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CPC20120 - Certificate II in Construction

About this course

This qualification provides an occupational outcome and a range of support tasks applicable to the majority of construction work sites.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Builder’s Labourer
  • Bricklayers Assistant
  • Carpentry/Joinery Assistant

Course Structure

The structure of this course is as follows:

Training delivery

This course is predominantly classroom based. Training is delivered through our
Registered Training Organisation: Industry Skills Training RTO ID 40486.

Students are provided with the following:

  • Required course materials such as work books
  • Your student training plan
  • A dedicated and qualified trainer
  • Targeted assessment tools

Upon completion

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a:

  • Nationally recognised Certificate & Transcript
  • Statement of Attainment (if student is found competent in at least 1 Unit of Competency)

Recommended course structure

A total of 15 units are required to complete this qualification; ten (10) core and five (5) elective units. Unit selection may vary dependent on delivery method and location. Call us today for more information.

Core Units

  • CPCCCM2005 Use construction tools and equipment
  • CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
  • CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
  • CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
  • CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Elective Units

  • CPCCCM2002 Carry out hand excavation
  • CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCCCM2009 Carry out basic demolition
  • CPCCRI3001 Operate personnel and materials hoists
  • CPCCSF2004 Place and fix reinforcement materials

Career & Education Pathways

After successfully completing this nationally accredited qualification, you will be competent in the skills required to work as a:

  • Construction Assistant
  • Trades Assistant
  • Builder’s Labourer

Entry Requirements

There are no academic entry requirements for these qualifications. Students are required to provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI) which we can assist with, photo identification and meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements.


Please refer to this page for eligibility https://www.ist.edu.au/wordpress/jobs-skills-wa/