The Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship (Carpentry) is a course designed to improve secondary school students' chances of gaining a carpentry or associated building trades apprenticeship.
Career opportunities, include:
- Partial completion of pre-apprenticeship in carpentry, building trades
Pathways to further study:
- Completion of the 22338VIC Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship
- CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry
- Other Certificate III building trade apprenticeships.
Studying the Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship at Holmesglen
During the course you will gain experience in using hand and power tools, and learn a wide range of carpentry skills, including how to install windows and doors, wall framing, interior fixing and roofing.
This course opens up employment opportunities in the building construction and building design industries by providing the skills and knowledge you need for the carpentry and building trades.
Delivered over two years to students currently enrolled in senior secondary school, the duration of the qualification allows students to achieve a partial completion while completing their normal secondary school studies.
The program is delivered face-to-face for four hours per week for 30 weeks per year.
This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.
Wed 8.30am-12.30pm OR 1pm-5pm OR Fri 8.30am-12.30pm OR 1pm-5pm
||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
||Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment
||Apply basic levelling procedures
||Provide basic emergency life support
||Perform basic setting out
||Erect and safely use working platforms
||Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings
||Construct basic wall frames
||Install basic external cladding
||Install basic window and door frames
||Carry out basic demolition for timber structures
||Construct a basic roof frame
| Code || Name |
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|VU22022||Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment|
|CPCCCM2006||Apply basic levelling procedures|
|HLTAID002||Provide basic emergency life support|
|VU22023||Perform basic setting out|
|VU22016||Erect and safely use working platforms|
|VU22015||Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings|
|VU22025||Construct basic wall frames|
|VU22027||Install basic external cladding|
|VU22028||Install basic window and door frames|
|VU22030||Carry out basic demolition for timber structures|
|VU22026||Construct a basic roof frame|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
When undertaking the course, you must be enrolled as a VCE or VCAL student at a Victorian secondary school.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Qualification and recognition
Students will receive a Statement of Attainment for units completed, as this course is only available through the VET in schools program for partial completion.
How to apply
If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.
T: 03 9209 5109
For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.