Menu Menu

CPC10120 Certificate I in Construction

National ID: CPC10120 State ID: BGB6
Share this course on your social media page

Build your future in the construction industry.

The Certificate I in Construction is an entry-level course, providing participants with foundation skills and knowledge of the building and construction industry. This qualification provides an introduction to the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations.

Participants will learn a broad range of practical skills through a basic construction project, to help them decide which area of building and construction to follow.

Participants will learn about:

  • Bricklaying/blocklaying
  • Carpentry and joinery
  • Painting and decorating

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

  • Handling construction materials 
  • Using construction tools and equipment 
  • Quoting and estimation  
  • Basic construction projects 
  • WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry 
  • You are looking to gain employment in the construction industry
  • You are interested in an apprenticeship in the future
Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

This course is offered through face-to-face delivery over one year, in eight blocks of one week duration each.

Students attend for 7 hours each day, meaning each block provides 35 hours of face-to-face training and assessment.

The total amount of face-to-face training is 280 hours.

Entry-level positions in the building and construction industry, or a pathway into further study.

This qualification provides a pathway to the pre-apprenticeship for primary trades in the construction industry.

Delivery locations and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year
Where Broome Campus
How Off campus
On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $369.36 $0.00 $369.36
Concession $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2022
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • The government rate for Australian Citizens over the age of 18, permanent visa holders, visa sub-class 309, 444, 820 or a 457 dependent visa

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Register your interest now

Preferred contact method
Preferred delivery mode
Have you studied with us before?