Certificate II in Building and Construction - Pathway - Trades
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No minimum education
This course is a pre-vocational course for learners seeking to gain an apprenticeship in the Construction industry, following senior secondary school studies. Learners will develop relevant technical, vocational and interpersonal competencies suitable for further training in construction as well as skills, knowledge and experiences that may be transferable to other industry areas.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry; Carry out measurements and calculations; Conduct workplace communication; Plan and organise work; Read and interpret plans and specifications; Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry; Work safely in the construction industry. Plus electives chosen from one of the following elective areas: Bricklaying/Blocklaying; Solid Plastering; Wall and Ceiling Lining; Wall and Floor Tiling; Concreting; Painting and Decorating; Sign Writing; Carpentry and Joinery; Carpentry; Joinery; Roof Tiling.
About MPA SkillsEstablished in 1992, MPA Skills is an industry-based Registered Training Organisation. It delivers a variety of vocational training services including pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship and post-trade training for both the plumbing and painting industries. Courses are conducted on a regular basis at training facilities in Maylands and can be readily adapted to suit the requirements of individual employers. RTO code: 1892
Certificate IICourse code: 52443WA
- Full-time internal = 15 weeks
No minimum education
Life after Study
Bricklayers lay bricks, concrete blocks and building blocks in mortar to construct and repair internal and external walls, partitions, arches and other structures.
Carpenters construct, erect, install, finish and repair wooden and metal structures and fixtures on residential and commercial buildings. They may also carry out work on large concrete, steel and timber structures such as bridges, dams, power stations and civil engineering projects.
Concreters place, spread, compact, finish and cure concrete for buildings, roads, tunnels, bridges and marine structures, using hand tools and automated machinery.
Painters and decorators apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate interior and exterior surfaces of domestic, commercial and industrial buildings and other structures.
Roofers cover houses and other structures with roof tiles, slates, shingles or steel sheeting to form waterproof and durable surfaces.
Signmakers design, paint, manufacture and install signs for displays, buildings, shopping complexes, signboards, boats, vehicles and structures.
Solid plasterers apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement or similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of buildings.
Wall and floor tilers lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble, glass and other types of tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes.