Apply codes and standards to building trade and services contracting

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCCBC4034A, 'Apply codes and standards to building trade and services contracting'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Access and interpret relevant code and standard requirements.

1.1. Clauses from the national industry code (BCA or PCA) that apply to relevant trade areas are identified.

1.2. Prescriptive requirements of relevant BCA or PCA clauses are determined.

1.3. Requirements of relevant Australian standards are accessed and interpreted accordingly.

1.4. Application of relevant state and territory variations and the identified schedule of referenced documents within the BCA or PCA are accessed and their application evaluated.

2. Apply relevant codes and standards.

2.1. Relevant standards and codes are applied to the selection of work methods.

2.2. Relevant standards and codes are applied to the selection of materials and equipment.

2.3. Assessment methods are put in place to ensure compliance with relevant codes and standards.

3. Manage ongoing compliance with codes and standards.

3.1. Strategies are identified to ensure current standards and codes are accessed and used.

3.2. Mechanisms are identified and used to inform workers of the required application of relevant codes and standards.

3.3. Impact of new materials, equipment or work processes on compliance with relevant standards and codes is evaluated before implementation.

3.4. Relevant documentation and reporting processes are identified and completed in accordance with the relevant codes and standards.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCBC4034A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC40708 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Trade Contracting)
  • CPC40808 - Certificate IV in Swimming Pool and Spa Building
  • CPC50408 - Diploma of Plumbing and Services
  • CPC50611 - Diploma of Hydraulic Services Design
  • CPC40611 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Specialist Trades)
  • CPC40911 - Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services

And the skillsets: