This qualification provides a trade outcome in construction of formwork and falsework. Jack is a formworker and works in residential and commercial applications. He has common skills for the construction industry, and also specialises in a field of formwork. Jack has the ability to prepare falsework that provides temporary support structures for forms and undertake formwork. He can make panels and accessories that mould to form a desired shape with concrete, such as slabs, support beams, columns and walls. Jack's set of skills and knowledge can be seen below

CPCCCA2002A Use carpentry tools and equipment

Jack can safely identify, select and use carpentry tools and equipment, including hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, plant and equipment. He can clean up his work site

CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials

Jack can safely manually handle, store and apply environmental management principles associated with carpentry materials and components. He has the ability to prepare material for mechanical handling. He can clean up the work site

CPCCCA3001A Carry out general demolition of minor building structures

Jack is able to carry out general demolition work of minor building structures to facilitate alterations, extensions and additions to a building. He always ensures that his work is being completed to a work schedule, plans and specifications. Jack can clean up a work site

CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out

Jack can identify site boundaries and survey indicators. He has capabilities in establishing, measuring and setting up profiled set outs for buildings and structural components of building work. Jack can set out first line for building alignment, set out right angled corners, install other building lines and check that building lines are square. Jack can perform clean up duties

CPCCCA3023A Carry out levelling operations

Jack 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. Jack can conduct the set-up, perform testing and use of levelling devices and undertake closed traverses using a range of levelling equipment. Jack can calculate distances using stadia lines

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

Jack has the ability to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. He can carry out the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions. Jack can identify industry structure, occupations, job roles and work conditions. He accepts responsibility for own workload and can also work well in a team. He is able to identify his own development needs, identify current resource use and identify opportunities to improve resource efficiency. Jack always complies with environmental regulations

CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work

Jack can plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. He is capable in identifying task requirements, planning steps and organising work. Jack regularly reviews planning and organising processes

CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication

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

CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations

Jack 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. He is able to estimate approximate quantities

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

Jack can read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. He is able to carry out 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

CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation

Jack has the ability to undertake hand excavation tasks and excavations requiring the assistance of plant machinery to form excavations for footings, and the provision of services. This includes excavation to new and existing sites, and new services or the diversion of existing services

CPCCCM2007A Use explosive power tools

Jack can apply safe and effective operation of explosive power tools (EPT), used to fasten materials or fix fasteners to bases, this includes both direct action and indirect action explosive powered fastening tools. He can secure and store equipment and charges, maintain EPT and kit, and clean up a work site

CPCCCM2008A Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

Jack is able to erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications, this includes placement of safety barriers and only involves modular scaffolding restricted to a height of 4 metres. Jack is able to inspect, repair, alter and dismantle scaffolding. He can clean up a work site

CPCCCM2010A Work safely at heights

Jack works 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 is able to identify work area requiremnts, access the work area and conduct work tasks

CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms

Jack has the ability to safely install formwork, reinforcement and place and finish concrete for the construction of minor slabs, pathways and other minor works to a specified design finish. Jack has capabilities to carry out duties such as positioning the truck, placing concrete from truck to work area, spreading concrete and cleaning up site

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

Jack has the ability to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. He performs his 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. Jack can identify and assess risks, identify hazardous materials and other hazards on work sites. Jack is capable of following emergency procedures

CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

Jack has the ability to erect and dismantle formwork to footings and slabs on ground, to establish levels and contain finished concrete. This includes forming basic slabs and forming rebates to slabs on ground and steps to strip footings. Jack can plan and prepare, erect formwork, strip formwork and clean up a work site

CPCCCA3018A Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

Jack is able to construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps to form up the concrete that may involve one or more flights in order to provide access between floors and/or landings. This includes timber, metal or prefabricated formwork

CPCCCA3019A Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls

Jack is able to erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls to contain concrete in above ground construction. This includes timber, metal or prefabricated formwork of modular or in situ design

CPCCCA3015A Assemble partitions

Jack has capabilities 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

Jack is able 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 has the ability to set out and prepare material, assemble and erect stairs, fit handrails, balustrade and finish. Jack can clean up a work site

CPCCCM3001B Operate elevated work platforms

Jack can safely and effectively operate some types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) in a variety of different terrains and situations to access isolated work areas. He is able to locate, set up, operate and shut down EWPs. He is able to plan and prepare, conduct routine checks of platform, locate equipment in place for work application, elevate platform to work location, lower platform and shut down. Jack is able to clean up a work site

CPCCSF2003A Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment

Jack has the ability to heat, cut and bend construction materials using oxy-LPG equipment. He is competent in planning and preparing for the work, setting up and testing of the equipment, cutting materials, heating and bending materials, shutdown of equipment and completion of clean-up activities

CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials

Jack has the ability to place and fix reinforcement for concrete work as part of construction processes. This includes the planning and preparation for the work, final preparation for placement, placing and fixing reinforcement, checking the reinforcement and completing clean-up activities. Jack always checks reinforcement prior to concrete pour.

RIICCM210A Install trench support

Jack is able to carry out the installation of trench support in the civil construction industry. This includes planning and preparing, installing trench shoring, removing trench shoring, and cleaning up