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VET Building and Construction

Where will Certificate II in Building and Construction lead you?

Certificate II in Building and Construction will lead students to a variety of employment an/or apprenticeship opportunities in the building and construction industry.  Certificate II in Building and Construction is delivered via a VETiS profile program through South Regional TAFE.

Common work tasks

  • Construct formwork into which concrete is poured
  • Set out an outline of a building on the ground of the site, using string and pegs to allow for excavations
  • Build floors, wall frameworks (timber or metal) and roofs, and lay timber floors
  • Read plans and specifications to determine dimensions, materials required and installation processes to be followed
  • Install metal and timber windows, sashes and doors
  • Construct and erect prefabricated units, such as cottages and houses
  • Cut materials with hand and power tools, and assemble, nail, cut or shape parts
  • Install door handles, locks, hardware, flooring underlay, insulating material and other fixtures
  • Maintain and sharpen tools

Are you suited?

  • Do you enjoy practical work?
  • Are you able to cope with the physical demands of the job?
  • Are you able to work with your hands?
  • Do you have a good sense of balance and an ability to work at heights?
  • Are you good at mathematics?
  • Do you have good health and eyesight?
  • Are you able to work well as part of a team?

If you answer yes to all or most of these questions then a job in Building and Construction is for YOU!

Year 11 Subjects

  • Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathways - Trades)
  • Workplace Learning
  • General English
  • General Mathematics
  • Building and Construction
  • Materials, Design and Technology - Wood

Year 12 Subjects

  • Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathways - Trades)
  • Workplace Learning
  • General English
  • General Mathematics
  • Building and Construction
  • Materials, Design and Technology - Wood