OverviewNew tradies learn to stay safe with comprehensive coverage of the technical and regulatory changes that students and teachers need to know about working safely at heights, on scaffolding and elevated work platforms, and with powder-actuated tools. Construction Skills 2e is designed for easy student learning with end-of-chapter worksheets, explanation and definition of terms, coverage of regulation and codes, real-world examples and practical demonstrations. The author covers core units and important safety areas from Certificate III in Carpentry/Carpentry and Joinery, Certificate III in Plumbing and across the trades. Written to competency units: - CPCCCM2010: Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metres - CPCPCM2055A: Work safely on roofs - CPCCCM2007B: Use explosive power tools - CPCCCM3001: Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres - CPCCCM2008B: Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding The bestselling 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 student understanding. Work Health and Safety (WHS) icons identify critical points for concern and student activities help them apply the knowledge and skills. The Worksheets at the end of each chapter are a resource for teachers and trainers to provide formative assessment and feedback on learner progression.