Building and Construction Course

ONTTC’s building and construction course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to achieve competencies that will enhance their employment prospects in the Building and Construction or Building and Construction-related industries.  Apprentice carpenters can work in the popular carpentry trade and when fully qualified has many opportunities when it comes to the building and construction industry. Salary and employment prospects are excellent with the possibility to run and operate your own business one day

This program is ideal for students wanting to enter the building and construction industry as apprentice carpenters. Students will gain knowledge and practical skills to work safely in the building and construction industry.

ONTTC's Building and Construction Facilities
Units 1 & 2 Competencies
VU20955 Workplace safety and site induction
VU20971 Carpentry Hand Tools
CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the Construction Industry (White Card)
VU20959 Communication skills for the Construction Industry
VU20961 Levelling
HLTAID002 Provide Basic life support
VU20957 Calculations for the Construction industry
VU20960 Introduction to Scaffolding and working platforms
VU20956 Building Structures
Units 3 & 4 Competencies
VU20963 Safe handling and use of plant and selected portable power tools
VU20964 Workplace documents and plans
VU20973 Basic setting out
VU20974 Subfloor framing
VU20975 Wall framing
VU20976 Roof framing
VU20962 Quality principles for the Construction Industry
VU20958 Prepare for work in the Construction Industry
GAP Units Competencies
VU20972 Carpentry power tools
VU20978 Installation of windows and door frames
VU20979 Interior fixing
VU20977 External cladding
VU20980 Introduction to demolition
VU20981 Formwork for concreting
VU20982 Basic environmental sustainability in carpentry
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