1 - What do the codes CPC and CPP mean in the two training packages: CPC08 and CPP07?
CPC represents Construction and Property Construction in the code CPC08 in CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package and CPP in the code CPP07 represents Construction and Property Property in CPP07 Property Services Training Package
2 - What is the difference between a unit code with an “A” at the end to a “B” at the end?
It shows that the unit is a different version. For example the “B” indicates that it has replaced the “A” version of the unit. It is equivalent to the earlier unit, the “A” version, but it has been updated. N.B. if the new unit was not equivalent to the earlier unit it would have a totally new code.
3 - If you are looking for a Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) who delivers a qualification in a particular state, what do you do?
Go to Training.gov website ( www.training.gov.au )
4 - What is the current version of the training packages today (June 2012)?
Version 7 for CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package and Version 10 for CPP07 Property Services Training Package.
5 - Which training package will the sectors currently covered by PRM04 Asset Maintenance Training Package belong to?
CPP07 Property Services Training Package Version 10
6 - If you are requesting information about licensing or registration for a particular occupation where can you find this information?
Please refer to your relevant state or territory licensing/regulatory body.
7 - The unit CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry - is included in the CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. What is this unit commonly used for?
It meets the OHS requirement for entry to a construction site. This is required in all States/Territories. Once a person achieves this unit they apply for what is commonly known as the White Card from their local OHS regulator.
8 - What does ASQA stand for?
Australia Skills Quality Authority
9 - Who endorses the training packages?
The State Training Authorities support the endorsement however the approval or ‘endorsement’ process rests with the Australia Skills Quality Authority.
10 - What is scope of registration?
An approval process by State Training Authorities (STAs) to allow Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) to deliver and assess certain qualifications. To do this, a RTO must be able to demonstrate that they are competent to deliver relevant qualifications.
11 - When would a training package change its year end date? For example, when will CPC08 become CPC11 or CPC12?
When there is a complete review done of all units of competency and qualifications contained within the training package. Any other changes such as the Version 7 are as a consequence of limited changes.
12 - What is the difference between an accredited course and a qualification from a training package?
An accredited course is written by an organisation or individual and copyright remains with that organisation – that is, they own the course.
Accredited courses are typically coded using numbers and a state/territory identifier such as 3333ACT or 4444Qld. If there is a State code included,
this indicates that it is an accredited course. These courses do not equate to a qualification within a training package.
13 - Who owns copyright to training packages?
The Commonwealth Government.