Build stone veneer walls

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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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
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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 CPCCST3012A, 'Build stone veneer walls'.
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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 hazards, safety plans and policies.

1.3. Signage and barricade requirements are identified and implemented. in consideration of hazards.

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. Select and prepare materials and equipment.

2.1. Appropriate shifting equipment is installed and tested to OHS regulations and job requirements, where applicable.

2.2. Working platforms and scaffolding are erected in accordance with OHS regulations and job requirements.

3. Set out veneer stonemasonry work.

3.1. Location and structural details of stonemasonry work are identified from drawings and job specifications and datum or level line is established.

3.2. Stonemasonry work is set out to location and dimensions from drawings and specifications.

4. Construct base stonemasonry work.

4.1. Mortar is mixed to specifications and in accordance with AS1316 Masonry cement.

4.2. Stonemasonry work gauge is determined and set-out rod prepared.

4.3. Base stonemasonry work is constructed for veneer construction to requirements of AS3700 Masonry in buildings.

5. Construct veneer walls.

5.1. Timber/steel structural frame is checked to ensure it is ready for stonemasonry work veneer, without protrusion into required cavities.

5.2. Stonemasonry work is laid and completed to job drawings and specifications with damp proof course laid in accordance with specifications and AS2904 Damp proof courses and flashings.

5.3. Reflective foil laminate is installed to comply with AS1940 The storage and handling of flammable combustible liquids and AS3700.

5.4. Ventilation for veneer construction is built in to specifications to requirements of as per AS1684 Residential timber framed construction, and Building Code of Australia (BCA).

5.5. Wall ties are positioned and fixed to timber/steel framework correctly to AS2699 Wall ties on masonry construction.

5.6. Openings are constructed and flashings installed to job specification and cavities are kept clear of mortar droppings and bridging.

5.7. Lintels are installed to job specifications and top stonemasonry work is constructed to eaves level to AS3700 requirements.

5.8. Scaffolding is erected as required in accordance with job requirements and OHS regulations.

5.9. Walls are built to gauge straight and true in plumb, line and level within the tolerances set out in AS3700.

5.10. Control joints are formed in accordance with locations on job drawings and specifications and AS3700 requirements.

5.11. Weepholes, brick/block reinforcing, vermin proofing and wall flashing are located and built in, where required, to job specifications.

5.12. Sills are cut where required and laid to line in accordance with job specifications.

6. Rake and rule joints.

6.1. Joints to laid stonemasonry work are raked or ruled to correct depth and profile in accordance with job specifications.

6.2. Stonemasonry work is brushed down prior to drying to remove unwanted mortar.

7. Clean up.

7.1. Stonemasonry work is cleaned using dry, liquid or chemical means in accordance with type of stone and specifications.

7.2. Area is cleared of waste, material, scaffolding and equipment and waste and unwanted material are disposed of safely.

7.3. Unused materials are stored/stacked and tools and equipment cleaned, maintained and stored.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCST3012A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC32311 - Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation)