• Course Code
  • 22338VIC
  • Course Type
  • Pre-Apprenticeship; Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus (day)
  • Duration
  • Full Time: 18 weeks (4 days per week)
  • Starting Date
  • February and July 2019
  • Location
  • Yallourn
  • Bairnsdale
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Course Overview

The Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship provides learners with the basic skills in construction. The units include health and safety, safe use of hand and power tools. It includes practical tasks including the construction of a saw horse, step ladder and builds up to more skilled tasks including the construction of a 'cubby house'.

Learners will also partake in communication, teamwork, planning and organisational skills and self management in preparation for employment.

This qualification is designed to provide a head start on finding employment or an apprenticeship in carpentry.

Times

Yallourn - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 8am - 4.30pm
Bairnsdale - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8am - 4.30pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry) (Pre-apprenticeship).

Career Opportunities

Typical learners who undertake the Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship include:

  • school leavers aiming to enter the bricklaying, carpentry, painting and decorating and joinery trades within the construction industry
  • secondary student completing a Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Victorian Education and Training (VET) VCE VET program which contributes to the VCE or Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) commonly undertaken in years 10, 11 or 12
  • early school leavers working in labouring roles looking for an apprenticeship or opportunity to up skill
  • career changers wanting to experience a trade within the building and construction industry.

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Recommended entry requirements

  • Nil - an interest in the construction industry would be an advantage.

Limitations to entry

  • Learners MUST provide their own steel capped workboats, work pants or shorts and shirts appropriate to the construction industry.

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable

Fees

Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information

Completing this course may assist you in getting an Apprenticeship

Placement

Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

  • Safety boots
  • Industry appropriate clothing
  • Pens and pencils

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Course Structure

Course Modules

Unit Code

Unit Description

CPCCCM1012A

Work Effectively And Sustainably In The Construction Industry

CPCCCM1014A

Conduct Workplace Communication

CPCCCM1015A

Carry Out Measurements And Calculations

CPCCCM2006

Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS Requirements, Policies And Procedures In The Construction Industry

CPCCWHS1001

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

HLTAID002

Provide basic emergency life support

VU2222031

Construct basic formwork for concreting

VU22014

Prepare for work in the building and construction industry

VU22016

Erect and safely use working platforms

VU22022

Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment

VU22024

Construct basic sub-floor

VU22025

Construct basic wall frames

VU22026

Construct a basic roof frame

VU22027

Install basic external cladding

VU22028

Install basic window and door frames

VU22029

Install interior fixings

VU22015

Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings

VU22023

Perform basic setting out

VU22030

Carry out basic demolition for timber structures

Assessment

Assessment is competency based and includes practical demonstrations, problem solving, online quizzes, and completion of workbooks.

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