This qualification teaches learners about the diverse trades in the construction industry. It will provide meaningful credit towards a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

You will learn about the skills suited for entry to off-site occupations. These include joinery, carpentry, bricklaying and other occupations in general construction. The qualification provides a pathway to primary trades in the construction industry (excluding plumbing).

Most Certificate III qualifications require students to hold core units of competency. This qualification provides those core units of competency. The elective options allow choice from areas of trade skills as an introduction to a range of occupations.
  • About some of possible jobs in the construction industry. These include general construction, concreting, carpentry and plastering
  • The skills needed to undertake these jobs
  • How to stay safe and healthy in the workplace
  • The skills employers value in young workers.
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Develop your practical construction skills in the workshop
  • Undertake a practical work placement
Have an interest in construction and enjoy working in a practical way.

Course Overview

You have

  • An interest in construction
  • To enjoy working in a practical way
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills

VET course

Certificate II in Construction Pathways

May lead to

  • Further study
  • Work in construction or other areas of interest.