Course Details - CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction (Thebarton Senior College)

ISCA TitleConstruction
QualificationCPC10111 Certificate I in Construction
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
Host OrganisationThebarton Senior College
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionIntended to deliver in partnership with TAFE SA. Regarding this RTO it is the school's intent to deliver. This course provides entry level skills for the general construction industry. It includes work with demolition, planning, workplace communications, using plans and specifications, safe work and a White Card qualification, site levelling and manual handling of construction materials. Students will work with a range of building materials including bricks and mortar, timber framing, roofing materials and plasterboard and paints, plus a wide range of fasteners in conjunction with hand and power tools.
PathwaysFurther Education Pathway - Certificate III in Carpentry Career Pathway - Leads to possible apprenticeship or employment in the general construction industry. The construction industry spans areas such as domestic construction (houses), commercial construction (warehouses, factories, apartments, etc) and civil construction (bridges, freeways, infrastructure and heavy equipment). For more information please see:
Entry RequirementsIt is preferred that students have had some workshop experience in a Design and Technology course at Year 10 level or beyond. An interest in practical work and hand skills.
Other RequirementsMust attend an information session and an enrolment interview. Students will need to provide and wear steel-capped safety boots. Students will need to provide their own transport to and from workplace learning. Completion of an LNN test.
Delivery Location(s)Thebarton Senior College, 40 Ashely Street, TORRENSVILLE, SA, 5031
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Thebarton Senior College on Fridays from 08:50 until 15:05.
Commencement date 07/02/20.
Work Placement15 days
15 days of work placement on a building site. Arranged and supervised through Home School.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 40 SACE credits
Up to 40 at Stage 1
Units Of Competency
CoreCPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry20 nominal hours
 CPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry20 nominal hours
 CPCCCM1013APlan and organise work20 nominal hours
 CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communication20 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specifications36 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2005BUse construction tools and equipment96 nominal hours
 CPCCVE1011AUndertake a basic construction project40 nominal hours
 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)6 nominal hours
 CPCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations20 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2006BApply basic levelling procedures8 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2004AHandle construction materials16 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Total Training Cost$480.00 GST exempt
$480.00 under 16 - $400.00 over 16

White card training $130 students under 16

Over 16 - $50 (subsidised by CITB)

(CITB will not subsidise students under the age of16)
Cost NotesIn addition to the course cost, an administration fee will apply as follows: Non-ISCA DECD school - $50 per enrolment Non-DECD school - $250 per enrolment (refer to member school tab for list of ISCA schools)
Number Of StudentsMinimum    14
Maximum   18
Selection ProcessAn information session must be attended. Enrolment through interview. Ring Tina on 8159 3100 to arrange this. Students must meet LLN requirements.
Orientation DetailsAn information session must be attended.
Contact PersonMs Tina Kritikos, Phone 8159 3100, Email
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