This qualification provides an introduction to the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. The units of competency cover essential work health and safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, communication skills, work planning, and basic use of tools and materials. The qualification is built around a basic construction project unit that integrates the skills and embeds the facets of employability skills in context.
The qualification is suited to vocational education and training (VET) in Schools programs or learners with no previous connection to the construction industry or relevant employment history.
There are no specific job outcomes to this qualification, but the skills achieved will assist in successfully undertaking a Certificate II pre-vocational program or job outcome qualification or will facilitate entry into an Australian Apprenticeship.
The unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry is designed to meet WHS regulatory authority requirements for WHS induction and must be achieved before access to any building and construction work site.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
CPCCCM1011 - Undertake basic estimation and costing
CPCCCM2004* - Handle construction materials
CPCCCM2005* - Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCOM1012 - Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013 - Plan and organise work
CPCCVE1011* - Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCWHS2001 - Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
BSBSUS211 - Participate in sustainable work practices
CPCCCM2006 - Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOM1014 - Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 - Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM1017 - Prepare simple construction sketches
CPCCOM2001* - Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCVE1002 - Undertake a basic computer design project
An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met.