Qualification details

CPC31611 - Certificate III in Paving (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 17/Jan/2017
(View details for release 2) Replaced07/Feb/2013
(View details for release 1) Replaced19/May/2011

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes CPC31608 - Certificate III in Paving 20/May/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AHCLSC303 - Construct brick and block structures and featuresConstruct brick and block structures and features Elective
AHCLSC307A - Implement a retaining wall projectImplement a retaining wall project N/A
BSBSMB301 - Investigate micro business opportunitiesInvestigate micro business opportunities Elective
BSBSMB406 - Manage small business financesManage small business finances Elective
CPCCBL3004A - Construct masonry steps and stairsConstruct masonry steps and stairs N/A
CPCCCA3001A - Carry out general demolition of minor building structuresCarry out general demolition of minor building structures N/A
CPCCCM1012A - Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industryWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry Core
CPCCCM1013A - Plan and organise workPlan and organise work Core
CPCCCM1014A - Conduct workplace communicationConduct workplace communication Core
CPCCCM1015A - Carry out measurements and calculationsCarry out measurements and calculations Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 331111 Bricklayer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4414-11 Bricklayer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Landscaping,Building Trades 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Paver 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 331111 Bricklayer 09/Feb/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4414-11 Bricklayer 09/Feb/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 09/Feb/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 19/May/2011 
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Modification History

Version

Comment

1

Revised qualification deemed equivalent to CPC31611

2

Core and elective units revised resulting in a number of unit identifier changes

3

Update superseded imported units from elective list with equivalent current unit for:

  • AHCLSC303A to AHCLSC303
  • BSBSMB301A to BSBSMB301
  • BSBSMB406A to BSBSMB406
  • RIIWMG203A to RIIWMG203D

This version released with CPC08 Version 9.3.

Description

This qualification provides a trade outcome in paving for domestic or commercial projects.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Paver.

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as four specialist fields of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability skill 

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include: 

Communication 

  • Communicates with clients, colleagues and others using effective and appropriate communication techniques, including:
  • Clear and direct communication
  • Active listening
  • Verbal and non-verbal language
  • Questioning to identify and confirm requirements
  • Language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences
  • Follows instructions from supervisor and other relevant persons
  • Understands, interprets and applies information as required from:
  • Regulatory, legislative, licensing and organisational requirements
  • Environmental and OHS requirements, including material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Codes and standards
  • Plans and drawings
  • Specifications
  • Safety signs and symbols
  • Organisational policies and procedures
  • Soil class charts
  • Designs
  • Understands relevant definitions, terminology, symbols, abbreviations and language
  • Records relevant information using standard workplace documentation
  • Applies measurements and calculations using appropriate equipment, formulas and records as required
  • Reports and records hazards and risks

Teamwork 

  • Works as part of a team
  • Provides assistance and encouragement to other team members
  • Initiates and encourages improvements in team performance
  • Identifies and utilises the strengths of other team members
  • Relates to people from diverse social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with varying physical and mental abilities
  • Coordinates and actions tasks
  • Participates in on-site meetings

Problem solving 

  • Examines tools and equipment prior to use for damage, missing components or other defects
  • Identifies typical faults and problems and takes necessary remedial action
  • Rectifies simple faults with tools and equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance as required
  • Checks materials and products for conformity to specifications

Initiative and enterprise 

  • Identifies opportunities to improve resource efficiency and makes suggestions as appropriate
  • Responds to change and workplace challenges
  • Puts ideas into action
  • Maximises use of resources by recycling, re-using or using appropriate disposal methods

Planning and organising 

  • Identifies hazards and implements appropriate hazard control measures
  • Selects and uses appropriate materials, tools and equipment
  • Determines material quantity requirements
  • Prioritises and sequences tasks
  • Applies time management skills to ensure work is completed to time requirements

Self management 

  • Evaluates own actions and makes judgements about performance and necessary improvements
  • Contributes to workplace responsibilities, such as current work site environmental/sustainability frameworks or management systems
  • Manages own performance to meet workplace standards
  • Seeks support to improve work performance
  • Cleans up work area, including tools and equipment

Learning 

  • Identifies own learning needs and seeks skill development as required
  • Is open to learning new ideas and techniques

Technology 

  • Uses calculators
  • Uses and operates a range of tools and equipment correctly and safely

Packaging Rules

Packaging rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 21 units of competency:
  • 18 core units
  • 3 elective units.

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

Core units 

CPCCCM1012A

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1013A

Plan and organise work

CPCCCM1014A

Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1015A

Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM2001A

Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM2004A

Handle construction materials

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCVE1011A

Undertake a basic construction project

Segmental paving preparation field of work 

CPCCCM2002A

Carry out excavation

CPCCCM2006B

Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCO2013A

Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCPA3001A

Prepare subgrade, base and bedding course for segmental paving

Segmental paver laying field of work 

CPCCPA3002A

Lay segmental pavers

CPCCPA3003A

Cut segmental pavers

CPCCPA3004A

Finish segmental paving

Steps and retaining wall construction field of work 

AHCLSC307A

Implement a retaining wall project

CPCCBL3004A

Construct masonry steps and stairs

Paving maintenance field of work 

CPCCPA3005A

Maintain and repair segmental paving

Elective units 

AHCLSC303

Construct brick and block structures and features

BSBSMB301

Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBSMB406

Manage small business finances

CPCCCA3001A

Carry out general demolition of minor building structures

CPCCCM2003B

Calculate and cost construction work

CPCCCM2005B

Use construction tools and equipment

CPCCDE2012A

Carry out manual general demolition

CPCCSF2004A

Place and fix reinforcement materials

RIIWMG203D

Drain and dewater civil construction site

Custom Content Section

Not applicable.

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