Manufacture stair components for straight flighted stairs

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCCJS3002A, 'Manufacture stair components for straight flighted stairs'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare.

1.1. Work instructions and operational details are obtained using relevant information, confirmed and applied for planning and preparation purposes.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements are followed in accordance with safety plans and policies.

1.3. Signage and barricade requirements are identified and implemented.

1.4. Tools and equipment selected to carry out tasks are consistent with job requirements, checked for serviceability and any faults are rectified or reported prior to commencement.

1.5. Material quantity requirements are calculated in accordance with plans, specifications and quality requirements.

1.6. Materials appropriate to the work application are identified, obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.

1.7. Environmental requirements are identified for the project in accordance with environmental plans and statutory and regulatory authority requirements, and are applied.

2. Prepare strings for assembly.

2.1. Strings are set out for treads and risers with nosing marked accurately, housings cut and waste removed accurately to set-out and depth.

2.2. Grooves or mortises to receive balusters are run/carried out to set-out requirements.

2.3. Open strings are cut to set-out shape for treads and risers and ends of strings are cut to set-out requirements for junction with newels/landing or are left long for on-site fitting with string marked for identification where applicable.

3. Prepare post for spiral stair.

3.1. Post is manufactured and/or dressed to designed shape and set-out to designed requirements of stair.

3.2. Housings are cut and made accurately to set-out and required depth.

4. Prepare newels for assembly.

4.1. Housings are cut and made accurately to newel set-out and required depth.

4.2. Mortises are cut and made accurately to set-out and required depth and newels are marked for identification, where applicable.

5. Cut treads, risers and wedges to length and shape.

5.1. Treads are cut to designed length and shape.

5.2. Risers are cut to designed length and requirement for junction with strings and wedges marked to design and cut to shape and quantity.

6. Prepare balustrade components.

6.1. Handrail is manufactured to shape with groove run for balusters where applicable, with mortises in handrail for balusters made accurately to set-out.

6.2. Balusters are accurately cut to designed length.

6.3. Handrail is cut to length and sections marked for identification, where applicable.

7. Finish surface and preassemble stair.

7.1. Exposed surfaces of components are sanded to specification for finish and component parts are checked to ensure fit to specification.

7.2. Components are preassembled to ensure stair will assemble appropriately.

8. Clean up.

8.1. Materials are stacked and/or stored for transportation.

8.2. Work area is cleared and waste material disposed of safely.

8.3. Tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCJS3002A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC32011 - Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery
  • CPC32211 - Certificate III in Joinery (Stairs)
  • CPC31911 - Certificate III in Joinery