CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction

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Course description

Get a real start in the construction industry with the Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111). It’s a hands-on qualification — completed over 11 weeks at a state-of-the-art training facility — that prepares you for a trade apprenticeship. You’ll graduate job-ready and knowing how to undertake a basic construction project, work safely, handle construction materials, use essential tools and equipment PLUS the skills to interpret plans and specifications.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

3 weeks

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Construction Labourer$960 weekly pay
General Labourer$960 weekly pay
Footpath Sweeper$850 weekly pay
Street Cleaner$850 weekly pay
Builders Labourer$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Building Estimator$1,440 weekly pay
Construction Supervisor$1,150 weekly pay
Site Foreman$1,150 weekly pay
Building Contractor$1,550 weekly pay
Construction Manager$1,550 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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These course providers offer the CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction:

North Regional TAFE
Distance / On Campus
DGT Training and Employment
Help Training Institute
On Campus