This qualification provides a trade outcome in stair building and installation, covering work for residential and commercial applications. Salam is a stair builder and specialises in the manufacture, assembly and installation of a variety of stair designs, hand railings and stair components for both commercial and residential applications. Some of his capabilities include being able to: use carpentry tools and equipment; handle carpentry materials; carry out levelling operations; work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry; plan and organise work; conduct workplace communication; carry out measurements and calculations; read and interpret plans and specifications; work safely at heights; and applying OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry. His set of skills and knowledge can be seen below.

CPCCCA3023A Carry out levelling operations

Salam has the ability to conduct levelling procedures using the rise and fall method and the height of instrument method for the purpose of establishing correct and accurate set out of buildings, their components and preparation. This includes the setup, testing and use of levelling devices and undertaking closed traverses using a range of levelling equipment

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

Salam has the ability to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. This includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail

CPCCJN3001A Use static machines

Salam has the ability to use static machines, which are those fixed to a set location for their operation, as applies with off-site manufacturing processes. He can identify static machines, their operation and safety requirements; prepare machine for use; operate machine; maintain machine and attachments; and clean up

CPCCJN3002A Use computer-controlled machinery

Salam has the ability to program, load and operate computer-controlled machinery for the production of components. He is able to carry out data input adjustments; transfer program to machine control; demonstrate operation of the loaded program to control the machine; and clean up

CPCCJS3002A Manufacture stair components for straight flighted stairs

Salam has the ability to undertake the manufacturing processes required to prepare and manufacture components for the assembly of straight flighted stairs. He is able to prepare strings for assembly; prepare post for spiral stair; prepare newels for assembly; cut treads, risers and wedges to length and shape; prepare balustrade components; finish surface and preassemble stair; and clean up

CPCCJS3003A Assemble and install stairs

Salam has the ability to assemble prepared components required for the assembly and installation of a timber stair to location. He can select and prepare materials and components; assemble strings and newels; install treads and risers; assemble and install landings; install handrail and balustrade; install spiral stair and curved strings; secure stair to structure and line spandril area; and clean up

CPCCJS3004A Manufacture and install continuous handrailing and special stair components

Salam has the ability to prepare, join and install continuous handrailing and special stair components. Special stair components include wreaths, scrolls, bullnosed steps and decorative features. Salam is able to prepare wreath for continuous handrailing; join and mould wreath to straight sections; manufacture scroll and join to handrail; manufacture and install bullnosed steps; manufacture and install brackets and decorative features; and clean up

CPCCJS3005A Manufacture stair components for curved and geometric stairs

Salam has the ability to undertake the manufacturing processes required to prepare and manufacture components for the assembly of curved and geometric stairs. He can manufacture strings for geometric curves; prepare strings for assembly; set out and manufacture curved and geometric stair post for spiral stairs; prepare newels for assembly; cut treads, risers and wedges to length and shape; prepare balustrade components; finish surface and preassemble stair; and clean up

CPCCJS3006A Construct fabricated stairs

Salam has the ability to construct fabricated stairs, which may involve one or more flights in their structure and could incorporate fabricated components that are alternatives to timber components

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Salam has the ability to follow emergency procedures and carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. This requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others

CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations

Salam has the ability to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment

CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work

Salam has the ability to plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. He is capable of identifying task requirements, planning steps and organising work. Salam regularly reviews the planning and organising processes

CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication

Salam has the ability to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. This includes gathering, conveying and receiving information through verbal and written forms of communication. He can carry out face-to-face routine communication as well as participate in simple on-site meeting processes

CPCCJS3011A Design and set out stairs

Salam has the ability to design and set out dressed material to prepare for manufacturing processes in preparation for the assembly of components to construct a stair. He can set out strings for a stair, set out newels and set out component parts

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

Salam has the ability to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. This covers the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions, responsibility required to be accepted by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement activities and sustainable work practices and techniques

CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials

Salam is able to safely manually handle, store and apply environmental management principles associated with carpentry materials and components. This includes preparing material for mechanical handling

CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment

Salam is able to safely select and use carpentry tools and equipment. This includes hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, plant and equipment. He can identify and select hand, power and pneumatic tools; use tools; identify, select and use plant and equipment; and clean up work sites

CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights

Salam has the ability to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required. He can identify work area requirements, access work area and conduct work tasks

CPCCCA3013A Install lining, panelling and moulding

Salam has the ability to prepare, set out and install lining and panelling to either masonry or timber/metal framed walls. This includes the installation of mouldings to provide decorative finishes. He can install lining/panelling, cut and fix standard architrave mouldings and clean up work sites

CPCCCA3015A Assemble partitions

Salam has the ability to set out and assemble partitions for the purpose of dividing areas into useable spaces. This includes prefabricated and demountable partitions constructed of timber or metal

CPCCCA3016A Construct timber external stairs

Salam has the ability to construct and install timber external stairs that may involve one or more flights, to provide access into a structure. This includes timber treads and stringers. He can set out and prepare material; assemble and erect stairs; fit handrails, balustrade and finish; and clean up work areas

CPCCJN3004A Manufacture joinery components

Salam has the ability to carry out machining and manufacturing processes for component material in preparation for assembling joinery components. He can select and prepare materials for use in joinery production process; manufacture components; secure and hold components in place; fabricate assembled components; process for manufacture and fabrication sequencing is monitored; and clean up work sites

CPCCPD3021A Prepare surfaces for painting

Salam has the ability to restore, repair and prepare different material surfaces for the application of paint. This includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of new or uncoated surfaces, preparation of previously coated surfaces, preparation of previously wallpapered surfaces for painting and completion of clean-up activities. He is able to remove wallpaper and prepare surface for painting and clean up work sites

CPCCSH2002A Use aluminium sections for fabrication

Salam has the ability to use aluminium sections in fabricated structures and the methods of joining the sections. He can identify extruded aluminium sections; identify methods of joining sections; use sections to construct frames; and clean up work areas

CPCCSH2003A Apply and install sealant and sealant devices

Salam has the ability to prepare and apply sealants and sealant devices to structures

CPCCSH3001A Set out and assemble cabinets, showcases, wall units, counters and workstations

Salam has the ability to set out component parts and assemble and fit them to complete the construction of a fitment. He can develop set-out; mark out material for components; carry out manufacturing processes on components; assemble carcase; assemble and fit benchtops; assemble and install drawers; fit doors and drawer fronts; and clean up

CPCCSH3005A Apply and trim decorative finishes

Salam has the ability to prepare and apply decorative and ornamental edgings and add-ons as finishes to specified designs. He is able to identify types of decorative finishes and requirements for fixing; carry out fixing processes and finishing techniques; and clean up