EQIP Doorways to Civil Construction (ED2CC)

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ED2CC Subject Selection Guide 2022

EQIP Application Form 2022

Sorry – Applications for 2022 are now closed. Applications for 2023 will open in August for eligible Year 9 students. 

Approximately 18 Year 10 students each year.


Course Overview:

  • Year 10 program delivered on-site at McCosker Contracting by a trade-qualified Gladstone State High School Teacher.
  • Students are introduced to the construction industry and given the opportunity to learn entry-level construction skills including the use of hand tools and powered equipment, work place health and safety, and how to behave appropriately in the workplace.
  • Students do not receive a formal qualification for this program, however, will receive their First Aid Certificate and a number of Competency-to-operates (CTO’).
  • Students complete a variety of pledge work practical projects for local industry and community groups. In the past this has included picnic tables, bench seating, cape cod chairs and formwork; as well as concreting, painting and general repairs.
  • This course also includes a 1-week work experience block during term time with McCosker Contracting or Sparkmans Cabinetry.
  • Students participate in a tour of EQIP trade-based senior programs, with many students successfully continuing into one of these programs.


Course Duration:
6 months (1 Semester)

Note:  In 2022 this program may be split, and run 2 x 6 month courses with 10-12 students in each.

Various trade or industry pathways:  Civil Construction Industry, Senior EQIP Program, TAFE Program