This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to select, set out, erect and brace timber and steel roof trusses in preparation for the installation of waterproof roof coverings, meeting all relevant requirements of the National Construction Code (NCC), Australian Standards, National Association of Steel-framed Housing (NASH) Standards, work health and safety (WHS), and Commonwealth and state or territory legislation.
The unit includes erection of manufactured roof trusses in accordance with AS 4440 Installation of nail-plated timber roof trusses.
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:
*setting out and erecting timber trusses manufactured to AS 4440 Installation of nail-plated timber roof trusses and steel trusses to the requirements of the NASH Standards including:
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):