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Carry Out Basic Demolition
This course covers the endorsed industry competency standard to carry out general demolition.
It is designed to develop the skills and knowledge required to understand the hazards involved in demolishing a building.
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry.
Nominal hours: 32
Delivery pattern: One day a week over 5 weeks
Carry Out Setting Out
Erect and Dismantle Restricted Height Scaffolding
Pre-requisite: Red/White Card
Nominal hours: 40
Work Safely at Heights
This course covers the various hazards involved with working at height. Workers will also be instructed in the safe and correct fit of fall arrest equipment.
Nominal hours: 8
Use Explosive Power Tools
Undertake preparations for refractory work CPCCBC4041A
Construct a fire brick wall arch using refractory materials CPCCBC4042A
This course is designed for workers who want to gain specialised skills and knowledge in the building of flue walls, furnaces and general fire brickwork. It is suitable for workers who are proficient bricklayers who are wishing to up-skill.
Modes of delivery vary according to location and industry projects available at the time.
Nominal hours: 34
Certificate II in Building and Construction (Bricklaying, Carpentry, Painting and Decorating, Wall and Ceiling Lining, Wall and Floor Tiling and Solid Plastering) Pre-apprenticeship
The CFMEU offers units of this Certificate for schools participating in the building industry VET in Schools program. The qualification was developed for new entrants wanting to gain an apprenticeship.
Certificates in General Construction
The CFMEU Education and Training Unit is registered to provide 11 qualifications from the Construction Plumbing and Integrated Services Framework Training Package.
Certificate I courses have been developed for vocational education and training in schools programs, and comprise the core competencies common to Certificate II and all Certificate III qualifications.
Certificate II is an amalgamation and update of the competencies previously offered under traineeships for Construction Worker Grades 1 and 2.
Certificate III is a 'trade equivalent' qualification. The mix of core and elective competencies will vary according to the occupational outcome nominated. The CFMEU usually provides selected units of these courses to assist in meeting skills gaps for existing workers. New entrants and apprentices need to complete the full qualification for their trade, and should contact the CFMEU's Apprentice Officer to obtain advice on suitable options for their TAFE training.
The CFMEU currently offers components of the trade qualifications listed below. From 2013 the CFMEU hopes to offer pre-apprenticeship and trade accreditation training.
Certificate III in Bricklaying/ blocklaying
Certificate III in Carpentry
Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining
Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Specialist Trades)
Skills Recognition - (other certificate courses)
Certificate I in Construction
Certificate II in Construction
Certificate III in Demolition
Certificate III in Dogging
Certificate III in Rigging
Certificate III in Scaffolding
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