Course Details - Construction (Thebarton Senior College)

Course TitleConstruction
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationThebarton Senior College
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
DescriptionRegarding this RTO it is the school's intent to deliver. This course provides entry level skills for the general construction industry. It includes work with demolition, planning, workplace communications, using plans and specifications, safe work and a White Card qualification, site levelling and manual handling of construction materials. Students will work with a range of building materials including bricks and mortar, timber framing, roofing materials and plasterboard and paints, plus a wide range of fasteners in conjunction with hand and power tools.
PathwaysLeads to possible apprenticeship or employment in the general construction industry. The construction industry spans areas such as domestic construction (houses), commercial construction (warehouses, factories, apartments, etc) and civil construction (bridges, freeways, infrastructure and heavy equipment). For more information please see:
PrerequisitesIt is preferred that students have had some experience in a Design and Technology course at year 10 level or beyond. An interest in practical work and hand skills.
Special RequirementsStudents will need to provide and wear steel-capped safety boots. Students will need to provide their own transport to and from workplace learning.
Delivery Location(s)Thebarton Senior College, 40 Ashley Street, Torrensville, SA, 5031
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Thebarton Senior College on Fridays from 08:50 until 15:05
Commencement date 08/02/19
This course has in intake in both semester 1 and semester 2.
Work Placement15 days
Arranged and supervised through Home School.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 40 SACE credits
QualificationCertificate I in Construction (National code CPC10111)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
CompulsoryCPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry   (20 nominal hours)
 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry   (6 nominal hours)
 CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry   (20 nominal hours)
 CPCCCM1013APlan and organise work   (20 nominal hours)
 CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communication   (20 nominal hours)
 CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specifications   (36 nominal hours)
 CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment   (96 nominal hours)
 CPCCVE1011AUndertake a basic construction project   (40 nominal hours)
 CPCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations   (20 nominal hours)
 CPCCCM2006BApply basic levelling procedures   (8 nominal hours)
 CPCCCM2004AHandle construction materials   (16 nominal hours)
Student Cost$100.00
This consists of $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee, payable to your Home School.
Home School Cost$350.00
This consists of $300 (GST free) course cost and $50 (GST included) for consumables. This will be invoiced to the Home School from Thebarton Senior College.
Cost NotesSome costings will be subject to change.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    14
Maximum   18
Selection ProcessAn information session must be attended.
Orientation DetailsEnrolment through interview. Ring Tina to arrange this on 8159 3100.
Public TransportBuses 287 and 288 from the city.
Contact PersonMs Tina Kritikos, Phone 81593100, Email
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