Certificate II Program in Construction Pathways (Signage)

Duration Up to 10 weeks Full Time
TAFE SA CodeCP00159
Example Career ProfileSignwriterSignwriter
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You will develop the working skills and knowledge to seek an apprenticeship in the building and construction industry. It is an excellent introduction for students who wish to take up a trade.



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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    How to Apply

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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    This qualification provides a pathway to the sign-writing trade in the construction industry. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an Australian Apprenticeship.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Skills Covered

    Certificate II Program in Construction Pathways (Signage)
    Learn about:

    • Computer generated signage
    • Vinyl application
    • Design and colour
    • Surface preparation
    • Digital engraving
    • Sign installation
    • Traditional skills
    • Scaffolding:
      • 8 core units:
        • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
        • Plan and organise work
        • Conduct workplace communications
        • Read and interpret plans and specifications
        • Use construction tools and equipment
        • Work safely in the construction industry
        • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
        • Undertake a basic construction project
        • plus elective units in Signage


    Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:

    QualificationTAFE SA CodeNational Code
    Certificate II in Construction PathwaysTP00230CPC20211

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.