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.


This course is delivered face-to-face and includes a blend of theory and practical assessments.

Cohort - New Entrant Into The Industry

Face-to-face training is delivered two days per week (5.5 hours per day) for 12 weeks.

It is suggested that students do 15 hours of independent study per week plus an additional 1 day per week of LLN support if required (over 3-6 months).


Cairns and surrounding regions.

Courses are subject to availability.

Course FEES

Full course fees are determined through our Schedule of Fees.

We currently offer this course for a fee of $3,240.


Certificate II in Construction Pathways (CPC20211) is an introductory course to the construction industry.

Career 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 - Bricklayer/Blocklayer, Plasterer, Carpenter/Joiner, Waterproofer etc.


To find out more information please contact us on 07 4041 0407.



CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCCM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM1014 Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM1013 Plan and organise work


CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment

CPCCCA2003 Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials

CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCJN2001A Assemble components

CPCCSH3006 Prepare shopfittings and surfaces and apply liquid finishes