Certificate II in Construction Pathways

TAFE SA

This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It provides a pathway to the primary trades in the construction industry with the exception of plumbing. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an apprenticeship and this course allows for inclusion of skills suited for entry to off-site occupations, such as joinery and shopfitting as well as carpentry, bricklaying and other occupations in general construction. It is designed to introduce learners to the recognised trade callings in the construction industry and provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements:

An apprenticeship contract

Structure:

12 units: 6 core; 6 electives

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry; Plan and organise work; Conduct workplace communication; Carry out measurements and calculations; Read and interpret plans and specifications; Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry. Electives: Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials; Use carpentry tools and equipment; Handle solid plastering materials; Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment; Prepare for construction waterproofing process; Prepare surfaces; Finish stone; Work safely at heights; Carry out basic demolition; plus more.

Further information:

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

Related Careers:

Construction Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Tonsley No info Yes Full time 6 months
Elizabeth No info Yes Full time 6 months
Noarlunga No info Yes Full time 6 months
Port Augusta No info No Full time 6 months
Mount Gambier No info Yes Full time 6 months
TAFE SA is South Australia's largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia. It is also a registered higher education provider. More than one million students have studied with us since we were established in 1971. Each year, we accept more than 70,000 student enrolments and deliver training at over 300 locations right across South Australia. Our courses cover more than 80 areas of industry and activity, with flexible delivery options that suit the needs of our students. The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Student Outcomes Survey findings in 2017 showed that 87% of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying, and 89% of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training. These results are fantastic for students, and they also demonstrate our significant contribution to building a skilled, sustainable workforce for the state of South Australia. TAFE SA is responsive to the needs of employers, working with industry groups to deliver relevant, high quality training that aligns with contemporary career opportunities. International students from more than 70 countries choose to study at TAFE SA for the quality of education and support they receive, as well as the enviable South Australian lifestyle.

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

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