Course Type:
Accredited Course; VDSS
Code:
22338VIC
Campus:
Bairnsdale Trade Centre, Yallourn, Port of Sale
Completion:
Full
Duration:
2 years
Scored
Assessment:

No
VET in VCE:
Yes
VCAL
Recognition:

Yes
Block Credit:
Yes
Structured
Workplace
Learning:


Strongly Recommended
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Course Overview

This course provides learners with the basic skills required to work in the construction industry. The units include health and safety, safe use of hand and power tools, as well as practical tasks including the construction of a saw horse and step ladder, building up to more skilled tasks including the construction of a cubby house.

Communication skills and teamwork will build organisational skills and self management in preparation for completion of a pre apprenticeship course providing a head start in gaining an apprenticeship in carpentry.

Proposed Units

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
VU22014 Prepare for work in the building and construction industry
VU22016 Erect and safely use working platforms
VU22028 Install basic window and door frames
VU22029 Install interior fixings
VU22030 Carry out basic demolition of timber structures
VU22031 Construct basic formwork for concreting
VU22022 Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
VU22015 Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings
VU22023 Perform basic setting out
VU22024 Construct basic sub-floor
VU22025 Construct basic wall frames
VU22026 Construct a basic roof frame
VU22027 Install basic external cladding

Pre-Requisites

Nil

Clothing and Equipment

  • Steel cap boots
  • Overalls or drill pants
  • One metre folding rule or five metre retractable tape
  • Carpenter’s pencil
  • Branded shirt, safety glasses and ear protection supplied
  • Students must have access to a computer and Internet and we encourage bringing their school laptop to VET DSS classes

Pathways

  • Certificate III in Carpentry (Apprenticeship)
  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction

Potential Job Outcomes

  • Apprentice Carpenter
  • Construction Worker

Entry Requirements

NA