Construction Pathways,
1st Edition

Shayne Fagan

ISBN-13: 9780170454025
Copyright 2022 | Published
432 pages | List Price: USD $67.00

Construction Pathways is designed for the latest Certificate II in Construction Pathways (CPC20220). The text covers all the core competencies along with the main high-volume trade electives such as Carpentry, Bricklaying and Wall and Floor Tiling all in one book. It is packed with practice activities, exercises, illustrations and images to help you understand the concepts.


1. Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
2. Plan and organise work
3. Carry out measurements and calculations
4. Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
5. Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
6. Undertake basic estimation and costing
7. Undertake a basic construction project
8. Handle and prepare bricklaying and block laying materials
9. Use bricklaying and block laying tools and equipment
10. Handle carpentry and construction materials
11. Use carpentry tools and equipment
12. Undertake basic installation of wall tiles

  • Shayne Fagan

    Shayne has worked in TAFE NSW for more than 23 years. He has been in various roles from teacher to Faculty Director of Building and Construction and is currently Head of Skills Team for Innovative Manufacturing, Robotics and Science. Shayne is a fully licenced builder who has worked across both the residential and commercial sides of the construction industry. He has used his experience and understanding of the building industry to develop several learning resources for TAFE NSW over a number of years.

  • The content is visually engaging and instructive, explained with numerous targeted images with emphasis given to include visual demonstration of processes, techniques and finished products to help students of this qualification understand the concepts more easily and quickly

  • Text uses student-friendly language and focuses on real-world situations to explain difficult and important concepts. The chapters have been placed in a sequence to develop the fundamental components for the learner

  • The text has broad pedagogical features that help students understand the concepts more easily: Get it right: photo case study in every chapter showing incorrect versus correct methods/results How-to examples: step-by-step instructions for common building calculations and activities Variety of learning tasks: questions or activities that encourage students to apply their knowledge and skills Further reading: a collection of web links and other resources for further reading

  • Employability skills: this table at the start of every chapter provides a list of employability skills on which students will be assessed. At the end of every chapter the student can review activities undertaken throughout the unit as evidence of skills and record them in the employability skills activity log

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