CPCCBL3017 - Carry out tuck pointing and repointing to masonry

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Unit code: CPCCBL3017 | Study level: TAFE
CPCCWHS2001 - Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to apply repointing and decorative tuck pointing for joint finishes to masonry on different types and styles of buildings.
This unit applies to bricklayers, and stonemasons who work on new, existing and heritage structures. It is suitable for people operating with some autonomy.
A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without needing close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.


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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:
*a candidate must meet the performance criteria of this unit by tuck pointing and repointing the bed and perpendicular joints of a masonry wall.
In doing this, the candidate must:
*apply decorative tuck pointing to a minimum of two square metres to a specified colour and finish
*apply repointing to a minimum of two square metres.

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.

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