Building and Construction Sector Ready | genU Training | RTO 5553 Building and Construction Sector Ready | genU Training | RTO 5553
A woman is on a construction site, she is wearing protective clothing and operating a drill.

Prepare to enter the lucrative construction industry!

Vacancies exist for truss plant workers, apprentice tradies, labourers and much more. Increase your industry knowledge to set yourself apart from other applicants and kickstart your career in this nationally growing industry.

Learners will gain hands-on skills; operating a range of construction equipment and learn to work effectively with others through participating in a small team-based project.

Building and Construction Sector Ready includes non-accredited content with the addition of the following nationally accredited unit(s):

  • CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.


  • Strive Online, available at a discounted fee.

Course length will increase if optional unit is added.

Upon successful completion, learners will receive a Statement of Attainment for all accredited units.

When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen course. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Entry requirements

  • Identification
    • Current Photo ID (eg: Drivers license, Keypass ID card, Passport)

Study requirements

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

  • Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Course Inclusions

After completing this course you will have a basic understanding of the construction industry, be familiar with many of the tools used and how to work safely. You will have the opportunity to test for your Construction White Card at the completion of the course.

What you will learn:

  • How to perform risk analysis and assessments
  • Operate commercial nail guns (framing/carpentry)
  • Use modern cutting saws (mitre/drop saw)
  • Use drills and impact drivers (multi-purpose drill + batten & tek screws)
  • Differences between commercial and domestic worksites, truss plants and types of
  • employment opportunities
  • Gain insight and ability in reviewing your own performance
  • Work effectively with others
  • Understand workplace health & safety including wearing PPE correctly.

Digital Badge – Building and Construction Sector Ready

Building and Construction Sector Ready is a microcredential for professional development. It will help aid your job seeking process and provide your potential employers with the confidence that you have achieved these skills.

Building and construction sector ready microcredential badgeNail gun operation digital badge  Power saw operation digital badge

Australian residents can access this course via our full fee for service rate.

Fee For Service
$AUD 1650.00 (incl. GST)

There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.

genU Training offer Building and Construction Sector Ready, in the following format:

On-campus: Study face to face in a classroom setting.

5 days: 9:30am – 4:00pm

Time zones: Local state time zones are observed.

Please select your preferred course location and date from the list below.

Click the Apply button and complete the online application. Once we receive your application, our Customer Enquiries Team will contact you to progress your application and advise of next steps. You can find out more about the application process.

If you need support to complete your application, we are happy to help. Simply call 1300 582 687 or contact us online.

Building and Construction Sector Ready

Study Mode:
On campus

Course Length
5 days