Course Details - CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways - Marden Senior College

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EASVA TitleConstruction Pathways II
QualificationCPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways
Qualification NotesWork placement of 70 hours to be completed to gain the SACE credits and qualification
RTOCarey Training (National Code 140100)
Host OrganisationMarden Senior College
Course Length3 Terms
Actual length 2.5 terms (7 months)
Course DescriptionThis face to face course is a pathway into the construction industry. The course is a practical 'live works' program which has been developed around real workplace tasks. Students construct a range of infrastructure projects including sheds, pergolas, internal construction, framing, paving, planter boxes, retaining walls and BBQ areas etc. These works can be undertaken at school or for a not for profit community organisation in local area eg. Rotary Club.This qualification is current in the national register.
PathwaysAfter completing this course, pathways for graduates include CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry, RII30919 Certificate III in Civil Construction, and RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations. 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.
Entry RequirementsAs TGSS funded students must be at least 16 years of age and enrolled at school. They must have completed 40 hours work experience or VET in the industry prior to undertaking the course. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication
Other RequirementsThe course is developed for entry to employment or further education. Enrolment counselling is designed to ensure that students are willing to make the commitment of time needed and they match the student profile.
Delivery Location(s)Marden Senior College, 1-37 Marden Road, Marden, SA, 5070
Dates and Times27 weekly sessions at Marden Senior College on Fridays from 08:45 until 15:30.
Commencement date 05/02/21.
Work Placement9 days
Work placement of 70 hours to be completed to gain the SACE credits and qualification.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 45 SACE credits
Units Of Competency
CoreCPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry20 nominal hours
 CPCCCM1013APlan and organise work20 nominal hours
 CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communication20 nominal hours
 CPCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations20 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specifications36 nominal hours
 CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry20 nominal hours
ElectiveCPCCCA2003AErect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on the ground24 nominal hours
 CPCCCA2002BUse carpentry tools and equipment96 nominal hours
 CPCCWF2002AUse wall and floor tiling tools and equipment96 nominal hours
 CPCCWF2001A Handle wall and floor tiling materials32 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2006BApply basic levelling procedures8 nominal hours
 CPCCCO2013ACarry out concreting to simple forms20 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card) (6 hours). Units subject to change and dependent on the actual live works project being undertaken at the school.
Training CostNone
TGSS funded see your VET Leader for requirements. If not TGSS approved the course cost is $4500
Other Costs$200.00
Students will need to purchase PPE themselves. That is steel capped boots, hats, high visibility vest or shirt, long pants. Approximate cost $200.

Live works material costs to be covered by school and to be determined by live works project decided by school
Cost NotesIn addition to the course cost, an administration fee $100 per enrolment will apply for non-government school.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   16
Selection ProcessAll participants must be at least 16-years of age and still enrolled at school to be eligible for the program and it should be noted that this course will also be eligible for SACE credits and can be a part of the students Personal Learning Plan. Importantly, the abilities that the students acquire from the course include entry level skills and competencies that will assist them to gain work in the construction, manufacturing, civil construction or engineering sectors. Must have Satisfactory pass at Year 10 English and Year 10 Maths.
Orientation DetailsUndertaken in first week of course – LLN Test
Public TransportBus lines stopping near Marden Senior College: Using OG Road 300 Suburban Connector, plus other 300 route variations, W90. Using Payneham Road 174, 178. Using O’Bahn at Klemzig Interchange C1, C2, M44, J1, J2, 500 – 507, 541, 544, 548, 556, 557, G40
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