The Certificate II in Construction Pathways will give you a chance to sample a variety of trade skills, such as painting, joinery, shopfitting, carpentry, bricklaying and tiling and help you find your career path in a highly employable sector.
Career opportunities, include:
- wall and floor tiling apprenticeship
- bricklaying apprenticeship
- joinery and shopffitting apprenticeship
- painting and decorating apprenticeship
Pathways to further study:
- CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying
- CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry
- CPC31320 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling
- CPC30620 Certificate III in Painting and decorating
- CPC30120 Certificate III in Shopfitting
- CPC31920 Certificate III in Joinery
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Studying the Certificate II in Construction Pathways at Holmesglen
You'll learn the best work, health and safety practices, how to correctly use tools, and learn about the materials you will be working with.
You will understand the job, and what is required of you and learn to effectively communicate with your workmates.
This qualification’s core units will meet the requirements, and provide credits toward most Certificate III qualifications - apprenticeship courses - in building and construction trades.
You’ll gain an understanding of building skills and principles and be exposed to common scenarios you’ll experience on the job.
Our teachers are industry experts that have worked in the field. Here at Holmesglen, we structure our courses to use our real-world working environments so you're well prepared to enter into an apprenticeship and begin your trade.
||Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
||Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment
||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
||Plan and organise work
||Carry out measurements and calculations
||Undertake basic installation of wall tiles
||Apply basic levelling procedures
||Undertake a basic construction project
||Handle construction materials
||Use painting and decorating tools and equipment
| Code || Name |
|CPCCWHS2001||Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCBL2002||Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment|
|CPCCOM1012||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCOM1013||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCOM1015||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCCM2013||Undertake basic installation of wall tiles|
|CPCCCM2006||Apply basic levelling procedures|
|CPCCVE1011||Undertake a basic construction project|
|CPCCCM2004||Handle construction materials|
|CPCCPD2012||Use painting and decorating tools and equipment|
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.
There are no formal entry requirements.
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.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
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Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive the CPC20220 Certificate II Construction Pathways.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Free TAFE eligible student||FREE|
|JobTrainer eligible student||FREE|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession