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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

Summary
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 11 units, consisting of:
8 core units and 3 elective units, of which:
Core Units
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
Elective Units
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
CPCCCM2006A Apply basic levelling procedures
Study Sequence

Enrol into all units at once.

Course Assessment Information

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

Course Intakes

VET in Schools

Timing
There are two course intakes for 2018, available in February and July.

Duration and dates
12 months part-time


Summary

This course is available to study on-campus, through the VET in Schools program at the following locations:

CQUniversity Gladstone City 
Classes will commence from Wednesday, 7 February 2018. Class days and times are yet to be confirmed. 

CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea  
Classes will commence from Wednesday, 7 February 2018. Class days and times are yet to be confirmed. 

CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Classes will commence from Wednesday, 7 February and will be held on Wednesdays or Thursdays from 8 am – 4 pm at the Construction shed.


For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

Related Courses

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Skilling Queenslanders for Work Initiative

Community organisations successful in their application with the Queensland Government have access to the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative. This funding can assist students, who meet the eligibility criteria, apply for a place in their community organisation’s project. Further information about the initiative can be found at https://training.qld.gov.au/home/sqw

The following community organisations have a partnership agreement in place with CQUni, as the preferred Registered Training Organisation. This partnership gives these organisations the ability to recruit students within their community who meet the eligibility criteria set by the Department of Education and Training, and send through documentation to enable CQUni to process the pre-enrolments. 

They are:
Students currently studying or wanting to enquire about eligibility with the funding or for this course can contact the community organisation.

Third Party Services arrangement

Tannum Sands State High School provides the following services on behalf of CQUniversity for this course:
  • Recruitment of senior students enrolled at Tannum Sands State High School
  • Provision of educational or support services
Senior students should email: info@tannumshs.equ.edu.au

Yeppoon State High School provides the following services on behalf of CQUniversity for this course:
  • Recruitment of senior students enrolled at Yeppoon State High School
  • Provision of educational or support services
Senior students should email: the.principal@yeppoonshs.eq.edu.au

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

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