This unit (CPCCBC4009B) of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply legal requirements to building and construction projects of residential and low rise commercial buildings. ('Low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 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: - ability to research, access and interpret complex documents; - communicate with local or regulatory authorities on matters relating to site conditions or approvals and to negotiate on matters concerning industrial relations by telephone, or face to face; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - use and interpret non-verbal communication; - written skills to communicate by memo, letter, facsimile or email with subcontractors, staff, clients and regulatory authorities; - interpersonal skills relevant to the supervision and monitoring of work processes, and; - numeracy skills to apply calculations.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - building and construction industry contracts; - OHS frameworks and obligations under federal, state and territory legislation and regulation; - organisational policies and procedures related to discrimination and harassment; - reasonable understanding of federal, state or territory anti-discrimination and equal employment opportunity legislation; - risk management processes and practices and the planning required to develop plans; - state or territory building and construction codes, standards and government regulations, and; - workplace safety requirements.

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