From a few months to a year. With a Certificate 2, you will gain knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

Traineeships (which usually take from one to two years) are often at a Certificate 2 level, so that gives you an idea that the training can be focused and tailored to real skills in a real career area.

Examples of relevant qualifications at this level include Certificate 2 in Concreting, Certificate 2 in Civil Construction and Certificate 2 in Bituminous Surfacing.