Certificate I in Construction
Construction course details
Course description and aims
This course is for those with no previous employment or connection to the
construction industry. It provides the educational requirements for those
seeking a 'Fair Trading' Minor Maintenance/Cleaning non structural repair
You will learn about Work Health and Safety, planning for work,
following basic instructions and using tools and materials.
It is also suited to those undertaking VET in schools programs.
Course outcomes and careers
Construction industry worker, building maintenance worker.
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 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
The unit CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry is designed to
meet OHS regulatory authority requirements for OHS induction and must be
achieved before access to any building and construction work site.
The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading
to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated
workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to
be delivered in this context.
On 1 January 2012 the Work Health Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) was implemented in
NSW. Delivery and assessment of this course must be based on this legislation.
Work Health and Safety (WHS) was referred to in NSW as Occupational Health and
Safety (OHS) and in some countries people know it as Occupational Safety and
Health (OSH). Please refer to the Work Health and Safety heading in Section B
6.1 Delivery Modes for more information.
TAFE NSW trainers and assessors must meet the requirements specified in the
Standards for NVR Registered Training
Enrol at any location
Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
Thursday 8 June 2017 from 8:00am to 4:00pm at Randwick College, Main Campus, Corner of Darley Road & King Street, Building B, Level 2, Room B2.27.
You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class a week over 2 days. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Day 1&2 from 8:00am to 4:00pm.
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
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Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry||16|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication||8|
|CPCCCM2004A||Handle construction materials||40|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work||12|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications||16|
|CPCCPD3029A||Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings||24|
|CPCCVE1011A||Undertake a basic construction project||40|
|CPCCCM1011A||Undertake basic estimation and costing||36|
|CPCCCM2005B||Use construction tools and equipment||40|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry||12|