Certificate II in Building and Construction - FIRST YEAR (Partial Completion)

The VCE VET Building Construction course (partial completion of Certificate II in Building & Construction) is designed to provide the skills required for a successful career in building construction. Students are introduced to occupational health and safety procedures, communication, work organisation, plan reading, equipment and tool use.


33 weeks plus holiday block


One morning or afternoon block of delivery each week


Must provide a USI number at point of enrolment

What you learn

The course will prepare students for employment in areas such as carpentry, painting and decorating, wall and ceiling lining, wall and floor tiling, solid plastering and bricklaying

What you get

Contributions to VCE units 1-4

Accredited entry level for other TAFE and university course

Partial completion of Certificate II in Building and Construction

Materials to bring

Materials that are to be brought to class are to be purchased from the SWTAFE bookshop
Please refer to the attached PDF document outlining the required resources

Dress code

Solid enclosed footwear - NOT runners (steel capped boots are best)
Cotton clothing - NOT tracksuit pants/No nylon
Long pants - Jeans are ideal but they MUST NOT have frayed edges
Long sleeve shirt or top

Contribution to the VCE

Upon completion of the VCE VET program, students will have achieved credits towards the pre-apprenticeship certificate. Students wishing to complete the entire pre-apprenticeship certificate will need to undertake modules beyond the requirements of the VCE VET program.The modules in the program have been grouped to form Unit 1-2 and Unit 3-4 sequences for VCE recognition purposes.This course will satisfy learning outcomes for the industry specific skills and work related skills strands in the VCAL program.

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