Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry) (Pre-apprenticeship)

cert II building construction preapp
Course Code
22216VICC
Course Type
Pre-Apprenticeship
Course Level
Skills Creation
Course Location
Yallourn
Course Duration
Part Time: 16 weeks
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Study Modes
On Campus (day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • 2014

Classes will commence in 2014.
Contact Geoff Pye for further details.

Enquiries
Geoff Pye
Phone: (03) 5127 0227
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: geoffp@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

Like creating things and working with your hands? Then a career as a carpenter could be for you!

GippsTAFE is recognised by the Institute for Trade Skills Excellence as one of Australia's leading building and construction training providers.

This course is designed to give you basic carpentry skills and give you a head start on finding employment or an apprenticeship.

What you will learn

In this course you will learn:

  • Workplace safety and industry induction
  • Workplace procedures for environmental sustainability
  • Basic first aid
  • Building structures
  • Calculations for the building industry
  • Career studies
  • Communications for the building industry
  • Introduction to scaffolding
  • Levelling
  • Quality principles for the building industry
  • Safe handling and use of plant and power tools
  • Workplace documents and plans
  • Carpentry hand tools
  • Carpentry power tools
  • Basic setting out
  • Sub-floor framing
  • Wall framing
  • Roof framing
  • External cladding
  • Installation of window and door frame
  • Interior fixing
  • Introduction to demolition
  • Formwork for concreting.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Apprentice Carpenter
  • Construction Worker

Entry Requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 10 or mature age.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

Practical assessment tasks throughout the course.

Opportunities For Further Study

Course Structure

Unit Code
Unit Name
CPCCOHS1001A
Work Safely in the Construction Industry
VU20955
Workplace Safety and Site Induction
HLTFA211A
Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
VU20956 Building Structures
VU20957
Calculations for the Construction Industry
VU20958
Prepare for Work in the Construction Industry
VU20959
Communication Skills for the Construction Industry
VU20960
Introduction to Scaffolding and Working Platforms
VU20961
Levelling
VU20962
Quality Principles for the Construction Industry
VU20963
Safe Handling and Use of Plant and Selected Portable Power Tools
VU20964
Workplace Documents and Plans
VU20971
Carpentry Hand Tools
VU20972
Carpentry Power Tools
VU20973
Basic Setting Out
VU20974
Sub Floor Framing
VU20975
Wall Framing
VU20976
Roof Framing
VU20977
External Cladding
VU20978
Installation of Window and Door Frames
VU20979
Interior Fixing
VU20980
Introduction to Demolition
VU20981
Formwork for Concreting
VU20982
Basic Environmental Sustainability in Carpentry