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Building and Construction

The Construction industry is divided into eight sectors: Residential Building; Non-Residential Building; Heavy and Civil Engineering; Land Development and Site Preparation Services; Building Structure Services; Building Installation Services; Building Completion Services; and Other Construction Services. The Construction industry offers many opportunities to get skilled via many different trade and technical vocational pathways.

career options

Bricklayer
Building Contractor
Building Site Manager
Building Surveyor
Cabinetmaker
Carpenter
Concreter
Crane Operator
Decorator
Floor and Wall Tiler
Floor Finisher and Coverer
Furniture Polisher
Furniture Upholsterer
Glazier
Gyprocker
Handyman
Joiner
Painter
Plasterer
Plumber
Roofer
Roof Plumber
Solid Plasterer
Stone Mason
Wood Machinist

Introduction to Building and Construction

This course delivers broad-based underpinning skills and knowledge in a range of tasks, for individuals who wish to explore the Construction industry.  Emphasis is placed on practical activities that involve functions, as well as a range of materials and tools that will be used in the work place. Mostly suitable for Years 10 and 11 who may choose to study Certificate II in Construction Pathways in the following year.

Certificate II (Building & Construction)

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

As an introduction to the Doorways 2 Construction pathway, this course has core units of competency that are can be utilised in other Certificate III qualifications. The elective options are structured to allow choice from a range of units aligned at Certificate III level.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment.

Certificate III (Building & Construction)

This course is the final stage in the Doorways 2 Construction Program and is designed to increase knowledge and skills in the field of brick laying.

Successful completion of this course will enhance the graduate’s employment prospects as an apprentice or general employment in the building and construction industry.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

A substantial period of work placement is required to ensure that unit outcomes are met.

This qualification delivers broad-based underpinning skills and knowledge in a range of building and construction tasks which will enhance the graduate’s entry level employment prospects for apprenticeships, traineeships or general employment in an construction related workplace. A substantial period of work placement is required to ensure that unit outcomes are met.

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