice requirements to NSW funding to study this course please enquire now or call 131 601.

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    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCCA3001A Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCA3023A Carry out levelling operations
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCA3019A Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCA3018A Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps
CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
Elective Units
Number Title
CPCCCA3015A Assemble partitions
CPCCCA3016A Construct timber external stairs
CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
TLILIC2001 Licence to operate a forklift truck
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Newcastle
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601

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