Certificate II In Building And Construction Pre-Apprenticeship

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Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship

Course Code
:
22338VIC
Department
:
Construction & Industrial
Study Area(s)
:
JobTrainer, Free TAFE, Building and Construction, Carpentry
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Full-time(13 weeks )

Start Date(s): mid to late January 2022
End Date(s): late April 2022
Days and Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Course Overview

Become an apprentice carpenter and enter the building and construction industry. The Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry) Pre-Apprenticeship course will introduce you to the building and construction industry and equip you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to work safely.

This carpentry course will enable you to enter an apprenticeship and work towards your career in carpentry, with job opportunities in building inspecting and project management.

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

There will be extra costs for books and materials. Students are requested to supply their own basic tools and equipment, which cost approximately $190. Students need overalls, safety footwear, eye and ear protection, general stationery, reference books and drafting equipment.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer

You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government's FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. If you're aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible for 80% discount on the course tuition fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know you may incur fees that you will need to cover yourself, such as student service fees or materials fees. Skills First (eligible) students are usually entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver, however under JobTrainer you may be eligible for a second Free TAFE course. You may also be able to get an exemption if you don't meet the upskilling requirement. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).

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Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
CPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry (CPCCCM1012A)20
CPCCCM1014AConduct Workplace Communication (CPCCCM1014A)20
CPCCCM1015ACarry Out Measurements And Calculations (CPCCCM1015A)20
CPCCCM2006Apply basic levelling procedures (CPCCCM2006)8
CPCCOHS2001AApply Ohs Requirements, Policies And Procedures In The Construction Industry (CPCCOHS2001A)20
CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (CPCCWHS1001)6
HLTAID002Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002)12
VU22014Prepare for work in the building and construction industry (VU22014)16
VU22015Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings (VU22015)25
VU22016Erect and safely use working platforms (VU22016)24

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
VU22022Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment (VU22022)100
VU22023Perform basic setting out (VU22023)24
VU22024Construct basic sub-floor (VU22024)48
VU22025Construct basic wall frames (VU22025)48
VU22026Construct a basic roof frame (VU22026)40
VU22027Install basic external cladding (VU22027)24
VU22028Install basic window and door frames (VU22028)24
VU22029Install interior fixings (VU22029)40
VU22030Carry out basic demolition for timber structures (VU22030)20
VU22031Construct basic formwork for concreting (VU22031)40

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 re-assessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

What will I study?

You will study: calculations; communications; quality principles; basic first aid; building and construction industry induction; workplace documents and plans; career studies; workplace safety and environmental procedures; building structures; levelling; safe handling of plant and power tools; introduction to scaffolding; carpentry hand tools; carpentry power tools; setting out; floor and wall framing; roof framing; installation of windows and door frames; interior fixing; basic setting out, formwork for concreting; external cladding; introduction to explosive power tools; and introduction to Occupational Health and Safety aspects of demolition.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2022 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$2038.08
$407.62
$4267.09
Apprentice/Trainee
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$532.68

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
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 the Student Support Fee. 

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee and non-tuition fees (table 1) and any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
579 579 $3.52 $0.70 $7.37

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2022. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. 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). Alternatively email enquiries@kangan.edu.au. There will be extra costs for books and materials. Students are requested to supply their own basic tools and equipment, which cost approximately $190. Students need overalls, safety footwear, eye and ear protection, general stationery, reference books and drafting equipment.

Can I apply?

You are required to have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. 

Under 18?

  • the minimum age is 15 to attend this course
  • Parental or guardian consent must be given for enrolment in a course. A parental /guardian signature is required on the enrolment form.
  • If you are a student who is under 17 and has completed year 10, you must provide a Transition from School form your principal to support your application for your chosen course. 
  • If you are a student who is under 17 and has not completed year 10, you must provide correspondence from a Department Regional Director to support your application for your chosen course. 

Where and how can I study?

You will study face to face at the Broadmeadows campus.

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead on to an apprenticeship in carpentry and when qualified, further employment opportunities as a registered building practitioner, building inspector, leading hand, sub-foreman, foreman and project manager.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in the carpentry field of building and construction such as 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. You will also develop knowledge of industry communication skills, material calculations, reading plans and Occupational Health and Safety issues.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship (22338VIC). This program is nationally recognised as part of the Australian Qualifications Framework.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

On successful completion of the course you will be eligible to enter into a training agreement with an employer for an apprenticeship - Certificate III in Carpentry. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you must submit an online application, by visiting the website. For enquiries, phone the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au. 

How will I be selected for this course?

You will need to attend an information session and complete a literacy and numeracy LLN test and a pre-training review to demonstrate a keen motivation to complete the course.