This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply tuck pointing to brickwork to different types and styles of buildings. It includes planning, preparation, set out and application of tuck pointing.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CPCCBL3017A

Prerequisites

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

Assessment

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: - communication skills to: determine requirements; enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements; share information; listen and understand; follow instructions; - read and interpret: documentation from a variety of sources; drawings and specifications; - report faults; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - use and interpret non-verbal communication, such as hand signals; - numeracy skills to apply measurements and make calculations; - organisational skills, including the ability to plan and set out work; - teamwork skills to work with others to action tasks and relate to people from a range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with varying physical and mental abilities, and; - use a range of mobile technology, such as two-way radio and mobile phones; voice and hand signals to access and understand site-specific instructions.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - brick expansion, growth and control joints; - characteristics and applications of materials for tuck pointing of brickwork; - construction terminology; - finishing of brick joints; - heritage brickwork materials and bonding techniques; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements; - material safety data sheets (MSDS); - materials storage and environmentally friendly waste management; - plans, specifications and drawings; - quality requirements for tuck pointing to brickwork; - techniques for tuck pointing of brickwork; - types, characteristics, uses and limitations of plant, tools and equipment, and; - workplace and equipment safety requirements.

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