CPC10120 – Certificate I In Construction – VET in Schools (VETiS)


12 Months*

Delivery Modes

Face to Face


Cairns and Brisbane

Prerequisites –

You must be a Year 10, 11 or 12 student enrolled at a participating high school. In addition, the duration of the course cannot be longer than your remaining high school studies.

QCE Points: Up to 3

Information is current at time of publishing, to confirm the QCE points please visit the Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority (QCAA) website.

Cairns and Brisbane

What you’ll learn

This qualification is a great introduction into the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. This qualification will show employers you are ready for the next step and builds on your foundation skills and knowledge to gain an apprenticeship in any construction trade.

This course covers essential work health and safety requirements and teaches you basic skills in the use of construction tools and materials, reading and interpreting plans, making measurements and calculations and communicating in the workplace. This hands-on qualification is built around a basic construction project that integrates these skills just like in the workplace.

We have trade-qualified instructors who will show you what it’s like to work in the construction industry and help you apply your skills.

Units – Total number of Units = 11

Handle construction materials

Use construction tools and equipment

Undertake basic estimation and costing

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

Plan and organise work

Undertake a basic construction project

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Apply WHS requirement, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Conduct workplace communication

Carry out measurements and calculations

Read and interpret plans and specifications

Duration – 12 months*

Face to Face – Students attend classes at scheduled times and are presented with subject material by a Trainer. Practical training is delivered in a simulated work environment at our Trade Centres in Brisbane or Cairns.

Completion of this qualification is a useful step towards the following career pathways:

  • Carpenter
  • Bricklayer
  • Tiler
  • Plasterer
  • Painter
  • Plumber
  • Civil

Funded by the Queensland Government Department of Employment, Small Business & Training (DESBT) through the VET investment budget.

Or through Fee for Service arrangement.

Fees: $3,150 ($286.36 per unit).

Find out More!

The Skill360 team is committed to helping our students succeed. With assistance to match students with their ideal course, finding access to financial aid where needed, and offering clear pathways to course completion, we’re helping students achieve program success from the moment they first begin to study with Skill360.

If you’re an employer interested in supporting your staff to level up their skills, reach out to our in-house team to discuss opportunities for co-payment. With more organisations opting to support their staff with upskilling, we’re happy to coordinate a sustainable way for your existing team to gain new knowledge and skills while continuing to work on the job.

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