Introduction to Construction Skill Set

Delivery Mode: Classroom (Face-to-Face   I   Hybrid)
Course Overview
Our Build Your Career program is a state-based skill set, designed and delivered specifically for those job seekers wanting to gain entry level skills and knowledge to start a career in the Building and Construction industry.

In partnership with South Australian Housing Authority (SAHA), our program prepares job seekers for real employment opportunities with builders and contractors working with Housing SA. Our on-the-job training model provides job seekers with hands on experience and application to skills and knowledge learned and our Learner Support Services staff are available onsite to assist with any challenges affecting your learning journey.
Course Content
This course combines accredited workplace training on a live construction site, practical work sessions and theory-based learning. Our students develop skills and knowledge including:
Construction induction training (White Card) 
Working safely at heights
General use of construction tools and equipment
Work Health and Safety requirements for working in the Building and Construction industry
Undertaking construction projects and works
Interpreting construction plans and specifications

$50.00 participant contribution.
This course is Supported by the Government of South Australia. Participant Eligibility Criteria apply, visit for Participant Eligibility Criteria.
Successful completion of this program the student will receive a statement of attainment for SSDIS01008 – Introduction to Construction Skill Set.
Participant ‘s will also receive a statement of attainment and White Card issued by SYC for successful completion of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card).
Participants who have completed this course could enrol in CPC20220 Certificate II in Construction Pathways, or Certificate III level qualification within the Construction Training Package 
4 day per week, 9:30am – 4:00pm for 5 weeks (20 days) 
Theory learning combined with onsite practical assessment components in a simulated workplace environment
Units of Competency
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry 
CPCCCM2005 Use construction tools and equipment
CPCCVE1011 Undertake a basic construction project
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
Entry Requirements/Pre-requisites
Must complete an Upfront Assessment of Needs (UAN)
All learners must provide their USI upon enrolment.
All participants of the course must provide 100 points of identification with at least 1 for of photo identification

Contact Us

SYC Education and Training (08) 7325 4647  |  [email protected]
SYC Head Office (08) 8405 8500 | 39-41 Dequetteville Terrace, Kent Town SA 5067

Upcoming Programs
Name Location Cost
SSDIS01008 Introduction to Construction (Build Your Career) 03/06/2024 – 05/07/2024 SYC – Marion $50.00
SSDIS01008 Introduction to Construction (Build Your Career) 08/07/2024 – 08/08/2024 Elizabeth Education & Training Hub $50.00
SSDIS01008 Introduction to Construction (Build Your Career) 19/08/2024 – 19/09/2024 SYC – Marion $50.00