CPC20112 - Certificate II in Construction (Cert II)


Course Code:CPC20112
Course Type:Certificate II
Accreditation Type:Nationally recognised training
Delivery Mode:Face to face
Delivery Location(s):Contact REDI.E for location details
Course Duration:Up to 1 year
Workload *:Full-time or Part-time
Entry Requirements:Contact REDI.E for more information
Licencing Requirements:WorkCover – White Card (compulsory) & Forklift (if elective is chosen)
Equipment Required:Contact REDI.E for safety equipment (PPE) required
Work Placement:Not compulsory but may be offered as part of course
Fee Options:1. Contact REDI.E for Fee for Service Schedule
​2. Smart & Skilled ** subsidised training

Do you enjoy working with tools, machinery and equipment? Then a career in construction work is for you.
This extensive course covers a wide range of activities. It will help you to learn the practical skills you require and give you the knowledge to be competent in a range of construction industry environments. It will give you the confidence to work with others, plan work, take measurements, read plans and specifications and use construction tools and equipment. You will also learn how to apply levelling, work safely at heights and concrete simple forms.
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to work in the construction industry as a builder’s labourer. This course also gives you meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship should you want to proceed further in the industry.

You will be required to study 15 units of competency to complete this qualification.  There are 10 core units and 5 elective units.  

Core Units of Competency

Unit code Unit title
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work 
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Electives Units of Competency

Five (5) electives from the areas of learning in excavation, explosive  power tools, height scaffolding, demolition, hoists, reinforcement materials, trench support, confined spaces, traffic control, drainage and forklift operations.

* Workload

To find out more information on Full-time and Part-Time explanations, click here.

** Smart & Skilled

Check your eligibility for  Smart & Skilled, click here. This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(Available for Traineeship - VET in Schools (VETiS) delivery and/or Australian Apprenticeship pathway only)