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Construction - Certificate II (CPC20112-01V01)
Course brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Career area: Building Construction 
Study area: Building 
National code: CPC20112  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Nowra  Part Time Day  18 Weeks 7-Feb-2017   
Wollongong  Full Time  1 Year 1-Feb-2017  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Features: Traineeships, School trainees, TVET 
Description: This qualification provides an occupational outcome and a range of support tasks applicable to a majority of construction work sites.

The qualification has core units of competency that are required in many Certificate III qualifications. The elective options are structured to allow choice from a range of units aligned at Certificate III level and in total could provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

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.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Career opportunities: Builders’ labourer. 
Support for students: TAFE Illawarra has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE Illawarra can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Nowra
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Nowra Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate II Construction 
Offering code: 17NWR-005 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Attendance will be 2 x 7.5hr days per week for 18 weeks. Attendance starting at 8:00am and finishing at 4:00pm 
Hours per week: 21 
Starting from: 7 February 2017 
Times: 8:00am to 4:00pm
About: Volume of Learning

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 360 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials

Required Skills

This is a Certificate II level course. Skills to study effectively include reading and writing to interpret information, the ability to work a team, receive and act on instructions and communicate with others.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This qualification provides an occupational outcome and a range of support tasks applicable to a majority of construction work sites.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: An information session and assessment will be conducted at Nowra Campus on Wednesday January 18th from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Assessment includes, Literacy. Numeracy and practical hand skills. Students will also be interviewed for selection. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,350
Second qualification $1,620
Concession $160
Exemption $0
Full Fee $4,980
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: An information session and assessment will be conducted at Nowra Campus on Wednesday January 18th from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Assessment includes, Literacy. Numeracy and practical hand skills. Students will also be interviewed for selection. 
Comments: An information session and assessment will be conducted at Nowra Campus on Wednesday January 18th from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Assessment includes, Literacy. Numeracy and practical hand skills. Students will also be interviewed for selection.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate II Construction 
Offering code: 17WLG-121 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 1 Year
Scheduled attendance: Attendance is on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. 
Hours per week: 21 
Starting from: 1 February 2017 
Times: 8:00am to 4:00pm
About: Volume of Learning

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 360 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials

Required Skills

This is a Certificate II level course. Skills to study effectively include reading and writing to interpret information, the ability to work a team, receive and act on instructions and communicate with others.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This qualification provides an occupational outcome and a range of support tasks applicable to a majority of construction work sites.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:
-Broadband internet access
-Computer
-A laptop or tablet with WIFI capability is recommended but not mandatory (android or windows are best suited)
-PPE App $200
-Texts App $120 A full list of equipment will be provided to you in your induction
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Pre-Apprentice Certificate II in Construction, students will be required to attend a testing session on 23 January 2017, in J Block, Ground floor workshop at 10:00 am. Enclosed shoes must be worn. Carpentry testing includes written expressions, basic maths and a practical exercise of accuracy in measuring, marking and cutting timber with a hand saw. Attendance is 3 x 7hr days per week for a full year. Successful applicants will be interviewed for final selection. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,350
Second qualification $1,620
Concession $160
Exemption $0
Full Fee $4,980
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: Pre-Apprentice Certificate II in Construction, students will be required to attend a testing session on 23 January 2017, in J Block, Ground floor workshop at 10:00 am. Enclosed shoes must be worn. Carpentry testing includes written expressions, basic maths and a practical exercise of accuracy in measuring, marking and cutting timber with a hand saw. Attendance is 3 x 7hr days per week for a full year. Successful applicants will be interviewed for final selection. 
Comments: Pre-Apprentice Certificate II in Construction, students will be required to attend a testing session on 23 January 2017, in J Block, Ground floor workshop at 10:00 am. Enclosed shoes must be worn. Carpentry testing includes written expressions, basic maths and a practical exercise of accuracy in measuring, marking and cutting timber with a hand saw. Attendance is 3 x 7hr days per week for a full year. Successful applicants will be interviewed for final selection.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123