Certificate I in Construction

Course Description

Enhance your opportunities to gain a complete apprenticeship by undertaking this course offering real-world skill development in construction.

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

Upon successful completion of this course you will also receive a General Safety Induction (White Card).

Career Opportunities

This course is suitable for those looking to work as a labourer or handyman. Similarly, it is a pathway course for those looking to enrol in further study in carpentry, construction, furniture making, plumbing, electrical studies, and landscaping.

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Course Requirements

To successfully achieve this qualification, you must complete eleven units of competency. There are eight core units and three elective units.

  • Recommended: Sound achievement in Year 10 English and Mathematics, or equivalent
  • All students must acquire and wear the correct PPE. This includes protective eyewear (clear safety glasses as per Australian Standard AS 1336 or 1337), protective footwear (safety toe, leather upper, non-slip as per AS2210), and protective clothing (sleeved, cotton work wear or employer supplied uniform.
  • CPCCCM1012A
    Work effectively & sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1014A
    Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCCM1013A
    Plan & organise work
  • CPCCCM2001A
    Read and interpret plans & specifications
  • CPCCCM2005B
    Use construction tools & equipment
  • CPCCWHS1001
    Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • CPCCOHS2001A
    Apply OHS requirements, policies & procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCVE1011A
    Undertake a basic construction project

Elective Units View MoreView Less

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

Course Delivery

  • Combination of practical and theory work.

Program Length

  • One day per week across the school year.

DGT Employment & Training is a registered Training Organisation RTO 1719

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Eligibility criteria applies. Contact DGT for more imformation.

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