About the Course

CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways is designed to introduce learners to the recognised trade professions in the construction industry and provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

This qualification provides a pathway to the primary trades in the construction industry with the exception of plumbing. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an Australian Apprenticeship and this Certificate II allows for inclusion of skills suited for entry to off-site occupations, such as joinery and shop fitting as well as carpentry, bricklaying and other occupations in general construction.

Upon successful completion of all allocated units within this qualification the learners will be awarded the CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways qualification.

If the learners decide to leave the course without completing they will still receive a Statement of Attainment for the unit/s they have successfully completed.

This qualification is delivered by Training Specialists Australia (RTO ID: 21811).

Pathways

Upon successful completion of CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways, learners can further their studies by enrolling in any Certificate III qualification within the Building and Construction Training Package, dependent on their job role and focus.

This qualification may provide career pathways or job outcomes to work as a:

  • Builders Labourer
  • Construction Assistant
  • Trades Assistant

Course Content

Below is a list of units that will make up the CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways qualification.

In order to successfully complete the full qualification, the learner must complete 6 core and 6 elective, altogether 12 units, in this qualification. The chosen elective units will lead to the proposed career pathways or job outcomes of this qualification.

UNIT CODE UNIT TITLE CORE/ ELECTIVE
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry Core
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry Core
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication Core
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations Core
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications Core
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work Core
CPCCCM2010 Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metres Elective
CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment Elective
CPCCSH3006 Prepare shopfittings and surfaces and apply liquid finishes Elective
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures Elective
CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials Elective
CPCCJN2002B Prepare for off-side manufacturing process Elective

Recognition of Prior Learning

If a learner has previous knowledge and skills gained through work experience and/or formal or informal education and training they may apply for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at the time of enrolment.

We also offer opportunities for Credit Transfers. If a learner has previously completed same or similar units linked with this qualification they may apply for Credit Transfer/s at the time of enrolment.

The learner may contact the RTO for more information on the processes of applying for the RPL and Credit Transfer.

Both RPL and Credit Transfer may reduce the duration of completing the qualification which will be determined by a qualified Trainer and Assessor of the RTO.

Scheduling and Location

All our training are pre-scheduled and delivered in a specific workplace or suitable pre-determined location.

The training for CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways follows a structured Delivery and Assessment Plan (DAP) where the trainer, the training location, duration and the delivery and assessment sessions are clearly identified.  The DAP will be provided to all learners prior to or at the time of enrolment.

Duration

This qualification may be completed in 12 months on a full-time basis. It may take 24 months to complete if this qualification is studied part-time.

The qualifications durations may be shortened due to a number of factors such as, Credit Transfers, recognition of Prior Learning and previous demonstrated skills and knowledge. This process will be determined by a qualified Trainer and Assessor of the RTO on a case-by case basis.

Entry and Assessment Requirements

There is no entry requirement to enrol in this course. Learners may have to undertake a simple Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test during the enrolment process to establish the individuals LLN skills and suitability into the course. Please refer to Welfare and Support below.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

Learners will be required to successfully complete all allocated assessments to be awarded this qualification. The assessments may include written questions, interviews, observations-at-work, role-plays, scenario analyses and others. Learners are also expected to participate in all scheduled classes, observations and assessment sessions.

Delivery Modes

This course will be mainly delivered at our client’s work places which are Health and Safety assured. The course may also be delivered for fee-for-service clients in suitably equipped venue.  The modes of delivery may include:

  • Lectures
  • Discussions
  • Group work, and
  • Observation of workplace practices and participation in practical work

Welfare and Support

If a learner has any disability issue in normally attending this course we can make reasonable adjustments in the delivery and assessment of this qualification. This will be done on a case-by-case basis.

Our RTO will be able to organise Language and Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support when required. We will also assist learners in using assistive or new technologies when required or refer them to the appropriate support services needed such as interpreter or ready and writing assistance services.

Course Fee and Payments

The course fee will be $2,500

All materials and equipment required for this training will be provided by the RTO and/or the clients workplace and the learners are not required to buy any materials or equipment for this training. No other expenses are involved in this training except the fees indicated above.

Please note that Training Specialists Australia are not currently offering this course