This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to produce typical drawings for the detailing of reinforced concrete components of a building, in accordance with standard practice in AS1100.501 and AS3600.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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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: - consulting and communicating with project personnel; - identifying and following relevant OHS/WHS requirements and procedures; - reading and interpreting building codes and Australian Standards 1100.501; - drafting concrete outlines using elevation, sectional views and details; - applying labelling and dimensioning of reinforcement components; - producing completed technical drawings; - using appropriate system of bar marking to identify reinforcement; - displaying bars and fabric; - preparing bar schedules and calculating steel quantities; - extracting data from AS3600 Concrete Structures Code; - determining splice and anchorage lengths; - drawing details of various types of construction and expansion joints used in reinforced concrete structures, and; - preparing and updating related documents.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - AS3600 Concrete Structures Code, AS2807.1 Residential Reinforced Concrete Code, CIA Reinforced Concrete Detailing Manual and current local practice in placement of reinforcement; - drawing conventions for concrete outline using plans, sections, views and details; - labelling and dimensioning requirements of reinforcement; - drawing conventions; - systems of bar marking to identify reinforcement; - display of bars and fabric; - bar schedules and calculation of steel quantities, and; - AS3600 Concrete Structures Code to determine splice and anchorage lengths for various conditions.

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