Course Code and Name:
CPC20120 – Certificate II in Construction
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.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
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.
Use construction tools and equipment
Apply basic levelling procedures
Work safely at heights
Carry out concreting to simple forms
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Plan and organise work
Conduct workplace communication
Carry out measurements and calculations
Read and interpret plans and specifications
Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Carry out hand excavation
Use explosive power tools
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Carry out basic demolition
Operate personnel and materials hoists
Place and fix reinforcement materials
Install trench support
Enter and work in confined spaces
Control traffic with stop-slow bat
Drain and dewater civil construction site
Licence to operate a forklift truck