CPC20112 Certificate II in Construction

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Course description

Thinking about a career in construction but not sure if it’s for you? The Certificate II in Construction (CPC20112) will prepare you for work as a labourer on a construction site, but it’s also a great pre-apprenticeship program. Over 6-12 months of study you will learn how to safely use standard tools, take measurements, perform calculations and levelling, work at heights, and carry out basic concreting. The course also covers excavation and demolition work.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

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 CPC20112 Certificate II 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 CPC20112 Certificate II 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 CPC20112 Certificate II in Construction:

North Regional TAFE
Distance / On Campus
The Illawarra ITeC
On Campus