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RPL Certificate III in Concreting

28 May RPL Certificate III in Concreting

Holding your concreting licence can be very rewarding. According to a news article by news.com.au dated 11 May 2016, NSW concreters earned the most of any trade charging $88.71 an hour. You can make a tonne of dough if you are able to slowly build up your business to have your own plants, trucks and dedicated team.

With the right skills and motivation we would love to add your story to our long list of success stories. Concreters who have gotten their qualification through our RPL program have used our business start up package to get the legal and business advice to develop their own business once they pick up their licence. What are you waiting for; get on board, get qualified, get licensed and hit the ground running with out business start up package.

Getting your concreting experience and skills converted into a nationally recognised qualification is simple, fast and headache free! We will help you attain the right qualification and subjects you need for your concreting contractor’s licence.

What's involved?

1. Free Skills Assessment

You need to have valid industry experience in order to qualify for this RPL program. When you first touch base, we will help you identify your skills and advise on whether this qualification is right for you. As a rule of thumb if you have more than 2 years experience in your field, then you are likely to be eligible.

2. Evidence Portfolio
  • Valid Identification
  • list showing relevant employment history
  • work samples and documents (tender documents, invoices, quotations, plans, sketches etc)
  • letter of employment
  • reference letters from licensed concreters you have worked with
  • photos and videos of your work
  • overseas qualifications
  • related licenses, short courses, accreditation, certificates, transcripts or assessments you have attained
  • Apprenticeship papers (if available)
3. Skills Check
  1. You will be having a conversation covering questions for each unit with our qualified assessor
  2. The assessor may choose to also perform a practical observation.
  3. Where gap training is required, you will need to complete theory or practical assessments as required. Theory components can be completed from home and practical components can be completed at your work site.
4. Qualified!

All certificates are Nationally Recognised and issued by a Qualify Me! partner college. Now you can grab that licence!

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this rpl program you will be awarded a nationally recognised qualification in:

Certificate III in Concreting

Licensing

NSW

Scope of work

Concreting work involves laying/placement of concrete formwork erection (also able to be performed by the holder of the class of carpentry), reinforcement fixing and concreting work associated with the erection of a dwelling or associated with the erection of a garage, an outbuilding, a swimming pool or another structure constructed or to be constructed for use in conjunction with any such dwelling, stencilling of concrete, stamped pattern concrete, exposed aggregate work or,pebblecreting or similar work, repair of concrete work, concrete resurfacing, concrete retaining walls not requiring approval under the Local Government Act 1993 (retaining walls requiring such approval are considered to come under the class of structural landscaping).
Note: this class covers excavation work required as preparation for the laying/placement of concrete but does not include extensive site preparation requiring shoring of excavations or where the structural stability of an adjacent site or structure may be compromised; in such situations the services of a licensed excavator or builder should be engaged.

Qualifications required

CPC30313 Certificate III in Concreting: OR

CPC31511 Certificate III in Formwork/Falsework

Accessed 12/7/16 from: NSW Fair Trading Concreting contractor’s licence

QLD

Scope of work

Concreting including install formwork, reinforcement and concrete.

Qualifications required

CPC30313 Certificate III in Concreting

Plus Approved Managerial Course

Accessed on 12/7/16 from: QBCC Concreting contractor’s licence

VIC

Scope of work

Footings and slabs: This component of domestic building work is limited to footings and slab work for homes and associated class 10 structures. It involves the selection and placement of appropriate footing systems according to the site, soil classifications and the type of proposed construction. It includes:

the construction and installation of all types of reinforced/bulk concrete footing and structural elements for buildings

any site works, work required to gain access to the site, and the removal of any impediments to access the site

underpinning work to level and support existing structures by ensuring they have solid foundations

formwork ‒ that is, the surface of the form and framing used to contain and shape wet concrete until it is self-supporting.

Formwork includes the forms on or within which the concrete is poured, and the frames and bracing that provide stability.

falsework ‒ that is, the temporary structure used to support a permanent structure, material, plant, equipment and people until the construction of the permanent structure has advanced to being self-supporting. Footings and slabs are required to transfer the load from a building to its foundation. They include, but are not limited to: concrete raft slabs, waffle pod slabs, strip footings, pad footings, supported slabs, suspended slabs, columns, beams, staircases, landings and retaining walls.

