Accredited Course Details

CPC10120 - SOA - Certificate I in Construction Subject Only



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.

Course Overview

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.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course however a sufficient level of language, literacy and numeracy is required for students to be able to complete the required assessments.

Course Structure

To be awarded the Certificate I in Construction you must complete:
A total number of units = 11
8 core units plus
3 elective units, of which:

Core units:
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
 
Elective units​*
CPCCOM1015 - Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM2001 -  Read and interpret plans and specification
CPCCOM1014 - Conduct workplace communication
​*Elective units may vary by location or negotiation

Course Delivery

You have up to 12 months to complete the course.

Assessment

Assessment is based on competency (the ability to demonstrate specific skills), depending on delivery, may be undertaken through a combination of observation and discussion, case studies and written assignments.

Recognition & Credit

You may already have significant experience in some of the areas covered by this qualification. If you can provide sufficient evidence of this you may be able to meet the course requirements by a recognition pathway. Contact Civil safety for further information.
 
If you have already have acquired some of the units of competency in this qualification and be eligible for a direct credit for completed units. In order to claim a credit for these units Civil Safety must sight an original Statement of Attainment from the issuing registered training organisation.

Support

You will be required to complete a pre-enrolment assessment as part of the enrolment process.  The pre-enrolment assessment assists in evaluating your suitability for the course and to tailor any required support services to meet your individual needs.  If required, a representative from Civil Safety may contact you to discuss alternative options or available support services to assist you with your course.
 
During your studies, you will receive feedback after each assessment/assignment and the trainer/assessor will be available to discuss the feedback or provide additional assistance or direction as appropriate. 

Certification

A qualification testamur and transcript will be issued by Civil safety upon successful completion of course requirements, provided that all administrative requirements have been met and course fees are paid in full.  In these circumstances, certificate will be issued within 30 days.

Where a student does not complete all course components, a statement of attainment listing successfully completed units will be issued by Civil Safety within 30 days of course completion/exit as long as applicable outstanding fees are paid.

Enrolment

Enrolment is contingent upon an application being accepted.  Factors considered in the evaluation of enrolment applications include meeting course entry requirements, eligibility for a training subsidy (where applicable) and acceptance or any applicable terms of enrolment.

It is a condition of enrolment in any nationally recognised training (accredited) programme that you supply the training organisation with a valid unique student identifier (USI).  If you don’t already have a USI, you can apply for one online at www.usi.gov.au.

Enrolment is confirmed upon payment of applicable fees, Civil Safety will collect no more than $1500 of the total fee on initial enrolment.

Fees

You may be eligible to receive a government subsidy for this course.  Please contact Civil Safety to check if you are eligible.

Further Information

Our student handbook is available to prospective students and is available prior to enrolment by contacting any of our training locations or can be downloaded from our website www.civilsafety.edu.au.  The student handbook reflects our policies and contains important information on enrolment, recognition, training & assessment, complaints and appeals, fees and refunds, rules and responsibilities and a range of general information.  To enrol or for any further information please contact one of our offices via the contact details in the location section.

 

Upcoming Programs

  Name   Course Start Date   Course End Date   Location   Cost
White Card - MORANBAH 01/01/2022 31/12/2022 Civil Safety - Moranbah $160.00
RCG - White Card 24/05/2022 31/08/2022 Civil Safety - Cairns $100.00
Malanda State High School - White Card (linked Short Course ID 1858612) 10 September 2022 10/09/2022 10/09/2022 Civil Safety - Cairns $0.00