Build your future in the construction industry.
Learn how to use power tools, read and understand plans as well as work with construction and building materials.
The qualification has core units of competency that are required in many Certificate III qualifications. The elective options are structured to allow choice from a range of units aligned at Certificate III level and in total could provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Apprenticeship.
Throughout this course, you will gain skills in:
- Handling construction materials
- Using construction power tools and equipment
- Levelling procedures
- Undertake 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
- In most cases have finished school at Year 10
This course is offered through face-to-face delivery over one year, in eight blocks of one week duration each.
The blocks are five days a week.
Students attend for seven hours each day, meaning each block provides 35 hours of face-to-face training and assessment.
The total amount over two semesters is a total of 280 hours.
Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.
|National ID||Unit title|
|CPCCCM2005||Use construction tools and equipment|
|CPCCCM2006||Apply basic levelling procedures|
|CPCCCM2012||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCCO2013||Carry out concreting to simple forms|
|CPCCOM1012||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCOM1013||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCOM1014||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCOM1015||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCOM2001||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCWHS2001||Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|National ID||Unit title|
|CPCCCM2002||Carry out hand excavation|
Use explosive power tools
|CPCCCM2009||Carry out basic demolition|
|CPCCVE1011||Undertake a basic construction project|
|RIICCM210E||Install trench support|
Entry-level positions in the building and construction industry such as a builder's labourer or a pathway into further study.
This qualification is designed to introduce learners to trades in the construction industry and provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.
Our estimated fees are based on:
- Full time study in 2023
- A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
- For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website
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.