Course Title: Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3320 Certificate III in Carpentry

Course Title: Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

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:

Nil



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, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps to form up the concrete that may involve one or more flights in order to provide access between floors and/or landings. It includes timber, metal or prefabricated formwork

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:

CPCCCA3018A Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

Elements:

1. Plan and prepare.

2. Set out formwork.

3. Assemble and erect formwork

4. Strip formwork.

5. Clean up.


Learning Outcomes

Units

Element

Chapter reference

Content reference

Relevant worksheets and questions (by

chapter)

 

1. Plan and prepare.

Chapter 2: Formwork

for stairs and ramps

-

-

 

 

2. Set out formwork.

 

Chapter 2: Formwork for stairs and ramps

Setting out stair formwork/falsework

Student activity 2.1 – Concrete stair formwork innovations

 

 

 

Beams at top of flight

Worksheet 1 – Practical exercise

 

 

CPCCCA3018A –

Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

 

 

 

 

3. Assemble and erect formwork.

 

 

 

 

Chapter 2: Formwork for stairs and ramps

Construction of formwork for reinforced concrete stairs

 

Ramps and raked formwork/falsework

 

 

 

Worksheet 2 – Q1–6

 

Worksheet 3 – Practical exercise

 

 

 

Formwork for other sloping forms

Worksheet 4 – a–i

 

 

 

Release agents

 

 

4. Strip formwork.

Chapter 2: Formwork

for stairs and ramps

Stripping formwork

-

 

5. Clean up.

Chapter 2: Formwork

for stairs and ramps

Stripping formwork

-


Overview of Assessment

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.