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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
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

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
2018 Study Sequence

Enrol into all units at once.

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification

Related Courses

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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

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