Certificate II in Civil Construction (VET in Schools)

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Construction and Safety Centre
Course Location
Yallourn; Chadstone
Course Duration
Part Time: VET in School qualifications are undertaken over a two (2) year period with students attending one (1) day per week To successfully obtain Nationally Accredited Qualifications students will usually be required to attend over a two year period during their VCE or VCAL studies
Course Cost
Students should consult with their Careers Advisor or VETiS Coordinator to obtain further information on program costs.
course_info.pdf (pdf)
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • February 2013

Enquiries should be directed to the prospective student's school Career Advisor or VETiS Coordinator

Course Overview

Civil Construction offers exciting and plentiful opportunities for employment both locally and nationwide. <br>

People working in the Civil Construction industry can expect to gain employment on projects such as roadways, bridges, pipelines and large engineering and construction projects as well as within open cut mines, off-shore oil rigs and within the expanding national mining industry. <br>

You will learn the basics of Civil Construction during this program giving you a solid base from which to further your skills, knowledge and qualifications once attaining the age of 18.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Civil Construction (VET in Schools).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

  • Dogger
  • Rigger
  • Scaffolder
  • Crane Driver
  • Forklift Driver
  • Traffice Controller
  • Road Construction Crew
  • Off-shore Drilling Worker
  • Elevated Work Platform Operator
  • Construction Site Employee
  • Heavy Plant Operator
  • Civil Plant Operator
  • Mining Plant Operator

Entry Requirements

To undertake a VETiS Program with GippsTAFE participants must be enrolled with a secondary education provider or school

Opportunities For Further Study

  • Certificate II in Drilling Operations
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction
  • Certificate III in Pipe Laying
  • Certificate III in Road Construction and Maintenance
  • Certificate III in Drilling Gas/Oil (Offshore)
  • Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations
  • Certificate IV in Civil Construction Plant Operations
  • Certificate IV in Drilling Operations
  • Diploma in Civil Construction Design
  • Diploma of Drilling Operations
  • Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction