Certificate I in Construction – CPC10111

qualified Contractor

Course Outline

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 embeds the facets of employability skills in context.

This qualification is suitable for licensing with NSW Fair Trading for the following contractor licenses:

  • Kitchen/bathroom bench installation
  • Shade sails and shade systems installation.
  • Pressure washing / graffiti removal / brick cleaning work
  • Repair, resurfacing or application of a protective coating to bathroom tiles, baths
  • Non-structural repair work

MIBT’s Training Program is flexible and focuses on matching your learning progress, with any on-the-job experience you might gain week to week. Certificate I Concreting qualification has 11 units of competency comprised of 8 core units and 3 elective units to be selected from the list below.

Depending on your location, MIBT offers blended on-site and online skills training that compliments workplace learning. MIBT Trainers are directly available to all trainees – and their employers, throughout the training process. We come to you, to assess work activities and provide practical tutorials, on unit elements that might not be covered on the job.

Quality Training

MIBT's education group come from the building and construction industry. All MIBT trainers and assessors are qualified building professionals. We are therefore committed to providing quality outcomes for our students, their employers, and the people that live in the homes, or occupy the buildings, created through the work, skills and knowledge of our students, as applied throughout their career.

Course Price
paid as: $500 on enrolment and two payments of $650

RPL – Recognition of Prior Learning

For people currently working in the building industry, MIBT will appoint a specialist Trainer / Assessor, that will work with you to gather the evidence required, to transfer the knowledge you have already acquired as completed training units.

The time it takes to assess your qualifications for RPL is substantially up to you. MIBT’s Trainer / Assessor will meet with you as soon as is practical, to complete all unit assessments and identify any units that might require further study and assessment tasks to complete.

Core units


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

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

CPCCVE1011A        Undertake a basic construction project

CPCCWHS1001       Prepare to work safely in the construction industry


Elective units

CPCCCM1011A       Undertake basic estimation and costing

CPCCCM1015A       Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM1016A       Identify requirements for safe tilt-up work

CPCCCM2004A       Handle construction materials

CPCCCM2006B       Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCVE1002B       Undertake a basic computer design project