• Course name Certificate II Timber Truss and Frame Design and Manufacture
    Duration 350 hours approximately over a 12-18 month period
    This traineeship is an entry level training program designed for persons recently employed or seeking employment in Timber Truss and Frame. Units can be selected appropriate to fabrication of trusses, frames or floors or entry level design units. The traineeship incorporates both on and off-the-job training and provides for recognition of any relevant prior learning whether obtained through previous formal training, work experience or life experience.
  • Field Unit Code Unit Title
    Core FWPCOR2201 Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry
    FWPCOR2202 Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace
    FWPCOR2203 Follow environmental care procedures
    FWPCOR2205 Follow OHS policies and procedures
    FWPCOR2207 Maintain quality and product care
    FWPCOT2219B Use hand-held tools
    FWPCOT2235A Assess timber for manufacturing potential
    Field Unit Code Unit Title
    Forest FWPCOT2201B Stack and bind material
    FWPCOT2210B Tally material
    FWPCOT2227B Process orders and despatch products
    FWPCOT2228B Store materials
    FWPCOT2229B Dock material to length
    FWPCOT2230B Assemble products
    FWPCOT2232B Cut material to shape using a saw
    FWPCOT3264 Build and maintain timber stacks
    FWPSAW2205B Assemble materials using nail plates
    FWPTMM2201 Cut material to length and angles
    FWPTMM2203A Read and interpret timber truss, floor and/or frame fabrication plans
    Business BSBINM201A Process and maintain workplace information
    BSBWOR204A Use business technology
    Health and Safety HLTFA311A Apply first aid
    Manufacturing FWPCOT3263 Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency
    MSS402001A Apply competitive systems and practices
    MSS402051A Apply quality standards
    Transport TLID2010A Operate a forklift
    TLID3014A Load and unload vehicles carrying special loads
    TLID2047A Prepare cargo for transfer with slings
    Construction CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
    Field Unit Code Unit Title
    Forest FWPCOR3204 Visually assess materials
    FWPCOT3214B Take off material quantities
    FWPCOT3241B Assemble timber wall frames
    FWPCOT3242B Lay up timber roof trusses
    FWPCOT3243B Operate a truss press
    FWPTMM3207A Set up timber floor trusses
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  • Cost : 2015 Subsidised based on 350 student contact hours @ $2.50/sch. Total number of hours chosen may vary. The student fee is indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services and amenities fees. Indicative Tuition Fee $875.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised) Materials Fee $100.00 Total Cost $975.00 (Approximate fee for service value $3500 based on 350hours @ $10.00/hr).