CPCCCA3016 - Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs

    Unit code: CPCCCA3016 | Study level: TAFE
    CPCCWHS2001 - Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    (Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to construct, assemble and install timber external stairs of one or more flights to provide access into a building or structure, meeting all relevant requirements of the National Construction Code (NCC), Australian Standards, work health and safety (WHS), and Commonwealth and state or territory legislation.
    The unit includes external stairs:
    *installed from ground level to a landing
    *constructed with open risers and with housed strings or metal brackets to accommodate treads
    *freestanding or installed against an existing wall
    *incorporating timber treads, stringers and balustrading.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare 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 constructing, assembling and installing one flight of timber external stairs from ground level to a minimum height of 1.1 metres, including a handrail and balustrade to the open side of the flight and landing.

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    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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