CPC10111 – Certificate I in construction

Qualification Description

This qualification provides an introduction into the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. The content covers essential work health and safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, communication skills, work planning, and basic use of tools and materials.

Job Role

This course provides an introduction to all trades in the construction industry. 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.

Units of competency

This qualification consists of 11 units made up of 8 core and 3 elective 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
CPCCWHS1001- Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCWHS2001- Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCVE1011A - Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCCM2004A - Handle construction materials
CPCCCM2006- Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2005B- Use construction tools and equipment


  • Knowledge Assessments
  • Practical Assessments

Entry Requirements

  • Must have completed general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement.
  • Satisfactory completion of LLN before course commencement.