National Certificate III in Bar Bending

6 Months
MNQF Level 3

Purpose of Qualification

The holders of this qualification will be competent to work in the Construction Sector as

a bar bender. The qualification presented here will facilitate preparing students

to the entry workplace tasks and the competency units are mapped in such a way to

fulfill the knowledge and skills requirements of the “Bar Bender” occupation within the

local construction Industry.

Description of a Bar Bender

Bar bender will be working front line of the construction industry. Bar benders who are

competent in this standard will be equipped for cutting and bending reinforcing bars according

the information in the drawing. They will be working under the supervision of site supervisor.

Qualification code: CON03SQ1L209 


  1.   Work safely in the workplace

  2.   Handle and maintenance of workplace tools and equipment’s

  3.   Perform effective workplace communication 

  4.   Select Material Required for Re - Enforcement 

  5.   Cut Steel Bars to Measurements 

  6.   Bend Steel Bars to Required Shapes & Measurements 

  7.   Produce Pre-Fabricated Re-Enforcement Cages

  8.   Lay Re-Enforcement In-situ

General Entry

  • Completion of Basic Education OR

  • Attainment of a Level 2 qualification.

Alternative Entry

  • 18 years old AND ability to communicate in the language of instruction

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