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CPC20112 Certificate II in Construction
If you are interested in a profession where your skills are highly transferable and constantly in demand, look no further than a career in the building and construction industry!

The CPC20112 Certificate II in Construction provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level position on a construction site. Throughout the course students will learn how to assist with the building and repair of structures, including works to subdivision and land development, renovations and the prefabrication of building components.

For students looking to progress into a more specialised filed, a number of the units of study from the CPC20112 Certificate II in Construction can also crossover into related Certificate III qualifications available in our Skills Recognition Programs.

Construction Trade Qualifications (CTQ) will provide you with the skills needed to succeed in the building and construction industry. If you want to kick-start your career in the building and construction industry, then this is the course for you! 

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Duration and Delivery
This class is offered as face-to-face delivery, running for 17 weeks.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must complete 15 units of conpetancy:
- 10 Core Units and 5 Elective Units
One unit may be chosen from Certificate I, II or III qualifications in CPC08 or another current Training Package or accredited course, provided the integrity of the AQF alignment is ensured, and they contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Ten (10) Core Units of Competency

CPCCCM1012A        Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A        Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014A        Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A        Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001A        Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2005B        Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM2006B        Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2010B        Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013A        Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCOHS2001A      Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry 

+ Minimum of five (5) Elective Units selected from below:

Group A: Brick and Blocklaying
CPCCBL2001A       Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials
CPCCBL2002A       Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment

Group B: Carpentry
CPCCCA2002B        Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCA2003A        Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCA2011A        Handle carpentry materials

Group E: Waterproofing
CPCCWP2001A            Handle waterproofing materials
CPCCWP2002A            Use waterproofing tools and equipment
CPCCWP2003A            Prepare for construction waterproofing process
CPCCWP2004A            Prepare surfaces for waterproofing application

 Course Fee
The CPC20112 Certificate II in Construction is being offered under the Smart and Skilled program, which is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. Smart and Skilled funding is helping people in NSW get the skills they need to advance their careers. You can determine your eligibility for Smart and Skilled training via the Eligibility Checker . 

Prior to being accepted into this course as a Smart and Skilled student, you will need to contact CTQ for a finalised eligibility entitlement quotation. Please note that enquiring about the Smart and Skilled subsidy does not guarantee you a position within this course. 

Non-funded price: $4,980.00

Labour Market Information
Expected job openings? High! Job openings over the next five years are expected to be greater than 50,000.

Before Enrolling
Do you have your Unique Student Identifier (USI) yet? It is like an account number that enables access to all your previous training records and results. The good news is you only need one USI number for all of your training – and it’s yours for life! If you do not have a USI, click here to visit the website and be sure to have one form of valid ID ready. Once you have a USI you will need to provide it to us upon enrolment, alternatively you can call on 1300 270 539 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will help walk you through the process!






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