Certificate III in Paving

Certificate III in Paving

Course Code
:
CPC31611
Department
:
Primary Industries & Environment
Study Area(s)
:
Landscaping and Paving
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Full-time(6 months)

Start Date(s): We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time.
End Date(s): Rolling enrolment.
Days and Time: Flexible based on workplace requirements.

Course Overview

This qualification provides a trade outcome in paving for domestic or commercial projects. It is designed for delivery in the workplace.

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Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AHCLSC303AConstruct brick and/or block structures and features100
AHCLSC307AImplement a retaining wall project100
CPCCBL3004AConstruct masonry steps and stairs32
CPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry20
CPCCCM1013APlan And Organise Work20
CPCCCM1014AConduct Workplace Communication20
CPCCCM1015ACarry Out Measurements And Calculations20
CPCCCM2001ARead And Interpret Plans And Specifications36
CPCCCM2002ACarry Out Excavation16
CPCCCM2004AHandle Construction Materials16
CPCCCM2005BUse Construction Tools And Equipment96
CPCCCM2006BApply Basic Levelling Procedures8
CPCCCO2013ACarry Out Concreting To Simple Forms20
CPCCOHS2001AApply Ohs Requirements, Policies And Procedures In The Construction Industry20
CPCCPA3001APrepare subgrade, base and bedding course for segmental paving16
CPCCPA3002ALay segmental pavers40
CPCCPA3003ACut segmental pavers8
CPCCPA3004AFinish segmental paving8
CPCCPA3005AMaintain And Repair Segmental Paving12
CPCCSF2004APlace And Fix Reinforcement Materials80
CPCCVE1011AUndertake A Basic Construction Project40


How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

Additional comments

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

What will I study?

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as four specialist fields of work.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

 

For Business and Industry


We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2019 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$728.00
$145.6
$10119.2
Apprentice/Trainee
$
$
$

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0

Average course
consumable fees*
$0

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2019 Student Services Fee (Table 3)


 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2019: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
728 728 $1.00 $0.20 $13.90

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2019. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Broadmeadows campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead to opportunities in landscape construction, paving and garden maintenance.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in:

  • Regulatory, legislative, licensing and organisational requirements
  • Environmental and OHS requirements, including material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Codes and standards
  • Plans and drawings
  • Specifications
  • Safety signs and symbols
  • Organisational policies and procedures
  • Soil class charts
  • Designs
  • Understands relevant definitions, terminology, symbols, abbreviations and language
  • Records relevant information using standard workplace documentation
  • Applies measurements and calculations using appropriate equipment, formula and records as required
  • Reports and records hazards and risks

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Paving (CPC31611). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

On completion of this course students may commence a Certificate IV in Landscape Design AHC50616.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form which can be obtained from the institute by calling the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au. This course may also have a mid-year intake.

How will I be selected for this course?

Students must complete a Literacy, Learning and Numeracy test and Pre-Training Review.