Construction Pathways – Certificate II

Trainees will acquire basic skills and knowledge in construction, maintenance and renovation practices to enable entry to a trade pathway in the construction industry. Trainees may develop skills in brick and blocklaying, carpentry, solid plastering, wall and floor tiling, waterproofing, joinery and shopfitting and stonemasonry.

HSC credit ATAR pathway
4 Yes

Trainees will acquire basic skills and knowledge in construction, maintenance and renovation practices to enable entry to a trade pathway in the construction industry (except Plumbing).

You may develop skills in brick and blocklaying, carpentry, solid plastering, wall and floor tiling, waterproofing, joinery and shopfitting and stonemasonry.

You will also learn to plan and organise work, carry out measurements and calculations, read and interpret plans and specifications and apply occupational health and safety principles.

Outcome on completion of your HSC

  • Certificate II in Construction Pathways CPC20211 in CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Integrated Framework Training Package.

  • Articulation into various apprenticeships in the Construction industry.

  • A career path into the construction industry.

Course delivery

  • On the job and off the job and can be delivered face-to-face, flexibly or mixed mode.

  • The SBT term is calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year.

Commitment required

  • Undertake a minimum of 144 days in paid employment during Year 11 and Year 12 plus the formal training required for the qualification.

  • Undertake Certificate II in Construction Pathways as part of your HSC.

  • The employment and training can be undertaken during school time, after school and during school holidays.

How will you be assessed?

  • Both on the job and off the job through written tests, project work and practical exercises.


Course ATAR eligibility HSC unit credit

Construction Pathways

Yes

4 units over two years towards your HSC for the formal training component (VET course).

Industry-based Learning course

(optional)

No

This optional course recognises the significant work component involved in the school based apprenticeship.

The course offers an additional 4 units credit towards your HSC.

This HSC VET course does not contribute towards the calculation of the ATAR.

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