This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install material finishes applied to an external framed wall surface for the purpose of weatherproofing and securing the building. It includes sheet material, weatherboarding of timber, plastic, metal and fibre cement sheet.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Other
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CPCCCA3017B

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; plans, specifications and drawings; - 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: - construction terminology; - exterior cladding materials and techniques; - flashing and sarking; - 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; - plant, tools and equipment types, characteristics, uses and limitation; - processes for the calculation of material requirements; - quality requirements of exterior cladding; - safe use of scaffolding; - wall frame construction, and; - workplace and equipment safety requirements.

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