CPC31111 Certificate III in Steelfixing


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Steelfixers fit and secure the steel bars and mesh used to reinforce concrete on construction and engineering sites. They work on a wide variety of jobs including commercial and industrial developments, multi-storey housing, and civil engineering projects (e.g. road works, tunnels and bridges).

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 steelfixing 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,

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 steelfixing field of the building and construction industry

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

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.


Units of Competency

Total number of units = Seventeen (17)

  • Fourteen (14) core units
  • Three (3) elective units
    • A maximum of one of the three required elective units may be substituted by selecting relevant units of competency from any Certificate III or IV construction qualification or qualification in another endorsed Training Package

Core Units

  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
  • CPCCSF2001A Handle steelfixing materials
  • CPCCSF2002A Use steelfixing tools and equipment
  • CPCCSF2003A Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
  • CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials
  • CPCCSF2005A Arc weld reinforcement steel
  • CPCCSF2006A Machine cut reinforcement materials
  • CPCCSF3001A Apply reinforcement schedule

Elective Units

  • CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
  • CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCCCO2014A Carry out concrete work
  • RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces

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.


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 $7,140 Not applicable
Certificate 3 Guarantee $85.00 ($5.00 per unit) $42.50 ($2.50 per unit)
User Choice $850 (approximate, determined by electives chosen) $340 (approximate, determined by electives chosen)
Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ)

 

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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 and their employers should contact our office on 07 3373 8888

 

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