CPC30313 Certificate III in Concreting


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This qualification is designed to meet the needs of concreters working in concreting operations on residential and commercial projects. Concreting work includes excavation work, formwork carpentry, laying/forming concrete into bare or decorative patterns, different finishes (e.g. stencilling, stamping, exposed aggregate).

Becoming a trainee will provide you with the ability to combine work with structured training. Trainees will be given the opportunity to learn an array of specialist practical skills and knowledge relevant to concreting in the construction industry.

Traineeships require employers to enter into a training contract with the trainee and the registered training organisation (RTO). Employers then work with the RTO and trainee to draw up a training plan. A training plan and contract detailing the training dates and associated units of competency will be provided at the time of sign-up. The employer can discuss with the RTO selection of electives, sequencing of competency units – timing, location and mode of delivery.

Delivery

This qualification can be delivered in the following ways:

  • Two (2) years as a full-time trainee; or
  • Four (4) years as a school based trainee; or
  • RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) for experienced workers who wish to obtain a qualification. As well as on-the-job training by the employer component of the traineeship, the RTO will deliver face-to-face off the job training through day release.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. To be eligible for a traineeship, applicants must:

  • Be at least 15 years of age
  • Have completed Year 10
  • Be employed in the concreting field of the building and construction industry

Units of Competency

Total number of units = Twenty (20)

  • Fourteen (14) core units
  • Six (6) elective units
    • A minimum of three (3) elective units are to be specialist concreting units (coded ‘CO’) from the elective units listed below
    • The remaining elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below or any Certificate III or Certificate IV qualifications in CPC08 or another current training package or accredited course

Core Units

  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
  • CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  •  CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communicatio
  • CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
  • CPCCCO2021A Handle concreting materials
  • CPCCCO2022A Use and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment
  • CPCCCO3041A Place concrete
  • CPCCCO3042A Finish concrete
  • CPCCCO3043A Cure concrete
  • CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials

Elective Units

  • CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
  • CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCCCO3035A Assess and specify concrete supply requirements
  • CPCCCO3036A Plan concrete work and brief team
  • CPCCCO3044A Carry out decorative finishes to concrete
  • CPCCCO3046A Repair and rectify concrete
  • CPCCCO3047A Cut and core concrete
  • CPCCCO3053A Slump test concrete
  • CPCCCO3055A Install topping slabs
  • CPCCSF2003A Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
  • CPCCSF3001A Apply reinforcement schedule

Assessment Requirements

Participants will be required to successfully complete a series of assessment tasks which may include a written exam, practical demonstration / observation, case studies, assignments and group activities.

RPL candidates will be required to complete an application form, supply a resume and evidence of work activities such as references, testimonials, trade licences, job descriptions etc. Candidates are interviewed by the assessor and in most cases the assessor will want to watch you work, performing specific tasks or jobs on site. The assessor will identity any gaps in your skills and will recommend you undertake additional training.


Fees and Charges

Funding Available

Certificate 3 Guarantee – these funds are provided by the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment. To determine if you are eligible for funding, please refer to Certificate 3 Guarantee Funded Program Information Sheet.  To apply for Certificate 3 Guarantee funding, please complete and submit the Application for Certificate 3 Guarantee Program funding.  If you wish to apply as a concessional student, please complete and submit the Application for Concessional Student Status.

User Choice – these funds are provided by the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment to fund apprenticeships and traineeships.  To determine if you are eligible for funding, please contact our Training Coordinator on 07 3373 8888.

CSQ Funding – these funds are provided by Construction Skills Queensland via the Skill Assessment and Gap Training – General Construction for RPL.  To determine if you are eligible (and to apply) for funding, please refer to the CSQ Skills Assessment and Gap Training Funding Application.

 

Funding Type Non-Concessional Concessional
Fee for Service $10,650 Not applicable
Certificate 3 Guarantee $50.00 ($2.50 per unit) $25.00 ($1.25 per unit)
User Choice $1,500 (approximate, determined by electives chosen) $600 (approximate, determined by electives chosen)
CSQ (Construction Skills QLD)

 

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Maximum funding amount $4375.00

*A student contribution may be required if travel is required outside of South East QLD.  A quote will be provided upon application.

 

Recognition of Prior Learning is available, please call our office on 07 3373 8888.

 

How to enrol

Interested applicants or employers should contact our friendly team on 07 3373 8888.

 

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