Project Description

An introduction to the construction industry.

What is this course about?

This course covers how to plan and organise work, conduct workplace communication and use construction tools and equipment. The course also covers how to apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry. You can choose electives to complement you interests, choosing from basic estimation and costing, handling construction materials, basic levelling procedures, measurements and calculations or undertaking a basic computer design project.

Who should do it?

This qualification is suitable for anyone currently working in a construction environment.

How will undertaking this course benefit you?

This course will allow you to apply and practice skills to complement your on-the-job training. You will learn to work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry, how to plan and organise work and how to undertake a basic construction project. Our trade-qualified teachers will train you to work safely and effectively and will assist you to plan and inspect your work to ensure the highest standards.

Are there any entry requirements?

Participants should have a minimum of four years’ experience working in a relevant role, and must hold a current Construction Induction (White) Card and/or a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in the Construction Industry.

All participants must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). To obtain yours, go to www.usi.gov.au and follow the prompts to create your USI.

How is it delivered?

Blended Delivery. A mix of both online and face to face learning.

Where is it?

Villawood Education and Skills development centre or another venue chosen by Best Option Training.

What do I get from it?

Upon successful completion participants receive a certificate from Best Option Training for CPC10111 – Certificate I in Construction.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 11 units of competency:
  • 8 core units
  • 3 elective units.

The elective units are to be chosen as follows:

  • up to 3 units from the elective units below
  • 1 unit from Certificate I or II qualifications in CPC08 or another current Training Package or state accredited course, provided the integrity of the AQF alignment is ensured, and they contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Some units in this qualification have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

Core units 
CPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013APlan and organise work
CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communication
CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2005BUse construction tools and equipment
CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCVE1011A
Undertake a basic construction project
Elective units
CPCCCM1011AUndertake basic estimation and costing
CPCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM1016AIdentify requirements for safe tilt-up work
CPCCCM2004AHandle construction materials
CPCCCM2006BApply basic levelling procedures
CPCCVE1002BUndertake a basic computer design project

What do I need to bring?

  • 100 points of identification
  • A pen
  • Closed footwear
  • High visibility shirt or vest
  • Students are required to have access to the internet and a computer with a webcam.

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