Certificate II in Building and Construction
Gordon Institute of TAFE
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|East Geelong||Yes||Full-time internal||
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 Gordon Institute of TAFEOperating across four campuses, The Gordon Institute of TAFE offers programs in four teaching enterprises: Constructing Futures; Smart Technologies; Living Well and Creative Business.
With more than 18,500 enrolments and 540 staff, The Gordon Institute offers over 220 practical courses at Advanced Diploma, Diploma, Advanced Certificate, Certificate and Apprenticeship level. Flexible modes of study - full or part time, evening or weekend, on campus or off campus - make access to further education easier for all students.
Provider CRICOS: 00011G RTO code: 3044
Certificate IICourse code: 22216VIC
- Full-time internal
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.