AT A GLANCE
Gain basic skills and increase your prospects for a career in a huge range of construction occupations with this entry-level course.
- Construction Apprentice
- Construction Trades Worker
- Construction and Mining Labourer
- Study at School
- Duration: Up to 12 Months
- Choosing to study a course while at school is a great way to get a vocational qualification while you’re still in high school. You may also gain valuable credits towards your QCE, an apprenticeship, a diploma or university.
- Australasian College of Technical Education’s at School programs gives you a taste of what higher education is all about, makes you work-ready, and helps you build practical skills in an adult-learning environment.
- Speak to your VET Coordinator today about what VET in Schools (VETiS) programs are running at your school.
- For eligible students that meet the Queensland state funding requirements for VETiS funding this course will be Fee Free.
- Non-funded students will be charged a fee for service cost.
- For more information on the VETIS program please click here
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Get started in your construction career with this entry-level course. This qualification will show employers you are ready for the next step. It will set you up with the foundation skills and knowledge to gain an apprenticeship in any construction trade.
According to the Australian Government’s MySkills service, there is currently a shortage of skilled workers across a number occupations in the construction sector. That means you’ll graduate with in-demand skills, with employers currently struggling to find qualified candidates to fill vacancies.
This course covers essential work health and safety requirements, and teaches you basic skills in the use of construction tools and materials, reading and interpreting plans, making measurements and calculations and communicating in the workplace. This hands-on qualification is built around a basic construction project that integrates these skills just like in the workplace.
Successful completion of this course gives you the skills you need to confidently seek an apprenticeship in a wide range of construction occupations such as bricklaying, carpentry, painting and decorating and wall and floor tiling. You may also look for employment as a trades assistant.
As part of this qualification you will complete the unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry. Completing this unit allows you to apply for a General Construction Induction Card (White Card) please click here for the White Card Application Form which also lists the 3 forms of Identification required.
UNITS & PAYMENT OPTIONS
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all 11 Units (8 core and 3 elective units).
There is no mandatory requirement for work placement for this qualification. However, we do recommend some industry experience/placement would be an advantage. This would allow you to consolidate your learning and apply your knowledge and skills learnt in an actual work environment applicable to your course
CERTIFICATE I IN CONSTRUCTION
Course Training Plan
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCCM2005B||Use construction tools and equipment|
|CPCCWHS1001||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry|
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|TLII1002||Apply customer service skills|
|CPCCCM2006B||Apply basic levelling procedures|
|CPCCCM2004A||Handle construction materials|
|CPCCVE1011A||Undertake a basic construction project|
Available Enrolment Options
UP FRONT PAYMENT
This is the total amount you need to pay when you enrol. This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession. Any upfront fee that exceeds $1500 a payment plan will apply.
If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront or the course fee is greater than $1500, you may be eligible for a payment plan, which will be negotiated upon enrolment.
For further information relating to Australasian College of Technical Education’s fees and charges and refund policies, please visit our Policies and Procedures page.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
As part of the selection criteria for this program it is highly recommended that students:
- be in years 10, 11 or 12
- have basic English skills (written and verbal communication)
- have basic Math skills
- you must be enrolled, have regular attendance and remain in school for the duration of the program
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable Internet connection to access learning resources, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.
Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at Australasian College of Technical Education, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.
CREDIT TRANSFERS & PATHWAYS
Australasian College of Technical Education as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.
Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake. In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to notify Australasian College of Technical Education when you enrol.
You will need to submit your documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer via mail or email. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
Everyone’s journey is different and sometimes you need some extra support. We’re here to help.
Throughout your training you will have access to support from our student support centre and trainers and assessors via phone, email or in person.
You will be supported in your learning in the following ways:
- Answering queries about assignment questions by phone, email or face to face;
- Explaining assessment processes;
- Arranging contact with a trainer, via telephone or visit;
- Monthly status reports keeping you up to date on your progress;
- Making appropriate arrangements for students with disabilities;
- Organising assignments to be assessed in a timely manner; and
- Advising students of their results and any further required study or assessment.
Talk to our friendly Student Support Services team – 1800 029 466 – firstname.lastname@example.org/healthtraining.com.au or contact us online
HOW TO APPLY
If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you’re ready to get started.
APPLY NOW or contact a training consultant on 1800 114 419 to get started!
All information was accurate at time of publication, however Australasian College of Technical Education’s policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.