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CPC20220 - Certificate II in Construction Pathways
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CPC20220 – Certificate II in Construction Pathways


DURATION >> 10 weeks
DAYS / TIME >> 3 days per week (Mon to Wed), 8:30am – 4:00pm

COST >> FREE or LOW COST* eligibility criteria applies
LOCATION >> ITeC’s Construction Workshop, Coniston

An introduction to trades within the BUILDING INDUSTRY

Practical course with underpinning theory delivered at ITeC’s Construction Hub.

This course provides skills training in a wide range of building trades.
>> TILING (includes basic waterproofing)

Foundation skills incorporated into this course are working effectively while planning and preparing the projects, applying and following safety requirements, measuring, calculating and levelling the tasks and handling materials for each task.

What will I learn throughout the course?

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Learn and apply Work Health and Safety (WHS) requirements and regulations including:
• Identifying hazards
• Assessing and controlling risks
• Following Safe Operating Procedures (SOPS) for tools and equipment.
• Correctly fitting and using a range of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Tools, equipment and materials

Learn the correct use, handling and safe operating procedures of various trade tools and their required maintenance including:
• Compound mitre saw
• Electric sanders
• Leveling tools
• Tiling tools
• Chisels, bevels and squares


The projects will allow the student to plan and organise their tasks including measuring, calculating material requirements and cutting materials, using a range of hand power tools and equipment. Time management to keep their project on track and to a standard required within the building industry.

Course Units

Core Units
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the Construction Industry
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCVE1011 Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the Construction Industry

Elective Units
CPCCCA2002 Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCWF2002 Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCWF3004 Repair wall and floor tiling
CPCCCM2004 Handle construction materials

Career Opportunities

Successfully completing this course will provide the core industry skills and a foundation to employment in the building industry including a pathway to an apprenticeship.

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* This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government through the Smart and Skilled program.