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Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship

  • Certificate

Set yourself up for a career in the building industry with the Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship. You'll gain the basic skills and hands-on experience, and be introduced to the materials, tools and equipment you'll need for undertaking further training.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Course Code
22338VIC
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$1,505 total

About this course

Set yourself up for a career in the building industry with the Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship.

You'll gain the basic skills and hands-on experience, and be introduced to the materials, tools and equipment you'll need for undertaking further training.

With face-to-face training four days a week, you'll also learn to interpret plans and drawings for construction, carry out basic measurements and calculations, and work effectively and safely in the construction industry.

This course is delivered on-campus and is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme as well as the JobTrainer initiative, for eligible students.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to ensure the course suits your needs and aspirations, and that you are likely to complete the course successfully.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.
  • Complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Study locations

Seymour - Wallis Street

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Shepparton - Archer Street

Career pathways

This course is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to seek employment in the construction industry as a future apprenticeship.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.