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VET Construction Certificate II

Certificate II in Construction Pathways (CPC20211)

This course is from the National 'Construction, Plumbing and Services' Training Package (CPC11). The Construction Industry Curriculum Framework course is accredited for the HSC and provides students with the opportunity to obtain nationally recognised vocational qualifications. You will study the following competencies:

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively & sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1013A Plan & organise work

CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements & calculations

CPCCCM2001A Read & interpret plans & specifications

CPCCCM2005A Use construction tools & equipment

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies & procedures in the construction industry

Plus electives:

CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials

CPCCCA2002A Use carpentry tools & equipment

CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

CPCCWF2001A Handle wall & floor tiling materials

CPCCWF2002A Use wall & floor tiling tools & equipment

CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials

CPCCCM2006A Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms


Workplace Health & Safety is of paramount importance in this course & all students MUST COMPLETE their MANDATORY OnGuard Safety AND CIC (White Card) training prior to commencing practical activities.

Pathways to Industry

Skills gained in this industry transfer to occupations such as: building, bricklaying, carpentry, concreting, consulting, contracting, structural engineering, shop fitting and roofing.

Construction assessment units may include the construction of; Tool Carry All, Wall construction, Outdoor Picnic Table/Seating, Landscaping, Wall & Floor Tiling and other projects focussed on improving school facilities.

Students must complete a minimum of 70 hours of MANDATORY work placement. Students who do not meet these requirements will be 'N' determined as required by the Board of Studies.

Competency - Based Assessment

Students in this course, work to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge described by each unit of competency listed above. To be assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor that they can effectively carry out tasks to industry standard. Students will be progressively assessed as 'competent' or 'not yet competent' in individual units of competency. When a student achieves a unit of competency it is signed off by the assessor and entered on eBOS.


Year 11: $45.00 for the purchase of materials and mandatory WHS student safety kit.

Year 12: $45.00 for the purchase of materials.


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