Certificate I in Construction

CPC10120

Enrolment and accreditation of qualification awarded by:

Alpha College Pty Ltd - RTO Code: 45288

Modification History

Release 5

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 6.5.

Prerequisite asterisk * added to unit CPCCVE1011 Undertake a basic construction project.

Release 4

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 6.3.

Minor formatting correction.

Release 3

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 6.2.

Change of unit title BSBSUS211 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices in Elective units to BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices.

Release 2

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 5.1.

Unit list typographical error corrected in code CPCCWHS2001.

Release 1

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 5.0.

Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction. Updated to meet the Standards for Training Packages 2012.

Qualification Description

This qualification provides an introduction to the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. The units of competency cover essential work health and safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, communication skills, work planning, and basic use of tools and materials. The qualification is built around a basic construction project unit that integrates the skills and embeds the facets of employability skills in context.

The qualification is suited to vocational education and training (VET) in Schools programs or learners with no previous connection to the construction industry or relevant employment history.

There are no specific job outcomes to this qualification, but the skills achieved will assist in successfully undertaking a Certificate II pre-vocational program or job outcome qualification or will facilitate entry into an Australian Apprenticeship.

The unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry is designed to meet WHS regulatory authority requirements for WHS induction and must be achieved before access to any building and construction work site.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 11 units of competency:

The elective units are to be chosen as follows:

Prerequisite units of competency  

An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit(s) must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. Check the unit of competency for information on specific prerequisite requirements. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification.

Core units 

CPCCCM1011

Undertake basic estimation and costing

CPCCCM2004*

Handle construction materials

CPCCCM2005*

Use construction tools and equipment

CPCCOM1012

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCOM1013

Plan and organise work

CPCCVE1011*

Undertake a basic construction project

CPCCWHS1001

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

CPCCWHS2001

Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Elective units 

BSBSUS211

Participate in sustainable work practices

CPCCCM2006

Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCOM1014

Conduct workplace communication

CPCCOM1015

Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCOM1017

Prepare simple construction sketches

CPCCOM2001*

Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCVE1002

Undertake a basic computer design project

Qualification Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction.

Links

The Companion Volume Implementation Guide for the CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package is available at - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=7e15fa6a-68b8-4097-b099-030a5569b1ad