Certificate II in Construction Pathways

Foundational skills for a career in construction.

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CPC20220 Certificate II in Construction Pathways

We are not currently accepting enrolments into this course. To be added to the waitlist for future courses, please enquire here. 

Want to gain the necessary skills to enter a construction apprenticeship in Australia? This course will prepare you for your time as an apprentice.

This qualification provides a pathway to the primary trades in the construction industry with the exception of plumbing. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an Australian Apprenticeship and this qualification allows for inclusion of skills suited for entry to off-site occupations, such as joinery as well as carpentry, bricklaying and other occupations in general construction.

This qualification is designed to introduce learners to the recognised trade callings in the construction industry and provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

Course Outcomes

One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate II in Construction Pathways (CPC20220).

This qualification provides an entry point for participants into apprenticeships in areas such as:

  • joinery
  • carpentry
  • bricklaying
  • general construction

Entry Requirements

What do I need before I start?

There are no formal prerequisite units required for entry into this course.

You will however require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Before commencing this course, you will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT. You can check your LLN level right now.

If you are completing the course via an online or RPL delivery mode, you will need access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

What will I need to provide to enrol?

  • Enrolment Form
  • USI
  • Photo Identification
  • Completion of LLN assessment
  • Payment

Units of Competency

To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 10 units. These units have been selected to give you the most comprehensive overview of the skills required to prepare you for an apprenticeship in construction.

Core Units

  • CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the Construction Industry
  • CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
  • CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCVE1011 Undertake a basic construction project
  • CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the Construction Industry

Elective Units*

  • CPCCCM1011 Undertake basic estimation and costing
  • CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
  • CPCCCA2002 Use carpentry tools and equipment
  • CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2055 Work safely on roofs

You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on training.gov.au.

Delivery Options

We are not currently accepting enrolments into this course. To be added to the waitlist for future courses, please enquire here. 


After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

  • CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying
  • CPP30220 Certificate III in Carpentary
  • CPP30620 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
  • CPP30812 Certificate III in Roof Tiling
  • CPP31420 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing
  • CPP30220 Certificate III in Carpentry
  • Other relevant Certificate III qualifications.


“The course was delivered by a highly competent and experienced trainer who made the course work fun and engaging. Incredible experience, competent training, great facilities and amazing support.”

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