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Basic Building and Construction Skills : 5th Edition  - Edward Hawkins

Basic Building and Construction Skills

5th Edition

Paperback Published: 7th June 2016
ISBN: 9780170357944
Number Of Pages: 344

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The fifth edition of Basic Building and Constriction Skills is updated to support the new training package requirements. It is written for apprentices completing Stage 1 of the Certificate III in Carpentry and the Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery qualifications.

Now in full colour, this new edition covers 8 core units of competency. It has been fully updated to reflect present day building practices, standards and legislation. With a greater focus on sustainability, Basic Building and Constriction Skills, 5e combines standard industry practice with the newest industry technology, tools and benchmarks.

With updated end-of-section worksheets, new content, images and photos, as well as a robust instructor support package, Basic Building and Constriction Skills, 5e is an extremely useful resource for providing learners with the underpinning knowledge, skills and awareness necessary for a successful career in building and carpentry.

Basic Building and Constriction Skills, 5e covers:

  • CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials
  • CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment
  • CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS Requirements, Policies and Procedures in the Construction Industry
  • CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in the Construction Industry
New to the Edition
  • Now in full colour for greater understanding of different concepts, images and diagrams
  • Greater focus on important aspects as sustainability, risk assessment and environmental impact Incorporation of sustainability and updated
  • Updated and revised content reflecting present day practices, standards and legislation
  • Coverage of latest industry technology and tools
  • New information covering verbal communication in the workplace and video conferencing
  • New and revised End-of-chapter worksheets help reinforce important topics

  • About the Author

    Edward Hawkins is a well-respected instructor at South West Sydney Institute (SWSI), having taught various competencies in building, joinery and construction over the last 10-15 years. Edward’s other passion is photography. With his extensive knowledge and experience in photography, most new images and photos in this edition are provided by him. These photos are taken in and around SWSI building sites and resources.

    1. Work health and safety
    2. Working effectively and sustainably in the general construction industry
    3. Planning and organising work
    4. Workplace communication
    5. Basic measuring and calculations
    6. Plan interpretation and specification
    7. Carpentry trade materials
    8. Carpentry tools and equipment

    ISBN: 9780170357944
    ISBN-10: 0170357945
    Audience: Tertiary; University or College
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 344
    Published: 7th June 2016
    Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.0  x 1.6
    Weight (kg): 0.96
    Edition Number: 5
    Edition Type: Revised

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