This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to prepare, set out and construct eaves, including the cutting and fixing of fascia and barges to provide a finish between the wall and the roof, 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:
*construction of boxed and raked eaves
*finishing of gable ends including verge and flush.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.
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:
*three metres of timber verge gable eaves
*three metres of timber boxed gable eaves
*three metres of timber boxed eaves
*three metres of timber raked eaves
*three metres of steel fascia with hangers.
In constructing these timber eaves, the following must be included:
*an apex junction on the barge board
*a junction between the barge board and the plumb fascia
*a junction of the fascia and eave lining at the valley
*a junction of the fascia and eave lining at the hip.
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.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):