Certificate II in Construction

A 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.

Employment is available at Marrara Christian College FACT (Fabrication and Construction Training) while studying for this certificate. You will receive on the job, practical and classroom training in a small team setting. Training days are negotiated with your school to suit your timetable.

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 over 2 years, part time as students complete their NTCET.
Contact hours are from 8.30am to 5pm on suitable days as negotiated with your school.

Training is offered at Marrara Christian College FACT located on the corner of Amy Johnson Ave and McMillans Rd.

What will it cost?

Cost of safety gear is approximately $400 (plus $85 extra per uniform if required).

Units of Competency

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

Induction Unit (White Card)
CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Core Units
CPCCCM1012A – Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A – Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014A – Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A – Carry out measurements andcalculations
CPCCCM2001A – Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2005B – Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM2006 – Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2010B – Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013A – Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCOHS2001A – Apply OHS requirements, policies andprocedures in the construction industry
Elective Units
CPCCCM2007B – Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008B – Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2009A – Carry out basic demolition
CPCCSF2004A – Place and fix reinforcement materials
MEM05050B – Perform routine gas metal arc welding

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