Project Description

Work in concreting operations on residential and commercial projects.

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What is this course about?

The CPC30318- Certificate III in Concreting reflects the role of concreters working in concreting operations on residential and commercial projects.

Occupational titles include:

  • concreter
  • concrete tilt panel fabricator.

This qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work in concreting.

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

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to concreting in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Who should do it?

This qualification is suitable for anyone currently working as a concreter or concrete tilt panel fabricator a construction environment.

How will undertaking this course benefit you?

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

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to concreting in some states and territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.

Participants resources that are required 

All participants of Best Option Training are required to complete and Language, Literacy and Numeracy test to the level of the qualification.

All participants will need basic computer skills and access to wifi and a laptop or computer with a web camera, as all assessments are completed online.

Are there any entry requirements?

Participants should have a minimum of four years’ experience working in a relevant role, and must hold a current Construction Induction (White) Card and/or a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in the Construction Industry.

All participants must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). To obtain yours, go to www.usi.gov.au and follow the prompts to create your USI. Enter your Unique Student Identifier (USI) (if you already have one) You may already have a USI if you have done any nationally recognised training, which could include training at work, completing a first aid course or RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) course, getting a white card, or studying at a TAFE or training organisation. It is important that you try to find out whether you already have a USI before attempting to create a new one. You should not have more than one USI. To check if you already have a USI, use the ‘Forgotten USI’ link on the USI website at https://www.usi.gov.au/faqs/i-have-forgotten-my-usi/.

You are currently working on active construction projects

You have more than three (3) years’ experience in the building and construction industry (experience must be within the last ten (10) years)

You must be 15 years or older

How much does this course cost?

The RPL course fees are $4,000.

Best Option Training cannot accept more than $1,500 as a deposit.

How long will it take to complete this course?

This course takes 3 months to complete.

How is it delivered?

This training provider offers courses in the following delivery modes:

Face to face training

In-person training delivered at the Villawood Education and Skills development centre or another venue chosen by Best Option Training.. Also known as ‘on-campus’, ‘in-class’, ‘traditional face-to-face’, ‘on-RTO-site’ delivery. All assessments are delivered online.

Offsite training

Best Option Training can deliver in-person training using facilities at-or-near a client’s workplace, or else in a mobile manner (eg. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course). Also known as ‘workplace’, ‘mobile’, ‘on-client-site’ delivery. All assessments are delivered online.

Flexible learning

Flexible delivery for Best Option Training works because there are no terms, no intakes, when you want to start your course you enrol, pay a deposit and start. We are truly flexible. Our students can go as quickly or as slowly as they want. If you have the time start today. All our courses are online and self-paced

Online (training available online or via email submission)
Self-paced (training has no set class times of set submission dates)

As Best Option Training uses an online Leaning Management System, courses can be offered Face to Face, blended, or online.

Mixed mode training

A combination of various delivery modes. If you attend classes, all assessments are still online

Where is it?

Villawood Education and Skills development centre or another venue chosen by Best Option Training.

What do I get from it?

Upon successful completion participants receive a Certificate for CPC30320- Certificate III in Concreting issued by Best Option Training RTO Code 41246

To obtain a licence for concreting please follow the link Fair Trading

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To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 22 units of competency:
  • 17 core units
  • 5 elective units.

For the elective units:

  • 3 units must be selected from Group A
  • the remaining 2 elective units may be selected from Group A and/or Group B or from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate III or Certificate IV level.

Prerequisite units of competency

An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit(s) must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. Check the unit of competency for information on specific prerequisite requirements. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification.

Core units
CPCCCA3002*Carry out setting out
CPCCCA3028*Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCM2002*Carry out hand excavation
CPCCCM2006Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOM1012Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1014Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM2001*Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCON2021*Handle concreting materials and components
CPCCON2022*Select, use and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment
CPCCON3035*Determine concrete supply requirements
CPCCON3041*Place concrete
CPCCON3042*Finish concrete
CPCCON3043*Cure concrete
CPCCSF2004*Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Elective units
Group A: Specialist elective units
CPCCON3036*Plan concrete work and brief team
CPCCON3044*Apply decorative finishes to concrete
CPCCON3046*Repair and rectify concrete
CPCCON3047*Cut concrete
CPCCON3048*Construct tilt panels on site
CPCCON3049*Apply and finish sprayed concrete
CPCCON3050*Carry out high performance concreting
CPCCON3051*Conduct off-form vertical concrete operations
CPCCON3053*Slump test concrete
CPCCON3054*Operate concrete agitator trucks
CPCCON3055*Install topping slabs
CPCCON3056*Conduct concrete pump delivery operations
CPCCON3057*Core concrete
Group B: General elective units
CPCCCM2007*Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008*Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012*Work safely at heights
CPCCLBM3001Licence to operate a concrete placing boom
CPCCOM1016Identify requirements for safe precast and tilt-up work
CPCCSF2003*Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
CPCCSF3001*Apply reinforcement schedule

What do I need to bring?

  • 100 points of identification
  • A pen
  • Closed footwear
  • High visibility shirt or vest
  • Students are required to have access to the internet and a computer with a webcam.

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