Course Title: Use explosive power tools

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2221 Certificate II in Construction

Course Title: Use explosive power tools

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 16

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply safe and effective operation of explosive power tools (EPT), used to fasten materials or fix fasteners to bases. It includes both direct action and indirect action explosive powered fastening tools.

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:

CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools

Elements:

1. Plan and prepare.

2. Set out fasteners.

3. Use EPT.

4. Secure and store equipment and charges.

5. Maintain EPT and kit.

6. 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.