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Course Description: 

Construction is a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course. It provides students with the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised qualification that can be used to obtain employment or undertake further training within the industry. In this course students must undertake the mandatory element of Work Placement and can obtain a Certificate II in Construction Pathways if they complete all Units of Competency to a competent level.

QUALIFICATION: CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways

What will I be doing in this course?

In Construction, students will have the opportunity to gain skills in planning and organising work, measuring and calculating, reading and interpreting plans, safe and environmentally sustainable work practices and the use of construction tools and equipment. Skills gained in this industry transfer to other industries.

Students will need to complete a total of 70 hours work placement in the Construction industry in order to successfully achieve their HSC. (35 hours in Year 11, 35 hours in Year 12)

How will this course help me in the future?

Construction provides students with the opportunity to obtain national vocational qualifications for employment in the Construction industry.

Students will be able to develop knowledge and skills to enable them to be an effective Construction worker.

Skills acquired in this course are transferable to other industries. Construction occupations include:

  • Construction or Trades assistant
  • Carpenter
  • Plumber
  • Electrician
  • Builder's Labourer
  • Roofer
  • Concreter
  • Painter and Decorator
  • Wall and Floor Tiler.