Tools and Books

Tool List for Civil Construction Worker Apprentices as of Jan. 1st 2012:

  • Sledgehammer 1.5 kg
  • Rubber head for sledgehammer 1.5 kg
  • Angle large and small
  • Hearing protection
  • Safety goggles
  • Hand saw
  • Spirit level 30 cm
  • Spirit level min. 120 cm
  • High-precision spirit level
  • Folding ruler
  • Pencil
  • Knee pads
  • Helmet
  • Calculator Texas TI 30X IIB
  • Drawing implements
  • Toolbox with lock
  • Bucket
  • Bucket trowel
  • Chalk/chalk line
  • Measuring tape min. 15 m
  • Paving string
  • Paving spear, 10
  • Chisels (flat and pointed)
  • Hammering block

Chapter 19, Section 11 on tools in the Building and Construction Industry Collective Agreement 2014 between the Danish Construction Association and 3F states: 

  1. Civil construction worker and paver apprentices are provided with tools, incl. handbooks, by their employer at the start of their apprenticeship.
  2. The required tools are shown in the tool list prepared by The National Joint Committee for Building, Roofing and Paving, Det Faglige Fællesudvalg for Struktør-, Tagdækker- og Brolæggerfaget
  3. If apprentices do not bring tools at the commencement of their college studies, these will be provided by the college and paid for by the employer according to the guide prices contained in the tool list.
  4. The tools remain the property of the employer – with the exception of books which belong to the apprentice.
  5. Paver apprentices retain their hammers and stool on completion of their apprenticeship.

Book List for Civil Construction Worker Apprentices:

  • ‘Håndbogen - Arbejdsmiljø i bygge og anlæg’, published by Erhvervsskolernes Forlag*
  • ‘Anlægsstruktøbogen’, published by Erhvervsskolernes Forlag *
  • ‘Arbejdsmiljø i dansk byggeri’, published by Erhvervsskolernes Forlag* 
  • Presentation folder for Working Environment training, published by Erhvervsskolernes Forlag *
    (*Available as a package from Erhvervsskolernes Forlag)