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Course Details - CPC20112 Certificate II in Construction (Paralowie R-12 School)

Course TitleCPC20112 Certificate II in Construction
RTOAdelaide Training & Employment Centre (National Code 0022)
Host OrganisationParalowie R-12 School
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
One year (2 Semesters)
DescriptionThe Plumbing Industry has had a long history as one of the traditional trades areas. There are a number of well recognised areas of engagement: • Domestic • Commercial• Retail. Since plumbing is integrally linked with the Building and Construction Industry, there is a continuous demand for qualifiedPlumbers and associated Apprenticeship opportunities for young people. Completing this certificate can lead onto other areas of the Building and Construction Industry. Students will need to demonstrate their skills on and off site, completing both theory andpractical components. Students will be involved in many activities including visits to worksites and working with new materials.
PathwaysThis can lead onto specialised areas including; general plumbing, gas fitting, roof plumbing, irrigation & retail. Other construction industry areas may also be pursued.
Entry RequirementsNo Prerequisites. Basic Numeracy and Literacy skills will be beneficial.
Other RequirementsStudents are required to bring an exercise book and pens and pencils. Students must be willing to undertake both theory and practical components of the course.
Delivery Location(s)Paralowie R-12 School, Whites Road, Paralowie, SA, 5108
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Paralowie R-12 School on Thursdays from 08:45 until 15:15
Commencement date 06/02/20
Orientation session on February 6th is COMPULSORY, and counts as one of the 36 sessions.
Work Placement15 days
15 days (120 hours) of Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) placement is an additional requirement of this course. Home schools will be required to monitor and document these work placements.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 50 SACE credits
384 Nominal Hours
QualificationCertificate II in Construction (National code CPC20112)
Units Of Competency
CoreCPCCCM1012A Work 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
 CPCCCM2005BUse construction tools and equipment96 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2006BApply basic levelling procedures8 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2010BWork safely at heights8 nominal hours
 CPCCCO2013ACarry out concreting to simple forms20 nominal hours
 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry20 nominal hours
ElectiveCPCCCM2002ACarry out Excavation16 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2007BUse explosive power tools16 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2008BErect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding40 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2009ACarry out basic demolition20 nominal hours
 CPCCCA3012AFrame and fit wet area fixtures24 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$2,715.00 including GST
Other CostsTo be advised
TGSS available to eligible students
Cost NotesDepartment for Education Non-NASSSA students enrolling will incur a $250.00 additional Administration fee (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses). Non-Department for Education students enrolling will incur a $1,000.00 administration fee. (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses) Enrolments for both these groups of students MUST be done through the WebVET Administrator.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    12
Maximum   15
Selection ProcessSchool recommendation.
Orientation DetailsThursday 6th February 2020 (Week 2 Term 1, 2020) 8:45am at Paralowie R-12 School
Public Transport401 From Salisbury Station.
Contact PersonMr An Ngo, Phone 8182 7222, Mobile 0427 017 493, Email
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