This unit specifies the outcomes required to construct fabricated stairs, which may involve one or more flights in their structure and could incorporate fabricated components that are alternatives to timber components.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CPCCJS3006A

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; follow instructions; - read and interpret drawings and specifications; - 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 and calculations; - 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: - BCA requirements relevant to stairs; - factors governing design of stairs; - interpretation of drawings and specifications; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements; - measurement and calculation processes related to lineal measurements in stair design; - stair construction techniques; - terminology of stair components and dimensional relationships; - types and characteristics of stairs, and; - types and uses of materials used in stair construction.

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