Certificate II in Building and Construction
Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC
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No minimum education
This course offers participants prevocational training in the building and construction industry. The qualification aims to provide participants with the basic skills and knowledge to allow them to seek an apprenticeship in one of the following sectors in the building and construction industry: bricklaying; carpentry; painting and decorating; wall and ceiling lining; wall and floor tiling; solid plastering; stonemasonry.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work safely in the construction industry; Workplace safety and site induction; Provide basic emergency life support; Building structures; Calculations for the construction industry; Prepare for work in the construction industry; Communication skills for the construction industry; Introduction to scaffolding and working platforms; Levelling; plus more. Elective streams: Bricklaying; Carpentry; Painting and decorating; Wall and ceiling lining; Wall and floor tiling; Solid plastering; Stonemasonry.
About Box Hill Institute, TAFE VICFor more than 90 years, Box Hill Institute has provided collaborative and creative approaches to education and training.
Box Hill Institute's focus is on delivering employment focused courses and work ready graduates that are equipped with the skills required to succeed.
Box Hill Institute is one the largest providers in Victoria with more than 16,000 enrolments each year. The Institute delivers around 720 courses across 523 qualifications - including many delivered internationally and within industry - covering a range of short courses, certificates, diplomas, associate degrees and degrees, graduate certificates and master programs. Pathway options with partner universities are also available.
Box Hill Institute has three campuses located in Victoria which includes Box Hill, Melbourne City and Lilydale.
All campuses are within a few minutes' walk to shops, cafes, restaurants and public transport. Box Hill Central is the local public transport hub and is serviced by regular trains, trams and buses.
International students are an important part of the vibrant, diverse community. Students from more than 50 countries have studied at Box Hill Institute, side by side with local and other international students. Box Hill Institute was awarded International Vocational Training Provider of the Year 2015, the Award reinforcing the Institute's international education provider standing.
Fee help and payment plans are available for eligible students.
Provider CRICOS: 02411J RTO code: 4687;HE
Certificate IICourse code: 22216VIC
- Full-time internal = 14 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.
Construction workers assist on building and construction sites by doing a range of manual labouring jobs.
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.
Solid plasterers apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement or similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of buildings.
Stonemasons cut and shape hard and soft stone blocks and masonry slabs for the construction and renovation of stone structures and monumental masonry (stonework for cemeteries).
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.