Course Title: Use construction tools and equipment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2221 Certificate II in Construction

Course Title: Use construction tools and equipment

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 96

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely select and use construction tools and equipment. It includes hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and plant and equipment.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment


1. Plan and prepare.

2. Identify and select hand, power and pneumatic tools.

3. Use tools.

4. Identify, select and use plant and equipment.

5. Clean up.

Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.