Course Details

Certificate I in Construction

This qualification will help learners develop basic skills in carpentry. Learners will learn to read and interpret plans and specifications, measure and perform calculations, handle construction materials, use construction tools and equipment and undertake a basic construction project. A General Safety Induction (White Card) is also delivered in this course, which is an industry requirement for you to work on a Queensland construction site.

Delivery Mode
Face to Face

Groves Christian College (Face to Face)
Staines Memorial College (Trade Training Centre)

Equivalent to 4 Terms (1 Year)

QCE Credits
This course contributes to QCE Credits.  Please see your Careers advisor for more information.

There is a consumables fee of $60 PPE and Uniform.  This fee may be subsidised by your College.  Please see your Fees Advisor for more information.

Entry Requirements
Learners are required to take a Language, Literacy & Numeracy assessment pre-enrolment.  This will help us support you if necessary in achieving a successful course outcome.

Possible Pathway Options
Upon completion of this course, learners could apply for an apprenticeship or enrol into a Certificate II pre-vocational program post school.

Possible Career Outcomes
Possible career outcomes include trade assistant and carpentry/joinery worker.

Course Units
To complete CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction, learners must complete eight (8) core units and three (3) elective units.
Core Units  
CPCCCM1012 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
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project
Elective Units*  
CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures

Training and Assessment
Learners are expected to engage in class sessions on a regular basis, meet course requirements and undertake a certain amount of self-directed preparation, reading and practice at their initiative and in their own time. 

Assessments include activities, case studies, quizzes, short answer questions, video responses, and observation of performance.

Digital Equipment
Learners will need access to a digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to Vet.Link.  Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet.

Download the Course Description here

*Correct at time of publication, subject to change
30 July 2020

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