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Certificate II in
Building & Construction



Certificate II in Building & Construction


Carpenter working at the carpentry manufacturing
Applications Open
Course Level Certificate II
Free Course For eligible students

Delivery Method Face To Face & Virtual Online

Duration 33 Weeks

Employment Outcome Construction Labourer,
Civil Construction General Hand

Qualification Description

The aim of the 22338VIC Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pre-Apprenticeship) is to provide learners with basic industry-specific skills and knowledge to enable transition into an apprenticeship within the building and construction industries at the Certificate III level.

Entry & Admission Requirements

Learners enrolling in the 22338VIC Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship would be expected to have minimum LLN skills that align to Level 2 of the ACSF in order for them to successfully undertake the qualification.

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  • Applicants must be aged 18 or above
  • To assist prospective students to determine if the course is suitable and appropriate for their individual needs, Pretraining Review (PTR) will be conducted.
  • Successful completion of BCTA’s Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) test.
Course Details
  • Units
  • Course Delivery
  • Fee & Funding
  • How to Enrol

To achieve this qualification following units of competency must be completed:

  • 10 Core Units.
  • All units from the carpentry stream.

The full list of units of competency can be found within the Training Package however, the units offered by BCTA are listed as:

Units of Competency
CPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry (Core)
CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communication (Core)
CPCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations (Core)
CPCCCM2006Apply basic levelling procedures (Core)
CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry (Core)
CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (Core)
HLTAID002Provide basic emergency life support (Core)
VU22014Prepare for work in the building and construction industry (Core)
VU22015Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings (Core)
VU22016Erect and safely use working platforms (Core)
VU22022Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment (Core)
VU22023Perform basic setting out (Carpentry)
VU22024Construct basic sub-floor (Carpentry)
VU22025Construct basic wall frames (Carpentry)
VU22026Construct a basic roof frame (Carpentry)
VU22027Install basic external cladding (Carpentry)
VU22028Install basic window and door frames (Carpentry)
VU22029Install interior fixings (Carpentry)
VU22030Carry out basic demoliti on for timber structures (Carpentry)
VU22031Construct basic formwork for concreting (Carpentry)

This program is to be delivered off the job in a classroom and a carpentry workshop and includes 120 hours of work placement (3 weeks). Classroom delivery will be for 2 days per week for 30 weeks, giving a total delivery time of 33 weeks.

Amount to be paid by the student = $0

This Training is delivered with Victorian Government Funding for eligible students. To be eligible, you must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, or have a permanent residency visa, and be ‘upskilling’ by seeking to enrol in a higher-level course than what you already hold. This may impact your access to further government-subsidized training in the future.

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$7,527 (Flexible payment plans available)

If you want to enrol in any course with BCTA, simply give us a call on 1300 11 2282 or fill out the enquiry form.

A BCTA representative will discuss your needs with you and conduct a pre-enrolment interview to:

    • - Ensure you pick the right course to meet your needs.- Assist you to complete the enrolment form.
    • - Provide an overview of content and assessment requirements.
    • - Discuss our policies and procedures and our Code of Conduct.
    • - Discuss any previous first aid training you have undertaken.
    • - Determine whether or not you will need any additional support.
    • - Once you have enrolled you should keep in mind BCTA Fees and Refunds Policy.
    • - Discuss costs, payment options, cancellations, and refunds.
Course Entry & Exit Points

Given the holistic nature of this program in both the delivery and assessment, it is important to note that
you can only enter the program at the scheduled commencement, or at the commencement of the new unit.

If you are not provided with a timetable upon confirmation of your enrolment or need more
information on please contact BCTA on 1300 11 2282,

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