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  • The pioneers of Technical College of Fiji

    The pioneers of Technical College of Fiji for Certificate II programme at Dr. Shaukat Ali Sahib Campus on 13th of May 2016 with Hon. Minister for Education, Heritage & Arts.
  • The Hon. Minister for Education, Heritage & Arts at the graduation at Dr. Shaukat Ali Sahib Campus.

    The Hon. Minister for Education, Heritage & Arts at the graduation at Dr. Shaukat Ali Sahib Campus.
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    Smiles on their faces after graduation
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COURSE INTRODUCTION

This programme is designed to provide training in basic carpentry and building skills required in the construction industry. Upon successful completion of this programme students should be able to demonstrate the appropriate basic skills in the construction trade and coupled with relevant industry attachment experience will be able to work as competent trade assistants in an industry setting.

The qualification comprises a list of compulsory standards required of an assistant tradesperson. Holders of this qualification will be able to demonstrate a broad range of basic skills including generic skills required for successful customer service as well as workplace communication and health and safety.

COURSE AIMS

The students on completion of this programme will be able to demonstrate a broad range of basic carpentry skills in distinguishing the characteristics of engineering materials, reading and interpreting engineering sketches and drawings and selecting, using, and maintaining construction trade equipment, machinery and tools used in construction.

TARGET GROUP

The target group for this programme will be:

  • Carpenters with minimal or no formal training
  • Carpentry enthusiasts
  • Vocational students
  • Secondary and High School leavers

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

A pre-requisite for entry into this qualification will hold the Year 10 level or ability to demonstrate some technical skills with basic literacy and numeracy.

CERTIFICATION

The qualification shall be awarded to persons who have gained all compulsory unit standards prescribed in the programme structure.

This qualification shall be awarded by the TCF in collaboration with FHEC standards on behalf of the Carpentry ISAC. Accredited providers shall comply with the internal and external moderation requirements as determined by the TCF and FHEC under Fiji Qualification Council.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE 

Trimester

FTC codes

Units

Level

Total CP

Certificate II in Carpentry

1

CPC0101

Carry out preliminary work for construction on site

1

9.2

1

CPC0102

Read and interpret engineering sketches and drawings

1

9.6

1

GCU0101

Collect, present and apply workplace information

1

4.0

1

GCU0102

Communicate effectively in the workplace

1

3.6

1

GCU0103

Describe requirements and expectations faced by employees within the workplace

1

3.0

1

GCU0104

Follow safe working practices on a workplace

1

3.0

1

GCU0105

Measure with non-complex measuring devices used in industry

1

3.0

1

GCU0106

Practice accountability in the workplace

1

2.0

1

GCU0107

Perform calculations for the workplace

1

3.0

1

ITC0107

Basic concepts of information and communications technology

1

3.4

1

GCE0101

Plan the method of carrying out a job in the workplace

1

3.0

1

GCE0102

Distinguish the characteristics of engineering materials

1

3.0

1

GCE0104

Identify and convert basic units of measure used in industry

1

3.0

Total Level 1

52.8

3

CPC0201

Select, use, and maintain construction trade equipment, machinery and tools

2

6.8

3

CPC0202

Erect scaffolds up to five metres on site

2

9.6

3

CPC0203

Fabricate and place reinforcing steel on a construction site

2

9.2

3

CPC0204

Transport, place, finish and cure concrete on site

2

9.8

3

CPC0205

Attend to sub-contractors on site

2

6.8

3

CPC0206

Install building hardware on site

2

8.2

3

CPC0207

Distinguish the characteristics of materials used in construction

2

3.0

Total Level 2

53.4

2

CPC0200

Industrial Placements

2

56.0

Total Credit Points Certificate II in Carpentry

162.2

 

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