Training Package - MSH Construction Labourer

Training Structure.

Job Role – Construction Labourer


  • Assist in erecting modify and dismantling scaffolding systems up to 4 meters
  • Carry out maintenance and labour tasks on site as directed by the leading hands and management
  • Always work in a safe, efficient and diligent manner, ensuring compliance with the site-specific SWMS
  • Participate in Tool Box meetings
  • Maintain housekeeping at all times
  • Report any incidents or near misses immediately to your site supervisor
  • Wear the correct PPE at all times
  • Complete all relevant site-specific documentation as required and submit to the appropriate personnel

Training Provided

  • MSH Employment and Safety Induction
  • Various Site Inductions
  • RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights
  • QLD High Risk Work Licence Forklift (LF)
  • CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction
  • RIIWHS205E Control Traffic with a stop/slow bat
  • RIIWHS302E Implement Traffic Management Plan
  • RIIWHS202E Enter and Work in Confined Spaces
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • TLILIC0005 Licence to Operate an Elevated Work Platform (WP)

CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction

The objective of the program is to prepare First Nations people for the workplace by providing fundamental, entry level skills and knowledge relating to the building and construction industry. It is our purpose to see young people transition into motivated, skilled and valued contributors to the MSH workforce.

The Qualification provides an introduction to the construction industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations.

Completing this qualification will provide skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Obtaining and following instructions
  • Planning and preparing for work
  • Fitness for work
  • Working as a team
  • Achieving goals
  • Communication
  • Workplace safety
  • Reading and interpreting plans and specifications
  • Carrying out basic measurements and calculations

Delivery Methodology

Online | Face-to-face | Work Placement

ASTRA will develop online learning modules that include fundamental requirements of the building and construction industry.

This will include interactive learning activities and scenarios.

Knowledge Assessments will be conducted online. This will negate the need for paper-based assessments.

Duration Methodology

3 months – 6 months, made up of:

5-days face to face with a Trainer Assessor
Self-paced activities and online assessments
Ongoing work-placement under the supervision of qualified MSH leading hands / MSH community team champions




  • PPE must be worn (safety boots and high vis clothing supplied)
  • Ability to use computer
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • Elementary english speaking
  • There are regular tasks that require manual handling of materials, tools and equipment including exposure to outdoor elements. Before commencing any course, it is recommended to consult a doctor to determine any limitations with conducting practical work if applicable

Qualification Package Rules

11 units of competency:

8 core units:

  1. CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  2. CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  3. CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
  4. CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
  5. CPCCCM2005B Use construction tools and equipment
  6. CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  7. CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  8. CPCCVE1011A Undertake a basic construction project

3 elective units:

  1. CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
  2. CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
  3. CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures


CPC10111 Certificate 1 in Construction