CPC20220 Certificate II in Construction Pathways

Award Course


This qualification provides a pathway to the primary trades in the construction industry with the exception of plumbing. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an Australian Apprenticeship and this Certificate II allows for inclusion of skills suited for entry to off-site occupations, such as joinery and shopfitting as well as carpentry, bricklaying and other occupations in general construction. This Certificate II is designed to introduce learners to the recognised trade callings in the construction industry and provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that are required in most Certificate III qualifications. The elective options are structured to allow choice from areas of trade skills as an introduction to a range of occupations.


This qualification could lead to employment as a carpenter, builder or renovator.


Certificate III in Carpentry and Certificate IV in Building and Construction.

Course Delivery

Work placed based trainee delivery.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry 20 $24.00
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work 20 $24.00
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations 20 $24.00
CPCCVE1011 Undertake a basic construction project 40 $48.00
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry 20 $24.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
CPCCCA2002 Use carpentry tools and equipment 96 $115.20
CPCCCA2011 Handle carpentry materials 16 $19.20
CPCCCM2004 Handle construction materials 16 $19.20
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures 8 $15.00
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights 8 $15.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2021 2022
Government Subsidised $1,249 $1,124
Concession $512 $488
RPL Government Subsidised $557 $795
RPL Concession $111 $159
RPL Self-funded $835 $1,060
Self-Funded $1,527 $1,257

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2021 July Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time, Semester 2, Trainee