• Course name Certificate III Timber Frame or Truss Manufacture
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  • Release Comments
    Release 3 This version released with FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package Version 8.0.
    Release 2 This version released with FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package Version 7.0.
    Release 1 This version released with FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package Version 6.0.
  • This qualification reflects the role of fabricators or manufacturers of timber wall frames or roof and or floor trusses in the timber truss and frame industry. In these roles they are required to communicate and work in teams within the fabrication workplace and safely use specialist equipment to cut timber and assemble wall frames and/or floor or roof trusses.

    These individuals apply a broad range of skills and knowledge in varied contexts that involve operating equipment and following established manufacturing processes, finding solutions to routine problems as they arise. They are expected to take responsibility for their own outputs at the workplace.

    No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

  • To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

    • 13 units of competency:
    • 3 core units plus
    • 10 elective units.

    Elective units must ensure the integrity of the alignment between the qualification and the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. The electives are to be chosen as follows:

    • at least three units must be selected from Group A
    • at least one unit must be selected from Group B
    • remaining elective units can be selected from Group A, Group B or Group C and can include up to two units from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

     

    Core Units

    FWPCOT2257 Use hand-held tools
    FWPCOT3226 Assess timber for manufacturing potential
    FWPTMM3213 Read and interpret timber truss or wall frame fabrication plans

     

    Elective Units

    Group A

    BSBXTW301 Work in a team
    FWPCOR2208 Communicate and interact effectively in the forest and wood products industry
    FWPCOR2210 Follow workplace health and safety policies and procedures in forest and wood products operations
    FWPCOT3322 Apply quality and product care procedures in forest and wood products operations
    TLID0020 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

     

    Group B

    FWPCOT3308 Assemble timber wall frames
    FWPCOT3309 Assemble timber roof trusses
    FWPTMM3214 Assemble timber floor trusses

     

    Group C

    BSBINS201 Process and maintain workplace information
    CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
    FWPCOT2206 Stack and bind material
    FWPCOT2255 Store materials
    FWPCOT2268 Cut timber or engineered wood product to length or dimensions
    FWPCOT3331 Cut material using CNC sizing machines
    FWPTMM2205 Cut material to length and angles
    MSMPCI102 Apply effective work practices
    MSMSUP390 Use structured problem-solving tools
    TLID0016 Operate a forklift

     

  • Code and title current version Code and title previous┬áversion Comments Equivalence status
    FWP30920 Certificate III in Timber Truss or Frame Manufacture Release 3 FWP30920 Certificate III in Timber Truss or Frame Manufacture Release 2 Updated native unit code and title in the elective list Equivalent
  • Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: – https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=0d96fe23-5747-4c01-9d6f-3509ff8d3d47