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Introduction to Construction Skill Set

This skill set 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.


2 Weeks (Monday to Friday) - Face to Face


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

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

Eligibility criteria applies.

Limited places available

Subsidised Training

Subsidised Fee: $295.00 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

$2,000 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.

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

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 risk of unemployment

Units that will be undertake during this course


CPCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM2005Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCOM1012Work effectively and sustainably in the Construction Industry
CPCCVE1011Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCCM2010Work Safely at heights

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