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Certificate II in Construction Pathways CPC20220

Overview

You will learn the skills and knowledge required for a range of support tasks which apply in a variety of construction work industries.

This training has subjects that are required in many Certificate III trade qualifications. The elective options are structured to provide training from units aligned at Certificate III level and in total, could provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

Completion of general site safety induction training specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site.

Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Qualification:

Certificate II in Construction Pathways CPC20220

Course No:

C2-TS36

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

2 semesters, one day per week (approx. 7.5 hours).

Additional individual study of approximately 7.5 hours per week including industry work experience and online activities.

Cost Info:

The 2022 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

TBC

Likely Job Outcome:

This program prepares you for entry into the construction industry.
Occupational titles may include:
- Trades assistant
- Builder's labourer
- Construction assistant

Application Type:

Standard
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Additional Information

Students will require steel capped boots for the practical units in the course. Limited PPE e.g safety glasses, face mask and ear plugs will be provided as part of the white card training.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Open entry.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level course, or enrol in the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit CIT Foundation Skills page.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 10 subjects (5 Core and 5 Electives)

Core: Complete all 5

  • CPCCOM1012   Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST848
      Cost: Standard $30.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to work effectively and sustainably work in the construction industry. The unit includes the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions, responsibility required to be accepted by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement activities and sustainable work practices and techniques. The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCOM1013   Plan and organise work
    • CIT Code: CNST849
      Cost: Standard $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to plan and organise basic individual and group work activities on a construction site.The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCOM1015   Carry out measurements and calculations
    • CIT Code: CNST851
      Cost: Standard $45.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to plan and undertake basic measurements and calculations to determine task and material requirements in a construction work environment.A person working at this level would be expected to complete tasks assigned to them, under supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCVE1011   Undertake a basic construction project
    • CIT Code: BLDG284
      Cost: Standard $90.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to undertake a basic construction project using basic tools, equipment and materials. The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers. Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWHS2001   Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST843
      Cost: Standard $20.00
      Description: This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others. The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity. It applies to workers in the construction industry. This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers these induction training requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 5

  • CPCCBL2001   Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials
    • CIT Code: CNST888
      Cost: Standard $65.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely handle bricklaying and blocklaying materials using manual and mechanical means. It includes sorting, stacking and protecting onsite materials.This unit applies to those who carry out preparatory bricklaying and blocklaying work on new or existing structures. It is suitable for people with basic skills and knowledge who undertake routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industrymeets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCBL2002   Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment
    • CIT Code: CNST889
      Cost: Standard $87.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely and effectively use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment. It includes understanding the functional features and applying the operational requirements of tools and equipment.The unit is suitable for people with basic skills and knowledge who undertake routine bricklaying and blocklaying tasks under the direction of more experienced workers on new or existing structures.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industrymeets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCA2011   Handle carpentry materials
    • CIT Code: CNST891
      Cost: Standard $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely manually handle and store carpentry materials, meeting all relevant requirements of work health and safety (WHS) and Commonwealth and state or territory legislation. The unit includes preparing material for mechanical handling and applying environmental management principles associated with carpentry materials.The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM2012   Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST847
      Cost: Standard $60.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on construction sites where the worker has the potential to fall from one level to another. This unit of competency does not cover the erection of scaffold or work platforms, but it does include identifying and reporting common faults with scaffold or work platform systems.Work at heights is undertaken in a range of construction work, including new construction, renovation, refurbishment and maintenance. This unit also applies to workers in other industries who need to control the two separate risks associated with people and objects falling from heights.Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit of competency in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWHS1001   Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: WPHS117
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others. It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work. This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of:
      - Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations;
      - Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia; and
      - Division 3 of Part 5.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 for Victoria.
      It is expected that site-specific induction training will be conducted prior to conducting construction work. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au