Certificate II in Building and Construction
(Carpentry) For Indigenous Australians
|Department:||Indigenous Education Centre|
|Study Area(s):||Indigenous Education|
Building and Construction
|Course Length:||Full-time (1 year)|
|Mid-year Entry:||This course accepts mid-year applications.|
This course is designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People wanting to enter the building and construction industry as carpenters. It will provide the knowledge and practical skills associated with working in the building construction industry and will equip you with the ability to work safely in the industry.
Please note: the fees listed below relate to only 2013 courses.
|Government Subsidised||Concession||Full fee|
|Enrolment type||Average annual course fee#||Average annual course fee#||Average annual course fee#|
# Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as student services and IT fees. Click here to view 2013 Student Services and IT fees.
If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees. For more information about our fees structure, click here.
What costs and other fees should I expect?
For a fee schedule, call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or (03) 9279 2222. Alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org. There may be an extra cost for reference books and specialised materials.
What employment opportunities will I have?
This course may lead to work as an apprentice carpenter and when fully-qualified, further employment opportunities as a registered building practitioner, building inspector, leading hand, sub-foreman, foreman and project manager may be available.
What skills will I have when I complete this course?
You will gain skills in the safe use of hand and portable power tools, setting out, levelling, sub floor framing, wall and roof framing, scaffolding, hanging doors, cladding, linings and fixing.
What qualifications will I receive?
On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.
What opportunities for further studies will I have?
On successful completion of the course you may be eligible to enter into a training agreement with an employer for an apprenticeship. You may also wish to continue into Certificate IV in Building or Certificate IV in Building Drafting.
Can I apply?
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander People are welcome to apply.
How do I apply?
You may apply direct to the Institute. Contact the Indigenous Education Centre at the Broadmeadows campus on either (03) 9279 2357 or (03) 9279 2307
Apprentice Entry: New Apprentices/Trainees will first need to be employed and signed up to a Contract of Training by an Australian Apprenticeship Centre (AAC), with Kangan Institute listed as the preferred provider . For locations visit http://www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/. For further information call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email email@example.com.
How will I be selected for this course?
All prospective students will need to contact the program coordinator and attend an induction session.
How long is the course?
Approximately 1 year.
Where and how can I study?
You will study at the Indigenous Education Centre, Building W at the Broadmeadows campus of Kangan Institute.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods and may take place in your workplace. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and the how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.
All Indigenous Australians over the age of 15 years will be accepted into the course based on prior academic ability, interest and practical application. Every student is eligible for two hours a week of tutoring to ensure of the best possible outcome for all students.
This course has a mid-year entry.
What will I study?
As per modules listed.