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CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction

Course Category: Construction / Trade

Why choose DGT?

Take this opportunity to become your own phenomenon with DGT. 

Our trainer Sonny is all the reason you will need to choose this course through DGT. But don't take our word for it, here's what his students had to say;

"More people should do it, especially if they are lacking confidence. Sonny is a really amazing teacher, who invested time one-on-one which is what I needed" - Jacob.

"Sonny engaged well with the whole group. He made us all feel comfortable and encouraged a willingness to learn and enable ourselves" - Ellie.

DGT is also your local trusted supplier of training for over 30 years.

We are industry experts and will assist you in finding your way to getting started.

Course Description

The Certificate I in Construction offers a practical kick start to your career path in the trades and for those eligible is only $15!!! 

Join Sonny for this employment ready hands on course. Running as a consolidated 9 week program on Monday's and Tuesday's to ensure you waste no time in learning what you need to know for your real world apprenticeship or traineeship opportunity. This course offers an introduction to the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. 

This course will teach you;

  • Basic use of tools and materials
  • Essential work health and safety requirements
  • Green building skills
  • Work planning
  • The industrial and work organisation structure
  • Communication skills

Potential Career Pathways

  • Builder  
  • Carpenter
  • Construction Worker
  • Cabinet maker
  • Furniture maker
  • Plumber 
  • Electrician
  • Landscaper

Course Requirements

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 10 units of competency. There are 8 core units to complete plus 2 elective units which must be selected from the units listed below. 

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Course Units

Core Units

  • CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
  • CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project

Elective Units

  • CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
  • CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures

Course Details

Students who are deemed competent will receive;

CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction
CPCCOHS1001A – Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card)
Both of which are recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

These certifications are nationally recognised. The qualification is issued by DGT (RTO 1719). 


2 full days a week on Mondays and Tuesdays for 9 weeks is all it takes. 


The course is run from local community centres so that you have the ability to give back to the community through your practical course work. The course is designed for those looking to better themselves, improve career prospects, gain self confidence and practical skills that make you more employable. 

Complementary Courses 

To further prepare yourself for a career in the Construction industry consider these courses on your learning journey;


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CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction

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