Experience required

In addition to the above list of general experience required by a person registered as a Domestic Builder, you must have capacity to carry out, manage or arrange the following activities in a competent manner and to a professional standard:

interpreting plans, drawings and specifications, including architectural and engineering specifications

assessing a soil report and preparing foundations and footings according to geotechnical and associated drawings

establishing set-out levels and finished floor levels

undertaking site works and work required to gain access to the site or to remove any impediments to access to the site

erecting and dismantling the required formwork for footings and slabs, and for suspended slabs

constructing footing slabs (which are concrete floors supported on the ground with a separate poured edge strip footing)

constructing slabs, footings, piers and pile systems, and related retention works

constructing slab on the ground (being concrete floors supported on the ground and incorporating integral edge and internal beams)

installing bonded and unbonded topping slabs to existing concrete

undertaking advanced slab systems work such as post-tensioned and pre-tensioned slabs, and suspended floor slabs, including construction relating to:

  • the integration of services to slab
  • penetrations
  • thermal properties and acoustic properties
  • adherence to fire provisions
  • permanent formwork
  • floors with penetration for lift.

installing/applying a moisture barrier

erecting, altering and dismantling the formwork for stairs and ramps

erecting, altering and dismantling the formwork for suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls

 

Qualifications required

CPC30313 Certificate III in Concreting, including the following units of competency:

CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials o CPCCCA3019A Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls

CPCCCO3055A Install topping slabs

CPCCCO3041A Place concrete

CPCCCO3042A Finish concrete

CPCCCO3043A Cure concrete

RIICFW301D Construct underpinning

 

Accessed on 12/7/16 from: Victorian Building Authority Footing and Slabs Concreting contractor’s licence

ACT

Not licensed in this jurisdiction.

Accessed 12/7/16 from: Canberra Concreting Licence

WA

Not licensed in this jurisdiction.

Accessed 12/7/16 from: WA Concreting Licence

SA

Scope of work

Concreting work involves laying/placement of concrete formwork erection (also able to be performed by the holder of the class of carpentry), reinforcement fixing and concreting work associated with the erection of a dwelling or associated with the erection of a garage, an outbuilding, a swimming pool or another structure constructed or to be constructed for use in conjunction with any such dwelling, stencilling of concrete, stamped pattern concrete, exposed aggregate work or,pebblecreting or similar work, repair of concrete work, concrete resurfacing, concrete retaining walls not requiring approval under the Local Government Act 1993 (retaining walls requiring such approval are considered to come under the class of structural landscaping).
Note: this class covers excavation work required as preparation for the laying/placement of concrete but does not include extensive site preparation requiring shoring of excavations or where the structural stability of an adjacent site or structure may be compromised; in such situations the services of a licensed excavator or builder should be engaged.

 

Qualifications required

Pathway 1: Completion of Traineeship – Concreter on or after 1 January 2016 or interstate equivalent

Plus CPCCSF3001A Applying reinforcement schedule.

Pathway 2: CPC30313 Certificate III in Concreting issued before 1 January 2016

Plus CPCCSF3001A Applying reinforcement schedule.

 

Accessed 12/7/16 from: SA CBS Concreting contractor’s licence

TAS

Not licensed in this jurisdiction.

Accessed 12/7/16 from: TAS Concreting Licence

NT

Not licensed in this jurisdiction.

Accessed 12/7/16 from: NT Concreting Licence

Can I apply?

This RPL and trade skills recognition program is available to tradesmen with local experience or local students that have completed partial studies in Australia. We also have programs to help migrants fast-track their qualifications providing they have relevant experience, qualifications and well aware of the Australian standards and requirements.

Ready to start?

What are you waiting for? Contact Us today. Free call: 1800 765 295

8 Comments
  • Aliki
    Posted at 10:06h, 15 March Reply

    I need your help on how to get this certificate III in concereting

  • Shane Stephen Blinco
    Posted at 09:43h, 16 April Reply

    Want to be Qualified

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 08:06h, 19 April Reply

      Hi Shane,

      One of our course advisors will give you a call.

  • Daniel oneill
    Posted at 00:08h, 28 May Reply

    Want to be qualified

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 16:23h, 30 May Reply

      Let’s do this!

      A course advisor will touch base soon

  • Zivanai Ziwenga
    Posted at 12:05h, 21 June Reply

    Applying for certificate 111 in concreting

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 22:04h, 21 June Reply

      A course advisor will touch base shortly.

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