Construction Skills,
3rd Edition

Glenn Costin

ISBN-13: 9780170444422 | ISBN-10: 0170444422

Copyright 2021

| Not Yet Published

| 336 pages

List Price USD $67.50


Construction Skills, 3e covers important safety areas from Certificate III in Carpentry/Carpentry and Joinery, Certificate III in Plumbing and across the trades. It includes end-of-chapter worksheets, explanation and definition of terms, coverage of regulation and codes, real-world examples and practical demonstrations. Written to competency units: CPCCCM2012 – Work safely at heights CPCCCA3027 – Powder-actuated tools CPCCCM3001 – Elevated work platforms CPCCCM2008 – Restricted height scaffolding The best-selling Building Skills series addresses the key competencies of the Certificate III in Carpentry. Series titles are built for learning with colour photographs and illustrations, online tools, and concepts explored in context to help your understanding.

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Meet the Authors

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Glenn Costin is a Senior Lecturer within Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment. Prior to this, Glenn was at Riverina Institute of TAFE for 24 years where he delivered courses of all levels in construction trade, post trade and pre-apprenticeship. Glenn was also heavily involved in World Skills Australia as the Chief Judge and National and regional designer of carpentry for a decade. He is well regarded in the education community.

  • New 'Example/how-to' boxes provide step-by-step instructions for common building calculations/activities
  • New 'Get it right' photo case studies in each chapter showing correct and incorrect techniques, along with questions that encourage students to compare, analyse and provide reasoning
  • MindTap containing NEW instructional videos and revision quizzes
  • NEW Get It Right photo case studies
  • Content updated based on latest Training Package from Artibus
  • 'Learning task' boxes include updated activities that encourage students to apply their knowledge and skills. Also includes updated competency-mapped worksheets at the end of every chapter for students to assess their understanding of concepts
  • The text includes visually engaging coloured illustrations and photos of all modern tools and equipment. Every chapter includes visual representation of concepts with photo case studies ('Get it right'), and step-by-step process illustrations ('How-to')

Table of Contents

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1. Working safely at heights
2. Powder-actuated tools
3. Elevating work platforms
4. Limited-height scaffolding

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Construction Skills

  • ISBN-10: 0170444422
  • ISBN-13: 9780170444422

Price USD$ 67.50


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