CPCCCM1012A - Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

Unit code: CPCCCM1012A | Study level: TAFE


This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. It covers the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions, responsibility required to be accepted by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement activities and sustainable work practices and techniques.

This unit of competency supports the attainment of basic understanding of the structure, culture and role expectations of workers within the construction industry and sustainable use of materials and resources.


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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:

  • communication skills;
  • identifying and accurately reporting to appropriate personnel any faults in tools, equipment or materials;
  • 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;
  • technological skills.

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

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