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Offering Info

Certificate II in Construction

  • National Course Code: CPC20112
  • TAFE NSW code: CPC20112-01V02-20DUB-026

Location – Dubbo, Myall Street

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

21 Hours per week

Duration

12 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate II in Construction creates a strong foundation for you to excel in the building industry. You will develop essential construction skills as you explore the industry and gain hands-on training as a labourer before entering your apprenticeship qualification.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Plan and organise construction work
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Use hand and power tools and equipment
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:

  • Effective communication
  • Good teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • A can-do attitude

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • A strong pathway to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

-Labourer
-Construction assistant

GROW YOUR CAREER

Become a licensed builder after completing the:

  • Certificate III of Carpentry followed by the Certificate IV of Building

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Strong growth in Australias population, anticipated increases in household disposable income and rising housing demand are likely to strengthen demand in the residential building construction sector over the next five years. The Certificate II in Construction ensures you have highly sought after foundational skills, that will kick start your career in the building industry.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol in this course now.

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate II in Construction as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can?build?the career you want.

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees. You can enrol in this course now.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be employed in the construction industry, evidenced by a letter of support from your employer, as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you:

  • Are reliable and able to attend all classes
  • Have English writing and numeracy skills at a year 10 high school level
  • A reasonable level of fitness

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

A white card (or general construction induction card) is required for workers who want to carry out construction work in NSW. This is specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007). Visit the Safework NSW website for more information on applying for your white card.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need complete all 15 units of competency in this course.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a fulltime face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 21 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 12 weeks.

**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU? **

This course offering is designed for people who are pre-employment cohorts including school leavers, job seekers, long term unemployed.

No pre-existing knowledge or skills. Expected employment opportunities include builder?s labourer. Learners may transition into an Australian Apprenticeship part way through or upon completion of this qualification.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8.00am to 3.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Elective Units
Number Title
CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2009A Carry out basic demolition
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Builders' labourer.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Dubbo, Myall Street
Myall Street Campus, Dubbo
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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