Advanced Building & Joinery Skills,
4th Edition

Greg Cheetham

ISBN-13: 9780170462853
Copyright 2024 | Published
496 pages | List Price: USD $63.75

Advanced Building and Joinery Skills, 4e is designed for students of the Certificate III in Carpentry qualification (CPC30220). The text covers the basic knowledge and skills required in advanced carpentry and joinery across a range of specialist subject areas. This bestselling title includes colour photographs and illustrations with concepts explained in context to help your understanding. Work Health and Safety (WHS) icons identify critical points for concern and learning tasks after every key topic help you apply the knowledge and skills. Worksheets at the end of each chapter are aligned to the Unit of Competency and can be used to record your learning achievements. The text covers four core and six specialist A electives in Certificate III in Carpentry CPC30220.


Part 1 Formwork field of work
1. Formwork for slabs, columns, beams, and walls
2. Formwork for stairs and ramps

Part 2 Installation field of work
3. Install and replace windows and doors
4. Install wet area fixtures
5. Install lining, panelling, and moulding
6. Construct, assemble and install internal and external timber stairs

Part 3 General electives
7. Construct advanced roofs
8. Install external cladding

Part 4 Machining and component manufacture field of work – joinery
9. Manufacture and assemble joinery components

  • Greg Cheetham

    Greg has more than 30 years’ experience in the detail joinery and construction related trades and more than 15 years’ experience in the VET sector. Greg has taught shop fitting and detail joinery students at various TAFE NSW campuses, and is currently Teaching at Western Sydney Institute. Greg is the Industry Officer Built and Natural Environment at TAFE WSI.

  • Content in every chapter has been updated and realigned to match the current Training Package unit of competency requirements

  • New and improved learning tasks, end-of-chapter worksheets and images/illustrations in every chapter

  • Content updated to the new National Construction codes (NCC-2022)

  • The text offers rich volume of learning: each chapter aligns to a unit of competency and covers the elements and performance criteria as listed in the qualification supported by strong pedagogical features that increase student engagement and improves learning outcomes

  • The text is organised into sections to distinguish core units from electives and the elective units are grouped by field of work for a logical learning path

  • Student activities under 'Learning tasks' encourage students to apply their knowledge and skills learnt. The competency-mapped worksheets at the end of every chapter help students assess their understanding of concepts

  • The text includes visually engaging colored 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')

  • Interactive digital teaching and learning tools are available on the MindTap platform - the personalised eLearning solution. MindTap is a flexible and easy-to-use platform that helps build student confidence and gives you a clear picture of their progress. MindTap for the Construction Series is full of innovative resources to support critical thinking, and help your students move from memorisation to mastery! Includes: Advanced Building and Joinery Skills, 4e eBook; Basic Building and Construction, 7e eBook; Construction Skills, 4e eBook; Site Establishment Formwork and Framing, 5e eBook; locally produced instructional videos adding to the volume of learning; Test Bank; worksheets; revision quizzes. MindTap is a premium purchasable eLearning tool. Contact your Cengage learning consultant to find out how MindTap can transform your course.

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