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CPC10111 - Certificate I in Construction

Course Details

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
Full Fee $4136 (2019)
$4389 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $1056 (2019)
$1122 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $715 (2019)
$759 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $376 (2019)
$399 (2020)
Fee for service (International) $4389 (2020)
Fee for service per unit (International) $399 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $96 (2019)
$102 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $65 (2019)
$69 (2020)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • VET in Schools
Skill Area
  • Building and Construction
AQF Level Level 1: Certificate I

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

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

Delivery Agreement

Co-provider

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 8 core units
  2. Complete 3 elective units
Please select a course structure from the options below:
On-Campus (Youth Justice)

12 months part-time

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core
Enrol into all units at once
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
Enrol into all units at once
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations

VET in Schools (VETIS)

12 months part-time
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core


CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
Elective


CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Third Party Verification
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

On-Campus (Youth Justice)

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

VET in Schools (VETIS)

On-campus

Gladstone City

February: Part Time

Mackay

February: Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Part Time

Domestic 2020 Availabilities

On-Campus (Youth Justice)

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

VET in Schools (VETIS)

On-campus

Yeppoon Study Centre

February: Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Part Time

Gladstone City

February: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

Please note that VETiS students are required to be enrolled into all units for 2019 at the time of initial enrolment.


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

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

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.