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Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship

22338VIC

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Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship – 22338VIC

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Course Overview

The Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship is the recognised pathway into a career in Building and Construction.

Set yourself up to land an apprenticeship by gaining the basic skills and hand-on experience you'll need in the workplace. You'll learn to construct basic roof and wall frames, install interior fittings, and set up formwork for concreting.

You'll also learn important workplace safety knowledge, and learn to interpret plans and drawings for construction.

This course is delivered on campus, and is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme for eligible students.

Career Pathways

This course acts as an entry point into the Construction industry.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the:

  • CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
  • CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying
  • CPC31912 Certificate III In Joinery
  • CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry
  • CPC31311 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling
  • CPC31211 Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining
  • CPC31011 Certificate III in Solid Plastering
  • CPC32311 Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental/ Installation)

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Archer Street

Pre App, Starts 4th March, 4 days (Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri) 8am - 4.30pm / 2020

Pre App, Starts Mon 6th July, 4 day (Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri), 8am - 4.30pm / 2020

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Pre App, Starts Mon 10th Feb, 4 days (Mon,Tue, Thu, Fri) 8am-4pm /2020

Pre App, Starts Mon 6th July, 4 days week(Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri), 8am - 4.30pm / 2020

Fee Information

All applicants fall under one of the following:

To be elegible for a government subsidy you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen; or
  • A new holder of a permanent visa; or
  • A New Zealand citizen

1. Subsidised Standard
$1,366.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$278.00
3. Full Fee
$3,561.00

All applicants are liable for the following costs:

Course Materials
$579.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
  • Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement
Core Units
CPCCCM1012A
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1014A
Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A
Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2006
Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOHS2001A
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCWHS1001
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
HLTAID002
Provide basic emergency life support
VU22014
Prepare for work in the building and construction industry
VU22015
Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings
VU22016
Erect and safely use working platforms
Elective Units
VU22022
Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment
VU22023
Perform basic setting out
VU22024
Construct basic sub-floor
VU22025
Construct basic wall frames
VU22026
Construct a basic roof frame
VU22027
Install basic external cladding
VU22028
Install basic window and door frames
VU22029
Install interior fixings
VU22030
Carry out basic demolition for timber structures
VU22031
Construct basic formwork for concreting

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge tests
  • Projects
  • Work observation evidence
  • Demonstration Online Assessments

Brad Ornsby
Campus: Shepparton

Peter Rippingale
Campus: Wangaratta

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions. Students are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions and participate in all practical activities.

Pre-Apprenticeship students are enrolled full time for a 12 month period and attend classes 4 days a week.

VETiS students complete the course over a 3 year period and attend classes 1 day a week.

TEC students are enrolled part time for 2 years, attending classes 1 day a week, these students will not complete the full course, however will be provided with a Statement of Attainment for the units completed.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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