This unit (CPCCOM1012) of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry. The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers. 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 unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Unit details

Study level:
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: *working effectively as a member of a team to plan and perform a construction task *working with members of a team to review the team's purpose, roles, responsibilities, goals, plans and objectives *listing own existing skills and the additional skills required for a selected tradesperson or skilled operator role in the construction industry *identifying environmental and resource efficiency requirements that apply to entry level roles in the construction industry *preparing basic reports on each of an environmental hazard and a resource efficiency issue. All work must be performed to the standard required in the workplace.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: *skills and knowledge required to work effectively in the construction industry *construction job roles and employment opportunities in the construction industry *techniques for working effectively in a construction team environment *techniques for determining own skills and skills required for career opportunities *environment and resource efficiency requirements in the construction industry.

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