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CPC20112 Certificate II in Construction

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

With a cert II in construction students may gain an entry level position on a construction site as a labourer. A builder’s labourer may perform a variety of tasks which may include loading and unloading construction materials and equipment, digging holes and removing material….


To obtain a Certificate II in Construction the following units must be completed:

  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
  • CPCCBL2001A   Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials
  • CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
  • CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials
  • CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM2009A Carry out basic demolition
  • CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools


Course delivery and assessment is through a Traineeship, Fee for Service or Recognition of Prior Learning for workers with industry experience.