CPCCBC5006B - Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects

Unit code: CPCCBC5006B | Study level: TAFE


This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply site
surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building and
construction projects. It addresses the skills and practices required to
measure, record and interpret data using measuring and levelling
equipment and to set out building projects. The ability to operate
specific surveying equipment and apply calculations and knowledge of
the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and Australian standards are


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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:
application of design concepts and principles to survey and site set-out;

  • application of measurements and calculations to survey and site set-out;
  • enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand;
  • perform survey and levelling procedures with others;
  • read and interpret: drawings and specifications; state regulatory authority requirement; other relevant documentation;
  • use and interpret non-verbal communication;
  • use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences;
  • interpretation skills to understand documentation from a wide range of sources, including state regulatory authority requirements, and;
  • numeracy skills to apply measurements and calculations.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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