CPC20112 - Certificate II in Construction

This course provides an occupational outcome with a range of support tasks applicable to a number of construction work sites.

Training is delivered over a period of 10 weeks part-time (Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm. ATEC also provides students with complimentary White Card training to facilitate work experience and/or job opportunities (CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry).

Please call 1300 112 832 for further information. 

WorkReady Subsidised Training
This course is subsidised by the South Australian Governments' WorkReady initiative for eligible students. Only students who meet the eligibility criteria will qualify for subsidised training. View eligibility criteria, here.
Course Admission Requirements / pre-requisites
Applicants will be required to attend an interview and undertake pre-assessment to ensure suitability for the course, which may include drug and alcohol testing. You must be at least 16 years of age and have a command of the English language to enable fluent communication (written and oral). You must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (see PPE requirements).
Employment Outcomes
Certificate courses aim to provide training at the operative level to equip students with selected practical, technical and theoretical skills in construction as well basic skills and an overview into construction vocations. Obtaining this trade qualification may enhance your employment opportunities. 
NB: Completion of this course does not guarantee an employment outcome. 
Skills Covered





Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry


Plan and organise work


Conduct workplace communication


Carry out measurements and calculations 


Read and interpret plans and specifications


Use construction tools and equipment


Apply basic levelling procedures


Work safely at heights


Carry out concreting to simple forms


Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry 





Carry out excavation


Use explosive power tools


Carry out basic demolition


Place and fix reinforcement material   

In order to complete this qualification, students must successfully achieve a total of 15 units of competency, 10 core units and 5 elective units of competency (as outlined above). 

Students who successfully complete all the requirements of this course will be issued with a Record of Results and a Certificate II in Construction (CPC20112).
Students who do not complete all the units of competency within this course will receive a Statement of Attainment for those units of competency that have been successfully achieved.

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to be supplied by participant:
  • Safety boots (steel cap)
  • Safety glasses (non-tinted)
  • Long pants
  • Long-sleeved shirt (for WHS reasons please do not wear excessively loose clothing)
  • High visibility vest
  • Sun protection as required
Delivery Location
  • Lonsdale Trade Training Centre - 5 Refinery Road, Lonsdale SA 5160 

WorkReady Concessions
Concessions are available to holders of the following cards:
  • Health care card
  • Pensioner concession card
  • Pensioner concession card issued by the Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA)

How to Apply
Applications and enquiries can be made:

  • online by clicking the 'Enquire Now' button below;
  • through your Employment Service Provider;
  • by email at bookings@atec.asn.au; or
  • by calling ATEC on 1300 112 832.
Course Fees - Full Fee paying students (ineligible for WorkReady Subsidies)
The full course fee is $4,125. A deposit of 20% ($825) is required at enrolment. Direct Debit arrangements are available.
NBAll participants are required to supply their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) - see list above.
Important information for prospective students in regards to ATEC policies can be found here

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