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Certificate I in Construction $2340 per person for face to face full time certificate.

Standard Certificate I in Construction Course:

The minimum duration of this course is approximately 11 – 13 weeks full time with a maximum of 12 months to complete. The course will be block training for 7 weeks with a remainder of vocational placement of 4 – 6 weeks. Duration may be dependent upon participant numbers, delivery styles and employer facilitation.
The whole course is delivered full time, face to face at LT Training’s facility and visiting construction enterprises to cover all selection criteria. Three days per week. (Minimum of 8 students required for full time). Contact us for start dates and details for the full time course.

Overview of Certificate I in Construction:

This qualification provides an introduction to the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. The units of competency cover essential work health and safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, communication skills, work planning, and basic use of tools and materials. The qualification is built around a basic construction project unit that integrates the skills and the facets of employability skills in context.

It is also perfect for people who want to get the qualification, knowledge and skills to break out and start a repair / handyman business.
The qualification is suited to VET in Schools programs or learners with no previous connection to the construction industry or relevant employment history.

The skills achieved will assist in successfully undertaking a Certificate II pre-vocational program or job outcome qualification, or will facilitate entry into an Australian Apprenticeship. Part of the units can be transferred into qualifications that will contribute to certain construction licences in Queensland. In NSW you could apply for a non-structural repair work license.




There are no entry requirements for the certificate. However students should have a reasonable fitness and physical ability level and have an interest in construction.


The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete a total of 11 units:

8 Core units
3 Elective units

The following units are available at the moment:

Core units of Certificate I in Construction:

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work

CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project

Elective units available

CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM1011A Undertake basic estimation and costing

CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials

Outcomes of Certificate I in Construction:

On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued a ‘Certificate I in Construction CPC10111’ certifying competence of the 11 units completed. LT Training will also issue a Construction White Card to students when they have completed the unit for White Card.

Course Delivery:

The course is developed to be delivered face to face with vocational placement.
For students that are already employed in the industry:
Visits by your trainer and assessor will be organised with enrolment.
Full time face to face training is conducted at the LT Training Nambour facility. Nambour PCYC, Youth Avenue, Nambour QLD 4560. Please contact office to confirm start dates.

Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted on-site at the premises of corporate clients or other more convenient sites.


LT Training will consider RPL for the units of competency if applicant can provide sufficient evidence.

Payment Option:

A deposit of $1500 is required with enrolment to secure your placement and the remaining amount is due a week after the course has started.

Further Information on Certificate I in Construction:

Source: Department of Employment.
54,700 persons were employed as Building and Plumbing Labourers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
Expected job openings are high.

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with our Student Handbook which contains loads of information for our students including our policies and terms and conditions. The handbook will be shared electronically or in hard copy. If you have any questions at all, we are happy to help.