• Course name Certificate III Timber Truss and Frame Design and Manufacture
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    Duration 500 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. Two streams are available- Manufacturing and Design. The Design stream incorporates the prerequisite units for entry into Certificate IV in Timber Truss and Frame Design. 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
    FWPCOR3201 Implement safety, health and environment policies and procedures
    FWPCOR3202 Conduct quality and product care procedures
    BSBFLM312C Contribute to team effectiveness
    GROUP A ELECTIVE UNITS
    Field Unit Code Unit Title
    Specialist Design units. (one unit from this group must be selected to persue a design pathway at Cert IV) FWPTMM3204 Interpret designs to prepare timber roof truss drawings and documents using computers
    FWPTMM3205 Interpret designs to prepare timber floor system drawings and documents using computers
    FWPTMM3206A Interpret designs to prepare timber wall frame drawings and documents using computers
    GROUP B ELECTIVE UNITS
    Field Unit Code Unit Title
    Forest FWPCOT3204B Prepare and interpret sketches and drawings
    FWPCOT3214B Take off material quantities
    FWPCOT3218B Quote and interpret from manufactured timber product plans
    FWPCOT3220B Quote and interpret from computerised timber manufactured product plans
    FWPCOT3239B Create drawings using computer aided design systems
    FWPCOT4202B Design timber structures
    Construction CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
    GROUP C ELECTIVE UNITS
    Field Unit Code Unit Title
    Forest FWPCOR3204 Visually assess materials
    FWPCOT2235A Assess timber for manufacturing potential
    FWPCOT3234B Cut material using CNC sizing machines
    FWPCOT3235B Machine material using CNC machining and processing centres
    FWPCOT3236B Coordinate stock control procedures
    FWPCOT3241B Assemble timber wall frames
    FWPCOT3242B Lay up timber roof trusses
    FWPCOT3243B Operate a truss press
    FWPCOT3264 Build and maintain timber stacks
    FWPCOT4203B Plan and coordinate product assembly
    FWPCOT4204B Schedule and coordinate load shifting
    FWPTMM2203A Read and interpret timber truss, floor and/or frame fabrication plans
    FWPTMM3207A Set up timber floor trusses
    Business BSBCUS301B Deliver and monitor a service to customers
    BSBCUS402B Address customer needs
    BSBFLM305C Support operational plan
    BSBINM301A Organise workplace information
    Construction CPCCBC4014A Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
    CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
    Health and Safety HLTFA311A Apply first aid
    HLTFA412C Apply advanced first aid (unit has HLTFA311A Apply first aid as a prerequisite)
    Manufacturing   FWPCOT3263 Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency
    MSS402001A Apply competitive systems and practices
    MSS403032A Analyse manual handling processes
    MSS403051A Mistake proof an operational process
    MSAPMSUP390A Use structured problem solving tools
    Training TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction
    Transport TLIA3018A Organise despatch operations
  • Packaging Rules Total number of units = 13 5 Core units plus 8 Elective units, with at least 6 from the list. Up to 2 relevant units may be selected from units recommended for packaging at Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV in any endorsed Training Package or State/Territory accredited course
  • FWP11 Pathways Chart Pathways Advice There is an entry requirement into FPI40411 Certificate IV in Timber Truss and Frame Design. For those seeking a pathway to this qualification, recommended elective units are:
    FWPCOT3204B Prepare and interpret sketches and drawings
    FWPCOT3214B Take off material quantities
    FWPCOT3218B Quote and interpret from manufactured timber product plans
    FWPCOT3220B Quote and interpret from computerised timber manufactured product plans
    FWPCOT3239B Create drawings using computer aided design systems
  • Cost : 2015 Subsidised based on 500 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 $1250.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised) Materials Fee $200.00 Total Cost $1450.00 (Approximate fee for service value $5,000 based on 350hours @ $10.00/hr).