This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to erect and dismantle a range of modular scaffolding systems to provide work platforms for construction purposes. It includes edge protection, access ways and falsework (scaffold support systems for formwork).

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Other
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CPCCSC2002A

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; 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; - written skills to complete inspection log and handover; - identifying and accurately reporting to appropriate personnel any faults in tools, equipment or materials; - numeracy skills to apply measurements and 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: - general construction terminology; - job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements; - lifting devices; - material safety data sheets (MSDS); - materials storage and environmentally friendly waste management; - plans, drawings and specifications; - plant, tools and equipment types, characteristics, uses and limitations; - processes for the calculation of material requirements; - quality requirements; - relevant Acts, regulations and codes of practice; - scaffolding equipment and techniques, and; - workplace and equipment safety requirements.

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