CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways



This qualification provides a pathway to the primary trades in the construction industry with the exception of plumbing. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an Australian Apprenticeship and this Certificate II 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.

This Certificate II is designed to introduce learners to the recognised trade callings in the construction industry and provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that are required in most Certificate III qualifications. The elective options are structured to suit someone who may be looking at leaning to a trade outcome in Carpentry.


January 2016

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Far North Queensland - Cairns, Innisfail, Mossman, Tablelands

*Courses are subject to availability.


Full course fees are determined through our Fee Schedule 2017.

*Students may be eligible for funded placements. To find out more about funding available contact us.



If you are currently working in the industry you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning (RPL). Please contact us for further information or further to the Student Handbook.


Pathways from this qualification can include apprenticeship options to the broader industry. Employment pathways from an apprenticeship may lead to occupational trade related fields such as - Labourer, Builder, Carpenter, Painter, Gardener, Plumber etc.


Core Units

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

CPCCCM1015A             Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM1014A             Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1012A             Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM2001A             Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM1013A             Plan and organise work

Elective Units

CPCCCM2004A             Handle construction materials

CPCCCM2006B             Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCO2013A             Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCWF3001A             Prepare surfaces for tiling applications

CPCCCM2010B             Work safely at heights

CPCCCA2002B             Use carpentry tools and equipment

CPCCCA3011A             Handle carpentry materials

CPCCCA2003A             Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground