Cert II in Construction - CPC20120

Cert II in Construction

Course code: CPC20120

Are you interested in the building and construction industry? Enrol with Camden College in this entry level qualification and learn skills such as how to use construction tools and equipment, work safely at heights, carry out concreting to simple forms as well as carrying out measurements and calculations. 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.

Camden College has an excellent simulation area with all the tools and equipment you need to learn about the construction industry.


  • This course is only available through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) 

Evidence for RPL may include

  • Proven work experience
  • Life experiences (including voluntary work and leisure pursuits)
  • Previous study (Qualifications, industry training, professional development programs or units)
  • References from qualified persons


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  • Online 
  • Classroom
  • Simulated work environment
  • Distance
  • Duration 52 weeks


This course is delivered over 52 weeks within a blended delivery mode, consisting of face-to-face (live or Virtual) classroom sessions + structured online learning + unstructured self-paced study.


Candidates must provide evidence of currency and experience by working in a management role for a minimum of 12 months within the past 18 months. A letter on company letterhead from current/past employer(s) verifying this is required.


This Certificate is designed to introduce students to the recognised trade callings in the construction industry and provide meaningfucredit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.
This course is designed to cover topics common to all construction industry trades, including construction industry induction training and the fundamentals of bricklaying, simple concreting and tiling.

As this is a course designed for students with little to no vocational experience (apart from assistant labourers, for example), the College will not offer RPL to ensure students have the opportunity to undertake training in ‘current’ industry skills and knowledge.

Credit will be given for units of competency for which a certified copy is produced, subject to the College’s own verification. This will be identified prior to course commencement to enable any adjustments to the course program to be finalised.


To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 15 units of competency.
CPCCCM2005Use construction tools and equipmentCPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCO2013Carry out concreting to simple formsCPCCOM1012Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013Plan and organize workCPCCCM2002Carry out hand excavation
CPCCOM1014Conduct workplace communicationRIIWHS202EEnter and work in confined spaces
CPCCOM1015Manage project human resourcesCPCCCM2008Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2006Apply basic leveling proceduresCPCCCM2009Carry out basic demolition
CPCCCM2012Work safely at heightsCPCCSF2004Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCOM2001Read and interpret plans and specifications