CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction


Core deliver this course in conjunction with secondary schools across Queensland as part of the Vet IN Schools (VETis) program.

The course can also be delivered to individuals looking for an entry level qualification into the Construction industry who are no longer attending school.

This course is an introduction to the construction industry and teaches skills that will help with entry into other programs and possibly apprenticeships.  The skills developed by completing this course give students a thorough understanding in the basics of the construction industry.

Students will complete a range of theoretical and practical tasks and projects throughout their training

Over 78% of students who complete this course are employed or go onto further study.

From Myskills.gov.au – December 2017


VET in Schools (VETis)

Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) is delivery of nationally recognised qualifications to school students, providing them with the skills and knowledge required for employment in specific industries. VETiS qualifications can be undertaken in years 10, 11 and 12, and can count towards the Queensland Certificate of Education.

Students are eligible to complete one qualification under the program.

Total No. Of Units 11
No of Core Units 8
No of Elective Units 3


Unit Code Unit Title Core/Elective
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry Core
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work Core
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication Core
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications Core
CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment Core
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry Core
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry Core
CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project Core
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations Elective
CPCCCM1016A Identify requirements for safe tilt-up work Elective
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures Elective
  • Alternate electives may be available upon request.


Payment Options

Any student who undertakes this course under VETiS is fee free.

Please contact the office for a Fee for Service price


This course will be delivered either at a high school  or onsite at our campus and cover subjects such as workplace health and safety, the tools used in construction and how to use them, how to understand plans, and undertake measures and calculations and how a construction workplace functions from the start of a project through to completion.


On completion, you will be eligible to receive the qualification CPC0111 Certificate I in Construction

Educational pathways from this qualification include:

An array of different apprenticeship pathways within the building and construction industry.