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ISBN 9781743073971

Weight: 0.95 grams


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Price: $67.00 AUD inc GST


Basics of Construction and Framing Blended Learning Package includes the print book plus access to Connect, McGraw-Hill Educations unique digital learning and assessment platform.

Basics of Construction &; Framing utilises content from the highly-regarded Practical Australian Carpentry by Barrington, Mylius and Arden.

Reference to Australian building code practices and regulations, this volume covers the basic skills and knowledge required at all levels of domestic construction, from foundations and site preparation to the external cladding and roofing.

Scope: The Basics of Construction &; Framing provides complete coverage across Certificate II in Construction and Certificate III in Carpentry in the CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services training package.

Part 1: The Workplace
1 Work health and safety
2 Workplace communication and organisation
3 Demolition

Part 2: Skills and Tools
4 Trade calculations and drawing
5 Carpentry hand tools and basic timber joints
6 Electric power tools
7 Timber fastenings

Part 3: Site Establishment
8 Site setting out and levelling 9 Timber sub floor construction

Part 4: Wall Framing and Cladding
10 Wall framing
11 Cladding

Part 5: Wet Trades
12 Basic concrete and formwork
13 Masonry veneer construction
14 Full masonry construction

Part 6: Roofing and Ceilings
15 Introduction to roofing theory: Ceiling structures and gable roof
16 The hip and valley roof

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