CPC20120 Certificate II in Construction

[CPC20120] Certificate II in Construction provides an occupational outcome and a range of support tasks applicable to a majority of construction work sites.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Trades assistant

  • Builder’s labourer

  • Construction assistant

The qualification has compulsory units of competency that are required in many Certificate III qualifications. The elective options are structured to allow choice from a range of units aligned at Certificate III level and in total could provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

Upon completing this qualification, you may then choose to do further training in any of the construction trades including carpentry, concreting, painting, bricklaying, tiling, steel fixing, dogging and rigging.

Course Delivery

The course is delivered on Tuesdays from 8:30am – 3pm.

Training is offered at the Trade Training Centre based on the grounds of Marrara Christian College, located on the corner of Amy Johnson Ave and McMillans Rd.

What will it cost?

Cost of safety gear is approximately $300 (plus $85 extra per uniform if required).

Units of Competency

There are 15 units in total for this course; 10 core and 5 electives.

Core Units
CPCCCM2005   Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM2006   Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2012   Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013   Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCOM1012   Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013   Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1014   Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015   Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM2001   Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Elective Units
CPCCCM2007   Explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008   Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2009   Carry out basic demolition
CPCCSF2004    Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

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