Certificate II in Construction

The Certificate II in Construction provides an occupational outcome and a range of support tasks applicable to a majority of construction work sites. The qualification is built around a basic construction project unit that integrates the skills and embeds the facets of employability skills in context.

Please select a study mode from the list below.

On campus

The qualification is delivered through a combination of online and workplace or classroom based training and delivery.

You will be allocated a Trainer/Assessor who can provide you support over the phone or by email or face-to-face as required.

Start Date

Please see our Intake Dates page to see upcoming dates for enrolment into this course.


Pricing varies depending on the state you are taking the course in. Please see our Pricing Schedule, or fill in an Eligibility Check for any government funding that may be available to you.

Payment plans are also available for some courses.


All assessments are competency based. You will be assessed against each unit of competency as well as the full qualification. The type of assessment tasks may include: Practical demonstration, Knowledge based test, Portfolio of evidence, Case studies, Research projects, Oral questioning.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered by Everthought Education Perth.

RTO Code: 51681

What will you learn?

There are 10 compulsory (core) and 5 elective units, which can be selected from a wide range of construction and related units.Up to 5 units may be selected from the elective units below.

One unit may be chosen from Certificate I, II or III qualifications in CPC08 or another current Training Package or accredited course, please contact our office to discuss this option.

Core Units

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Elective Units

CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation
CPCCCM2009A Carry out basic demolition
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials
RIICCM210A Install trench support


Imported Unit

CPCCCO2021A Handle concreting materials


CPCCCO2022A Use and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment


Career opportunities include employment as a:

  • Builder’s Labourer

    Construction Assistant

    Trades Assistant

After successful completion of this course you may continue your studies by enrolling in:

  • CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building)
  • CPC50210 Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)
  • CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building)

Course Recognition

This qualification provides an occupational outcome and a range of support tasks applicable to a majority of construction work sites.

The qualification has core units of competency that are required in many Certificate III qualifications. The elective options are structured to allow choice from a range of units aligned at Certificate III level and in total could provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
A reasonable level of language, literacy and numeracy skills are required to comprehend legislation and documentation

Enquiries and Enrolments

If you have any questions regarding the course, or would like to enrol please fill in the eligibility check form on the right hand side of the page.