TAFE Queensland

Certificate II in Civil Construction

RII20715TAFE Queensland
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Course description

Kick start your career in civil construction with this entry-level course. Gain the basic skills and knowledge needed to become a civil construction worker or labourer. Qualified civil construction workers are in high demand for major infrastructure projects such as highways, dams and other construction sites. In this course you'll gain the practical skills and fundamental knowledge needed to perform routine tasks including manual excavation, concreting, trench work, pipe laying, and pothole repair. You will also develop a range of transferable skills including communicating in the workplace, planning and organising work, and working safely by following OHS policies and procedures. Our experienced teachers will give you the one-on-one support you need to succeed. Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a civil construction worker or labourer. You can also continue to progress your career with further study at a certificate III and IV level.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Cairns
  • Mount Isa

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about your study options.

Course details

Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
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Duration1 year
Study modeOn-campus
Education institutionTAFE Queensland
PriceThe course price can vary depending on a few factors. To find out more, contact the course provider.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more information on the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, TAFE Queensland can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Certificate II in Civil Construction
TAFE Queensland
(1 reviews)

Published May 2018
Certificate II in Civil ConstructionTAFE Queensland
Graduation date2014
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The course was great the teachers where helpfully an explained every thing an it was fairly straight forward the hardest part was getting a job out of it companies want people with experience not just someone who has done a course
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Certificate II in Civil ConstructionRII20715

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