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Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111)

Course summary

This qualification provides an introduction to the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. The units of competency cover essential work health and safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, communication skills, work planning, and basic use of tools and materials. The qualification is built around a basic construction project unit that integrates the skills and embeds the facets of employability skills in context.

The qualification is suited to VET in Schools programs or learners with no previous connection to the construction industry or relevant employment history.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
  • - VET in Schools
Skill Area
  • - Building and Construction
AQF Level Level 1: Certificate I

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, however it is highly recommended that students have attained a Sound Achievement (SA) result in year 10 numeracy and literacy subjects or equivalent prior to enrolling in this program.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Apprenticeship within construction industry, including: Bricklayer or Blocklayer, Ceiling or wall plasterer, Carpenter, Joiner, Painter decorator, Roof tiler, Shopfitter, Solid plasterer, Stonemason


Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Approximately 340 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration will depend on the electives and study mode selected.

  • On-campus
Core
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2005A Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Electives
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
CPCCCM2006A Apply basic levelling procedures

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
Project

Course Availabilities

CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea - VET in Schools (VETiS)

Timing
There is one intake for this course in Term 1 2017.

Duration and dates
12 months.


Load
Eleven (11) units must be successfully completed – eight (8) core units and three (3) electives.

Notes

Classes will commence Thursday, 9 February 2017 and will be held on Thursdays from 8 am - 4 pm at Building 82, Room G.07.

Students will need to apply for this delivery mode through their High School VET Coordinator. 


CQUniversity Rockhampton City - VET in Schools (VETiS)

Timing
There are two intakes for this course. One intake for Term 1 2017 and one intake for Term 2 2017.

Duration and dates
12 months.


Load
Eleven (11) units must be successfully completed – eight (8) core units and three (3) electives.

Notes

Term 1 2017

Group A - Classes will commence from Wednesday, 8 February 2017 and will be held on Wednesdays from 8 am - 4 pm at Building P, Room 1.09.

Group B - Classes will commence from Thursday, 9 February 2017 and will be held on Thursdays from 8 am - 4 pm at Building P, Room 1.08.

Term 2 2017 classes will commence from Monday, 10 July 2017 and classes will be held weekly on Mondays from 8 am - 4 pm.

Students will need to apply for this delivery mode through their High School VET Coordinator. 


CQUniversity Gladstone City - VET in Schools (VETiS)

Timing
There are two intakes for this course. One intake for Term 1 2017 and one intake for Term 2 2017.

Duration and dates
12 months.


Load
Eleven (11) units must be successfully completed – eight (8) core units and three (3) electives.

Notes

Term 1 2017

Group A - Partnered with Gladstone Technical College - Classes will commence from Tuesday, 7 February 2017 and will be held one day per week on Tuesdays from 8.30 am - 3 pm at Building C, Room 1.09.

Group B - Gladstone City - Classes will commence Thursday, 9 February 2017 and will be held one day per week on Thursdays from 8.30 am - 3 pm at Building C, Room 1.09.


Term 2 2017

Classes will commence on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 and will be held one day per week on Tuesdays from 8.30 am - 3 pm.


Students will need to apply for this delivery mode through their High School VET Coordinator. 


CQUniversity Emerald - VET in SCHOOLS (VETiS)

Timing
There is one intake for this course in Term 1 2017.

Duration and dates
2 years.


Load
Eleven (11) units must be successfully completed – eight (8) core units and three (3) electives.

Notes

The CQUniveristy Emerald offering will be supported through Distance Education.

Students will need to apply for this delivery mode through their High School VET Coordinator. 


2018 Course Availabilities List

Narrow the unit availabilities shown by adjusting the filters below.

Location
Attendance Mode
Load Category
Start Month

Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month
Gladstone Marina On-campus Part Time February
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February

2018 Unit Availabilities

Narrow the unit availabilities shown by adjusting the filters below.

Location
Attendance Mode
Load Category
Start Month

CPCCCM1012A - Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time February 05/02/18
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time July 09/07/18
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
CPCCCM1013A - Plan and organise work
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time February 05/02/18
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time July 09/07/18
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
CPCCCM1014A - Conduct workplace communication
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time February 05/02/18
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time July 09/07/18
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
CPCCCM1015A - Carry out measurements and calculations
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time February 05/02/18
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time July 09/07/18
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
CPCCCM2001A - Read and interpret plans and specifications
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time February 05/02/18
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time July 09/07/18
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
CPCCCM2004A - Handle construction materials
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time February 05/02/18
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time July 09/07/18
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
CPCCCM2005B
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time February 05/02/18
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time July 09/07/18
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
CPCCCM2006B
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time February 05/02/18
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time July 09/07/18
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
CPCCOHS2001A - Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time February 05/02/18
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time July 09/07/18
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
CPCCVE1011A - Undertake a basic construction project
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time February 05/02/18
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time July 09/07/18
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time February 05/02/18
Gladstone City On-campus Part Time July 09/07/18
Mackay Ooralea On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time July 16/07/18

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Resources Required

Students are required to supply their own personal protective equipment as required including appropriate clothing and footwear.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required:

·         Steel Cap Boots

·         Safety Glasses

·         Appropriate clothing

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

What else might I find useful?

Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student

Other requirements

Students are required to gain a White Card (Construction Induction); applicants who do not already hold this will be given the opportunity to complete the program