The Certificate II in Building and Construction is designed to improve your carpentry
or associated building trades apprenticeship prospects.
This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.
This is a two year course which opens up employment opportunities in the building construction
and building design industries by providing the skills and knowledge you need for the carpentry and
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.
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.
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Conduct workplace communication
Carry out measurements and calculations
Apply basic levelling procedures
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Provide basic emergency life support
Prepare for work in the building and construction industry
Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings
Erect and safely use working platforms
Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment
Perform basic setting out
Construct basic sub-floor
Construct basic wall frames
Construct a basic roof frame
Install basic external cladding
Install basic window and door frames
Carry out basic demolition for timber structures
Construct basic formwork for concreting
| Code || Name |
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCCM2006||Apply basic levelling procedures|
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCWHS1001||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry|
|HLTAID002||Provide basic emergency life support|
|VU22014||Prepare for work in the building and construction industry|
|VU22015||Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings|
|VU22016||Erect and safely use working platforms|
|VU22022||Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment|
|VU22023||Perform basic setting out|
|VU22024||Construct basic sub-floor|
|VU22025||Construct basic wall frames|
|VU22026||Construct a basic roof frame|
|VU22027||Install basic external cladding|
|VU22028||Install basic window and door frames|
|VU22029||Install interior fixings|
|VU22030||Carry out basic demolition for timber structures|
|VU22031||Construct basic formwork for concreting|
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
Further study options include the Certificate III in Carpentry or other Certificate III building trade apprenticeships.
- Carpentry apprenticeship
- building trade apprenticeship
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.