This unit specifies the outcomes required to manually cut glass to simple shapes for installation purposes.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CPCCJN3005A

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: - ability to recognise procedures, respond to change and contribute to workplace responsibilities, such as current work site environmental or sustainability frameworks or management systems; - communication skills to: enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand and follow instructions; - read and interpret: drawings and specifications and glazing schedules; - use and interpret non-verbal communication; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - innovation skills to select appropriate tools and equipment, respond to workplace challenges and put ideas into action; - numeracy skills to apply measurements; - planning and organisational skills to identify requirements, apply relevant resources and sequence tasks; - problem solving skills to recognise and take action to rectify minor faults and problems, and; - teamwork skills to be able to work with others to action tasks and relate to people from a range of cultural, social, ethnic backgrounds and with varying physical and mental abilities.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - AS1288 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements; - material handling processes related to glass; - measuring and setting out processes relevant to glass cutting; - safe procedures for glass cutting; - types of glass and their characteristics, and; - workplace and equipment safety requirements.

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