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This qualification provides the essential skills required to gain a trade in carpentry, covering work in both residential and commercial applications.
The units of competency 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.
This training program has been grouped into a series of short courses, which provide a progressive and practical learning experience. The short courses are:
On successful completion of this course, you will graduate with a Certificate for the nationally recognised qualification:
HIA will conduct a pre-enrolment review with you to make sure that this program is suitable for your career goals, current skills and experience.
Note: It is a requirement that participants have successfully completed the unit of competency: Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry - CPCCOHS2001A, before undertaking any of the following units:
All participants will be required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment before enrolment.
You will need to commit 520 hours of face-to-face learning time for this training. Contact your local HIA office to find out more information about delivery schedules.
Outside of this allocation of time, you will need to undertake self-directed learning through research, project work and assessment tasks.
Participants are required to have a copy of the following resources:
HIA Training Services has grouped the units of competency into a series of short courses which provide you with a practical and progressive learning experience. The short courses are listed below, along with the units of competency that are contained within them.
The elective units [E] listed below represent the only approved elective unit options offered by HIA. This is a reduced list which has been taken from the specified electives list contained within the packaging rules for this qualification.
To achieve this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in:
30 nationally recognised units of competency - 22 core units [C] and 8 elective units [E]
|HIA Short courses||Unit of competency||Minimum face-to-face duration*|
|Basic Workplace Skills||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry [C] - CPCCOHS2001A||8 hours|
|Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry [C] - CPCCCM1012A||8 hours|
|Plan and organise work [C] - CPCCCM1013A||8 hours|
|Conduct workplace communication [C] - CPCCCM1014A||8 hours|
|Carry out measurements and calculations [C] - CPCCCM1015A||8 hours|
|Using Carpentry Tools||Use carpentry tools and equipment [C] - CPCCCA2002B||16 hours|
|Use explosive power tools [C] - CPCCCM2007B||16 hours|
|Handle carpentry materials [C] - CPCCCA2011A||8 hours|
|Site Set Out||Read and interpret plans and specifications [C] - CPCCCM2001A||8 hours|
|Carry out setting out [C] - CPCCCA3002A||16 hours|
|Carry out levelling operations [C] - CPCCCA3023A||16 hours|
|Wall and Floor Tiling Systems||Install flooring systems [C] - CPCCCA3003A||32 hours|
|Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground [E] - CPCCCA2003A||8 hours|
|Concreting, Heights and Excavation||Carry out excavation [C] - CPCCCM2002A||8 hours|
|Carry out concreting to simple forms [C] - CPCCCO2013A||8 hours|
|Work safely at heights [C] - CPCCCM2010B||8 hours|
|Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding [C] - CPCCCM2008B||16 hours|
|Timber Wall Framing||Construct wall frames [C] - CPCCCA3004A||28 hours|
|Carry out general demolition of minor building structures [C] - CPCCCA3001A||12 hours|
|Roof Systems||Construct pitched roofs [C] - CPCCCA3007C||32 hours|
|Construct ceiling frames [C] - CPCCCA3005B||8 hours|
|Trusses Roof Systems||Erect roof trusses [C] - CPCCCA3006B||24 hours|
|Construct eaves [C] - CPCCCA3008B||16 hours|
|Windows and Doors||Install and replace windows and doors [E] - CPCCCA3010A||40 hours|
|Fix-out and Wet Areas||Frame and fit wet area fixtures [E] - CPCCCA3012A||20 hours|
|Install lining, panelling and moulding [E] - CPCCCA3013A||20 hours|
|Timber External Stairs||Construct timber external stairs [E] - CPCCCA3016A||40 hours|
|Stair and Ramp Formwork||Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps [E] - CPCCCA3018A||40 hours|
|Cladding and Bulkheads||Install exterior cladding [E] - CPCCCA3017B||20 hours|
|Construct bulkheads [E] - CPCCCA3014A||20 hours|
* In addition to the face-to-face attendance duration listed above, all short courses require self-directed learning through research, project work and successful completion of assessment tasks.
This course is suitable for:
This course is suitable for:
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