Certificate II in Building and Construction

Course code: 22338VIC

Registered Training Organisation: Skillinvest

RTO code: 4192

Course Summary

The outcomes of the qualification will enable the participant to develop skills in the following areas:

  • safe handling of selected hand and power tools
  • interpreting workplace documents and plans
  • performing building related calculations
  • communicating effectively in the workplace
  • researching pathways and job opportunities in the construction industry
  • safety requirements on a work site
  • components of building structures
  • basic quality principles in the construction industry
  • awareness of building codes and standards.

Accreditation

Contribution towards VCAL

One credit towards a VCAL learning program is awarded on successful completion of 90 nominal hours of accredited VET curriculum. You will be eligible at Foundation, Intermediate or Senior levels.

Contribution towards VCE

Students will be eligible for two or more units at

Units 1 and 2 level and a Units 3 and 4 sequence.

ATAR Contribution

Students who receive a units 3 and 4 sequence for VCE VET Building will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10 per cent of the lowest study score of the primary four studies).

Scored Assessment Available

No

National or State Accreditation

National

Program Delivery

Program structure

Delivered over two years

Location

Building Training Workshop

Longerenong College

Contact Days/Hours

Wednesdays 9.30 am to 3.20 pm

Structured Workplace Learning

A minimum of 40 hours work placement is recommended.

Employment and Study Pathways

Possible study pathways

  • Carpentry Apprenticeship
  • Architecture
  • Building Engineering
  • Interior Design

Potential career paths

  • Builder
  • Building Site Manager
  • Building Inspector
  • Landscaper

Fees and Equipment

Clothing/Equipment/OH&S

No singlets

Safety boots required

Students experiencing financial disadvantage may be eligible to receive free Work Boots provided by the State Schools’ Relief Program. Contact your VET Coordinator to find out if you are eligible.

Materials Fee

To be paid by the student:

$250

Study Units

Units may include:

Unit code

Core Units

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

HLTAID002

Provide basic emergency life support

CPCCWHS1001

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

VU22014

Prepare for work in the building and construction industry

VU22015

Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings

CPCCCM1015A

Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM2006

Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCM1012A

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1014A

Conduct workplace communication

Unit code            

Elective Units

VU22022

Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment

VU22023

Perform basic setting out

VU22016

Erect and safely use working platforms

VU22030

Carry out basic demolition for timber structures

VU22024

Construct basic sub-floor

VU22031

Construct basic formwork for concreting

VU22025

Construct basic wall frames

VU22026

Construct a basic roof frame

VU22027

Install basic external cladding

VU22028

Install basic windows and door frames

Contact

RTO Contact

Ian Westhead (03) 5381 6200

Contact the WSMVET Cluster Coordinator via the Contact Page

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