Course Title: Construct timber external stairs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3320 Certificate III in Carpentry

Course Title: Construct timber external stairs

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Important Information:

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to construct and install timber external stairs, that may involve one or more flights, to provide access into a structure. It includes timber treads and stringers

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:

CPCCCA3016A Construct timber external stairs

Elements:

1. Plan and prepare

2. Set out and prepare material.

3. Assemble and erect stairs.

4. Fit handrails, balustrade and finish

5. Clean up.


Learning Outcomes

Element

Chapter reference

Content reference

Relevant worksheets and questions (by

chapter)

 

 

1. Plan and prepare.

 

Chapter 9: Construct, assemble and install internal and external timber stairs

Stair terminology Types of stairs

Quality assurance, work

health and safety

Worksheet 1 – Task 1 and 2

 

 

Student activity 9.4 – Designing stairs for easy access

 

 

2. Set out and prepare material.

 

Chapter 9: Construct, assemble and install internal and external timber stairs

 

Setting out stairs

 

Machines used in stair production

Student activity 9.1 – Setting out stairs Student activity 9.2 – Solving a stair problem Worksheet 2 – Q1–12, 18, 19

Student activity 9.3 – Setting out strings

 

3. Assemble and erect stairs.

Chapter 9: Construct, assemble and install internal and external timber stairs

Setting out stairs Installing stairs

Worksheet 3 – Q1–2

Worksheet 4 – Practical exercise Worksheet 2 – Q16–17

 

4. Fit handrails, balustrade and finish.

Chapter 9: Construct, assemble and install internal and external

timber stairs

 

Handrails and balustrades

Worksheet 2 – Q13,14,15

 

Worksheet 4 – Practical exercise

5. Clean up.

Chapter 9: Construct,

assemble and install

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Overview of Assessment

As per your workbook