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CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work


This unit specifies the competency required to plan allotted tasks to maximise personal productivity on a General Construction site.

This unit includes prework planning and safe and efficient work sequencing.

Key terms and concepts

Material Safety Data Sheets

No more Gaps - XM3 PDF

These give instructions about the correct use of the product.

Information on Risk & Work Methods Statements

Why not have a look at the following Work Method Statements:

Work Method Statement blank PDF
Work Method Statement (Part 1) PDF
Work Method Statement (Part 2) PDF
Work Method Statement (Part 1) blank PDF
Work Method Statement contractor blank PDF

Waste Management Plan Demolition Waste PDF
Waste Management Plan PDF
On going management of waste PDF
D.C.P. for Site Environmental Management Plan

(Reproduced with kind permission of Sutherland Shire Council)

Work Method Statements are required for all tasks - from the most basic task, such as using an electric drill to a more difficult task, such as the use of a radial arm saw.

What Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required:

Workers (including students on work placement and work experience) must have the three levels of Induction Training required by WorkCover:

Before starting work on a site

On site inductions are the responsibility of the employer/supervisor and are the:

Job Planning

This starts well before the contract is even won, for in order to have a competitive price, a good plan must be made.

Plan and Organise Work Time Mgmt

Work Schedules

This requires looking at the task to be completed, allocating an appropriate amount of time, designating the type of equipment and materials to be used and outlining a work method statement and risk analysis.

At this stage, the company must also determine whether it has the expertise to do the work.

Planning / sequencing

Network Diagrams

Scheduling 270802

This means planning the logical sequence of tasks for each trade.

Open page 24 CITB to see a bar chart of a typical job sequence from day one to lock up stage. It shows the trade involved and the time required to carry out the activity.

sequencing program

A typical trade sequence for building a timber-framed brick veneer dwelling on a concrete slab could be:-


Assessment requirements

It is essential that companies indicate compliance in regard to:

Method of Assessment

Assessors gather different types of evidence about your level of competency. If you are working one-to-one with a supervisor, evidence may be gathered more regularly. If you are working in a team the evidence gathered may be more indirect; for example, colleagues may be consulted or the final task observed.

More than one competency may be determined at the same time. This is known as integrated project work.

Assessment evidence may be gathered at various stages of the job application in accordance with assessment criteria as outlined in the syllabus.

In the workplace

Plans needs to be constantly revised to make allowances for changes in the industry regarding safety and new technology.

Useful resources

The WorkCover web site includes lots of information about occupational health and safety. Many of WorkCover’s publications are available free of charge. (external website)

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