Certificate I in Construction - CPC10111

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AT A GLANCE

Gain basic skills and increase your prospects for a career in a huge range of construction occupations with this entry-level course.

JOB PROSPECTS

  • Construction Apprentice
  • Construction Trades Worker
  • Construction and Mining Labourer

COURSE OUTCOME

STUDY OPTIONS

  • Study at School
    • Duration:  Up to 12 Months
    • Choosing to study a course while at school is a great way to get a vocational qualification while you’re still in high school. You may also gain valuable credits towards your QCE, an apprenticeship, a diploma or university.
    • Axiom College’s at School programs gives you a taste of what higher education is all about, makes you work-ready, and helps you build practical skills in an adult-learning environment. 
    • Speak to your VET Coordinator today about what VET in Schools (VETiS) programs are running at your school.
    • For eligible students that meet the Queensland state funding requirements for VETiS funding this course will be Fee Free.
    • Non-funded students will be charged a fee for service cost. 
    • For more information on the VETIS program please click here 

STUDY LOCATIONS

  • Milton
  • Mackay
  • Hervey Bay

COURSE OVERVIEW

Get started in your construction career with this entry-level course. This qualification will show employers you are ready for the next step. It will set you up with the foundation skills and knowledge to gain an apprenticeship in any construction trade.

According to the Australian Government’s MySkills service, there is currently a shortage of skilled workers across a number occupations in the construction sector. That means you’ll graduate with in-demand skills, with employers currently struggling to find qualified candidates to fill vacancies.

This course covers essential work health and safety requirements, and teaches you basic skills in the use of construction tools and materials, reading and interpreting plans, making measurements and calculations and communicating in the workplace. This hands-on qualification is built around a basic construction project that integrates these skills just like in the workplace.

Successful completion of this course gives you the skills you need to confidently seek an apprenticeship in a wide range of construction occupations such as bricklaying, carpentry, painting and decorating and wall and floor tiling. You may also look for employment as a trades assistant.

As part of this qualification you will complete the unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.  Completing this unit allows you to apply for a General Construction Induction Card (White Card) please click here for the White Card Application Form which also lists the 3 forms of Identification required.

UNITS & PAYMENT OPTIONS

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all 11 Units (8 core and 3 elective units).  

There is no mandatory requirement for work placement for this qualification. However, we do recommend some industry experience/placement would be an advantage. This would allow you to consolidate your learning and apply your knowledge and skills learnt in an actual work environment applicable to your course

Certificate I in Construction

Course Training Plan

Unit Code Unit Name
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
TLII1002 Apply customer service skills
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project

Available Enrolment Options

Full fee payment of $2,943.00 You can Enrol Online now or Contact us for more enrolment options

UP FRONT PAYMENT

This is the total amount you need to pay when you enrol. This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.  Any upfront fee that exceeds $1500 a payment plan will apply.

PAYMENT PLAN

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront or the course fee is greater than $1500, you may be eligible for a payment plan, which will be negotiated upon enrolment.

For further information relating to Axiom College’s fees and charges and refund policies, please visit our Policies and Procedures page.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

SELECTION CRITERIA

As part of the selection criteria for this program it is highly recommended that students:

  • be in years 10, 11 or 12
  • have basic English skills (written and verbal communication)
  • have basic Math skills
  • you must be enrolled, have regular attendance and remain in school for the duration of the program

RESOURCES REQUIRED

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable Internet connection to access learning resources, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at Axiom College, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

CREDIT TRANSFERS & PATHWAYS

CREDIT TRANSFER

Axiom College as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.  In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to notify Axiom College when you enrol.

You will need to submit your documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer via mail or email. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

Everyone’s journey is different and sometimes you need some extra support. We’re here to help. 

Throughout your training you will have access to support from our student support centre and trainers and assessors via phone, email or in person.

You will be supported in your learning in the following ways:

  • Answering queries about assignment questions by phone, email or face to face;
  • Explaining assessment processes;
  • Arranging contact with a trainer, via telephone or visit;
  • Monthly status reports keeping you up to date on your progress;
  • Making appropriate arrangements for students with disabilities;
  • Organising assignments to be assessed in a timely manner; and
  • Advising students of their results and any further required study or assessment.

Talk to our friendly Student Support Services team – 1800 029 466 – info@axiomcollege.com.au or contact us online

HOW TO APPLY

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you’re ready to get started.

 APPLY NOW or contact a training consultant on 1800 114 419 to get started!

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however Axiom College’s policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Some Student Feedback

Why Choose Axiom College?

01 JOB READY TRAINING

Our collection of nationally recognised qualifications and professional skills short courses are designed to provide you with the best training to meet today's tough industry expectations. We work with industry professionals to develop each of our courses to ensure the highest standards for both training materials and delivery. A course with Axiom College will prepare you for the real world.

02 FRIENDLY TRAINERS

Driving our course delivery is our team of industry experienced trainers and training partners. We believe in employing industry experts to deliver our courses which is why you can expect to learn from people who have been there and done it. They can offer you real advice, real insight and real knowledge about what to expect when you get into the workforce. To be the best you need to learn from the best.

03 FLEXIBLE DELIVERY

Our courses have been tailored to suit a range of delivery requirements. Flexible delivery options such as class (face to face) online or correspondence will enable you to study where you want, when you want. Our online student portal will provide you with the tools and materials required to complete your studies from home, work or out an about. Live your busy life and succeed in your studies with Axiom College.

Our trainers all have industry currency which means they have recent and relevant industry experience. With real life stories and experiences to share, our qualifications come to life providing useful industry insight. Axiom College’s continuous improvement policy has seen our programs develop beyond the assessment outcomes to include meaningful industry connections.

School-based Apprenticeships & Traineeships provide senior secondary school students with hands-on industry experience as they complete a nationally recognised qualification – which attracts QCE points – while undertaking their senior school certificate. It is also a valuable addition to a resume.

Since 1994 Axiom College, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), has provided quality training outcomes that are current, flexible, convenient and future ready. Our nationally recognised qualifications and industry respected short courses can be delivered in class, online, in the workplace or at school. Our skilled trainers bring our courses to life with recent relevant industry experience, blending learning outcomes with sought after skills for the real world.

THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS

Assessment will only be carried out for accredited training where a qualification, statement of attainment or licence may be issued.

Assessment will be carried out on the submission of completed unit/s of competency. Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at Axiom College, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Assessment evidence submitted by the student will be marked and feedback given advising whether the evidence is satisfactory (successful) or unsatisfactory (unsuccessful). Additional feedback may be provided as required. All evidence is retained by Axiom College.

SUBMITTING COMPLETED ASSESSMENTS

Students can submit completed assessments for marking through the online student portal or by handing to an Axiom College Trainer during face to face training.

STUDENT SUPPORT CENTRE

The Student Support Centre aims to deliver an integrated professional service to all students and employers. This is achieved by providing quality customer service to enhance the overall learning experience.

The Support team provides support, guidance and advice to learners and employers for any queries or online technical issues they may encounter.

GET IN TOUCH

If you are looking for more information or you are ready to go ahead and begin training with Axiom College then please contact us via one of the following methods.

1800 114 419
for general enquiries

1800 029 466
for current students

INFO@AXIOMCOLLEGE.COM.AU
for all email general enquiries

CONTACT US ONLINE

If you would like more information please visit our contact page

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Since 1994, Axiom College a Supervising Registered Training Organisation (RTO), has provided skilling solutions and training through our Nationally Recognised Certificate to Diploma courses, as well as numerous short courses relevant to each key area of business. Our clients include people from government, private sector, community organisations as well as members of the general public.

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