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Certificate II in Construction Pathways

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to commence your career in the construction Industry, providing an occupational outcome and a range of support tasks applicable to a number of construction work sites.


This program is a 10 week course 5 days a week.

Possible apprenticeship outcomes for those who complete the course.


There are theory and practical training and assessment components to the course. Skills will be trained and assessed at ATEC Lonsdale.

Careers from this course

  • Trades assistant
  • Builders labourer; or
  • Construction assistant

Entry Requirements

Participants MUST:

  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Be an Australian/New Zealand Citizen or hold an eligible VISA.
  • Have the ability to read, write and understand basic English and carry out basic mathematical calculations.
  • Be able to commit to the course duration and time commitment.

Course Fees

Fee Free for eligible students

Eligibility criteria applies.

limited places available

Subsidised Training

Subsidised Fee: $395.00 AUD (GST exempt)

This course may be subsidised by the Government of South Australia for eligible students. Please contact ATEC so we can assess your eligibility. https://www.skills.sa.gov.au/subsidised-eligibility

Full Fee

$4,125.00 AUD (GST exempt)

Note: Fee for Service students (full fee paying) are required to pay a deposit (to a maximum of $1500) with the balance of fees due prior to the completion of training. Alternately, payment by direct debit can be arranged with a deposit required for this option.

Learner Requirements

  • Provide your Unique Student Identifier (USI). Apply for an USI
  • Provision of Australian legal photo identification for enrolment purposes

People from the following groups are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • First Nations
  • Young People (17-24 years) and not enrolled in school
  • Women seeking to enter non-traditional trades
  • unemployed or at rick of unemployment

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

To be supplied by participant:

  • Safety Boots (steel cap)
  • Safety glasses
  • Work pants (work short accepted)
  • Long-sleeved shirt (for WHS reasons please do not wear excessively loose clothing)
  • High visibility vest (high visibility shirt/jumper is acceptable)
  • Sun protection as required


Core Units

CPCCOM1012Work effectively and sustainably in the Construction Industry
CPCCOM1013Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1015Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCVE1011Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the Construction Industry

Elective Units

CPCCCA2002Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCM2004Handle construction materials
CPCCCM2006Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCO2013Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCCM2009Carry out basic demolition

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