This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It provides an introduction to the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. The units of competency cover essential OHS 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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

11 units: 8 core; 3 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry; Plan and organise work; Conduct workplace communication; Read and interpret plans and specifications; Use construction tools and equipment; Work safely in the construction industry; Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry; Undertake a basic construction project. Electives: Undertake basic estimation and costing; Carry out measurements and calculations; Handle construction materials; Apply basic levelling procedures; Undertake a basic computer design project.

Study Pathways:

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.

Related Careers:

Construction Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Alice Springs No info No Online
Alice Springs No info No Full time
Established in 1980, Centre for Appropriate Technology Ltd (CfAT) is a Registered Training Organisation and an Indigenous science and technology centre. CfAT's principal objective is research into appropriate technologies for remote communities. CfAT's research, design, training and development focus is on securing sustainable livelihoods through appropriate technology. Research and development is in the fields of water supply and quality, energy, communication, shelter, waste and sanitation, transport education, training and capacity building.

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