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Certificate I in Construction

  • Qualification:

    Certificate I

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; complete within 12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    North Coast TAFE (RTO 90010)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Construction Worker | Casual Labourer | Handyman | Construction Apprentice | View all

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

This online Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111) course provides a great introduction to the construction industry, familiarising you with basic tools and materials while fostering your growing skill set.

This course centres around a simulated construction project, allowing you to get hands-on experience in the kinds of tasks you'll be performing in your professional life through a series of typical scenarios.

This course is available for study via Open Colleges and is delivered online by North Coast TAFE.


You must be over 18 and have access to the appropriate tools and equipment for completion of this course.

You will also be required to have access to a suitable worksite in order to complete the practical components of this course.

Areas of study

In this construction course, the subjects you may study include:

  • CPCCCM2001A - Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCOHS2001A - Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM2005B - Use construction tools and equipment
  • CPCCCM1011A - Undertake basic estimation and costing
  • CPCCCM2004A - Handle construction materials
  • CPCCCM1013A - Plan and organise work
  • CPCCVE1011A - Undertake a basic construction project
  • CPCCPD2013A - Remove and replace doors and door and window components
  • CPCCCM1012A - Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1014A - Conduct workplace communication
Open Colleges Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111) from North Coast TAFE.

This qualification will allow you to apply for a NSW non-structural repair work licence.

Curious about where a career in building & construction could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Construction Worker
  • Casual Labourer
  • Handyman
  • Construction Apprentice

Payment options & support

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $71.94 per week
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 20% on your course fees

  • $2,152 upfront payment

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