CPC20120 – Certificate II in Construction

Course Code and Name:
CPC20120 – Certificate II in Construction

Qualification Description:
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.

The qualification has core units of competency that are required in many Certificate III qualifications. The elective options are structured to allow choice from a range of units aligned at Certificate III level and in total could provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 15 units of competency:

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units.

The elective units are to be chosen as follows:

  • up to 5 units from the elective units below
  • one unit may be chosen from Certificate I, II or III qualifications in CPC Training Package or another current Training Package or accredited course, provided the integrity of the AQF alignment is ensured, and they contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Prerequisite units of competency:

An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit(s) must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. Check the unit of competency for information on specific prerequisite requirements. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification.

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

CPCCCM2002* Carry out hand excavation
CPCCCM2007* Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2009* Carry out basic demolition
CPCCRI3001* Operate personnel and materials hoists
CPCCSF2004* Place and fix reinforcement materials
RIICCM210E Install trench support
RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces
RIIWHS205E Control traffic with stop-slow bat
RIIWMG203E Drain and dewater civil construction site
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck