Version Effective: 31st of October, 2021
Version Effective: 31st of October, 2021

CPC10120 - 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 Start TAFE Now (STN) programs or learners with no previous connection to the construction industry or relevant employment history.


Entry Requirements

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

There are no other entry requirements for this course.


Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $4,653.00 (2022)
Subsidised Full Fee $1,199.00 (2022)
Subsidised Concession Fee $814.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit $423.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee per unit $109.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $74.00 (2022)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unit $55.20 (2022)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
Skill Area
  • Building and Construction
AQF Level Level 1: Certificate I

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

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

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

STN

12 months part-time

  • On-campus
Core
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM1011 Undertake basic estimation and costing More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2004 Handle construction materials More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2005 Use construction tools and equipment More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCVE1011 Undertake a basic construction project More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1015 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
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM1011 Undertake basic estimation and costing
CPCCCM2004 Handle construction materials
CPCCCM2005 Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCVE1011 Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 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
Practical Task
Written/Electronic Assessment
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
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Domestic 2022 Availabilities

STN

On-campus

Rockhampton City

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