CPC10111

Certificate I in Construction

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Certificate 1 in Construction

Course Overview

Every great career needs an equally great launching pad - highlighting the true value of the CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction. If you are looking for an introduction into the busy, productive world of construction, this is the place to start.

Work safety

If you haven't been exposed to the construction industry before, it can be surprising the number of hazards and risks that need to be managed. As such, the Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111) provides an overview of the OHS requirements, policies and procedures that will need to be understood to be safe on the job.

Learn the tools

Construction tools, equipment and materials need to be treated with respect and require a basic understanding before use. In order to be a productive member of the team, this knowledge is essential for any construction professional. This introduction to the construction industry offers this in spades and will ensure you are a dab hand at handling all basic tools and equipment.

Workplace expectations

Gain a working understanding of how construction workplaces operate from the project stage to reading and interpreting plans and carrying out measurements and calculations. The construction industry is just as about the physical labour as the mental application - something key to keep in mind.

Career Outcomes

On completing the Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111), you will gain the diverse range of skills needed to qualify for other forms of construction education. While not designed for direct entry into the industry, it teaches the skills that will help you engage in other pre-vocation programs or apprenticeships. With this course completed and other qualifications gained, you'll have a rich array of job opportunities as the construction industry continues to go from strength to strength.

Career support

Study in a range of courses including the Certificate II pre-vocational program or job outcome qualification, or the course will facilitate entry into an Australian Apprenticeship.

Networking Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this course, you could progress to further study at another institution with advanced standing or gain direct university articulation to one of our partner Universities.

CTI
Community

Join the Capital Training Institute Community, a network that spans across Australia. Gain access to employment and business opportunities, career support and events.

Course Info

The Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111) 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 suited to 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 CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry is designed to meet OHS regulatory authority requirements for OHS induction and must be achieved before access to any building and construction work site. A substantial period of work placement is recommended to ensure the unit outcomes are met.

Course
Duration

Full-time Program - 6 months; 20 weeks - 100 workshops inclusive of 20 days practical - Additional self-study required.

Part-time Program - 1 year; 40 weeks - 40 weekly workshops plus 20 days practical - Additional self-study required.

Award

On successful completion a student will be awarded a CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction

Terms &
Conditions

Please refer to the CTI Student Manual 

Additional
Information

What's Included:

Online Forum
Free Wi-Fi
Learner Resources

Units of Competency

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry. It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry.

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. The unit includes identifying task requirements, planning steps and organising work.

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. It covers the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions, responsibility required to be accepted by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement activities and sustainable work practices and techniques.

CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. It includes gathering, conveying and receiving information through verbal and written forms of communication.

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.

CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely select and use construction tools and equipment. It includes hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and plant and equipment. This unit of competency supports achievement of use of basic hand and power tools commonly used in the construction industry.

CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake a basic construction project to provide elementary skills applicable to the construction industry. It includes completion of a project using basic tools, equipment and materials.

CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely manually handle, store and apply environmental management principles associated with construction materials and components. It includes preparing material for mechanical handling.

CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out leveling in a single plane for the purpose of establishing correct and accurate set-out of building components. It includes the set-up, testing and use of leveling devices, and establishing and transferring heights using a range of leveling equipment.

CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment.

Assessment Methods

This course will typically be assessed through a range of assessments, including:

  1. Face-to-face workshops and skills demonstration
  2. Face-to-face tutorials and activities (where applicable)
  3. Self-study and knowledge check questions
  4. Activities and observations in the workplace
  5. Project work and portfolios
  6. 3rd Party reports

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification.

  1. Public

Dates & Fees

For information on course commencement dates and course fees, contact your relevant state office. For information on VET FEE-HELP qualifications, click here.

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* Must be an Australian citizen

FAQs

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What is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)?

Registered Training Organisations (RTO) are providers of courses endorsed by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). RTO’s are also accredited to assess participants against each course’s criteria and, as a result, the qualifications they issue are nationally recognised.

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Are workshops, lectures and tutorials compulsory?

For all qualifications attendance is mandatory, which includes workshops, lectures and tutorials. If a student has an unexpected, unplanned or unavoidable absence, they must contact CTI as soon as possible to arrange an alternative to any training that may be missed. For more information please refer to our Student Manual at https://issuu.com/ctiaustralia/docs/student_manual_2015_lq/1?e=10413670/15279501

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