A VQA APPROVED QUALIFICATION
The purpose of this qualification is to provide nationally accredited building and construction training. This qualification has fundamental building construction knowledge and skills, which can be applied in a range of industrial settings throughout Vanuatu. There is a particular emphasis in this qualification on developing the knowledge and skills to construct domestic and commercial buildings. In addition the qualification is structured to provide training across the principal functional areas of residential construction.
The qualification will meet the demand for priority skills mentioned in the provincial skills plans. The qualification is aimed at trainees with existing qualifications or industry experience or a combination of both.
Module 1: Communication and safety
Dates: 22-31 March
Fees: 12720 VT
This module deals with the skills and knowledge required to maintain health and safety in the work areas as well as basic communication skills in the workplace, in particular, gathering, conveying and receiving information together with effective work practices.
Module 2: Interpret measurements, plans and specifications
Dates: 5-20 April
Fees: 14340 VT
This module include required skills and knowledge of interpreting measurements, plans and specification of the drawing.
Module 3: Apply building practices and setting out
Dates: 26- 11 May
Fees: 15920 VT
This module provides skills and knowledge of carrying out a setting out and excavation accordance to the Vanuatu building code.
Module 4: Handle and use steel fixing tools and equipment
Dates: 17-26 May
Fees: 11140 VT
In this module the learner gains the skills and knowledge required to use and handle tools accordance to safety procedures.
Module 5: Carry out concrete work
Dates: 8-23 June
Fees: 9540 VT
The module required skills and knowledge to use concreting tools and equipment.
Module 6: Brick laying and block laying applications
Dates: 31- 9 Jun
Fees: 11140 VT
The module required skills and knowledge to prepare block laying and bricklaying materials for construction and able to use the tools and equipment.
Module 7: Apply timber framing practices
Dates: 14-29 Jun
Fees: 15920 VT
The module required skills and knowledge to be able construct a pitch roof, ceiling frame, wall framing and erecting a scaffold at a restricted height accordance to required building procedures.
Module 8: Installing windows doors and cladding
Dates: 5- 14 Jul
Fees: 7960 VT
The module required skills and knowledge to be able to install windows and door to required standards and also able to install cladding on timber wall framing.
Participants can exit at any time and receive statements of attainment for successful modules covered.
Participants successfully completing all modules will be eligible for a Certificate II in Building construction (General Construction)
Minimum entry level is Year 10 completion with a pass grade
Enrolment Forms can be picked up at VIT administration office or sent to your email account
Fees can be paid by modules, multiples of modules or in full, however fees for each module must be paid in full before being allowed entry in the next
For further information, please contact:
Office Phone: 22294/ 22295
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