This unit (CPCCBC4006B) of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the systems through which materials are typically selected, acquired and stored on site for projects described by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as low rise building or construction work (low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Class 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction).

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - analysis and report preparation; - application of safe work practices and materials handling; - apply numeracy skills to workplace requirements; - enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand; - communicate with manufacturers and suppliers of materials; - provide advice and information to regulatory authorities; - read and interpret: contracts; drawings and specifications; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - use and interpret non-verbal communication; - development and management of standardised processes, and; - supervision of small teams.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - alternative materials that can be specified in construction projects; - building and construction materials and technologies; - Building Code of Australia (Class 1 and 10 and Class 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, but not including Type A or Type B construction); - construction supply processes; - construction and contracting equipment and its use; - environmental effects on various building and construction materials; - relevant state or territory building and construction codes, standards and regulations; - testing procedures for construction materials, and; - workplace safety requirements.

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