Project Description

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)-(CPC40110)

This course is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small-medium building businesses.

Course Code Study Mode Duration
CPC40110 Part Time 0.5-1 year
Delivery Location
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This course is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small-medium building businesses. A builder is the person who coordinates the construction of a building taking responsibility for the overall completion of the job, including selected contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client. This course, together with your hands-on industry experience, will assist you to meet the requirements of the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) to become a registered building practitioner in Victoria. The training is provided to our students by teachers that are qualified tradesman themselves and still maintain industry currency by working with other contractors or running their own subcontracting businesses, many holding Builders Licences themselves. We only allow you to be taught by qualified professionals within their fields.

Course Fees
The qualification requires the successful completion of 16 units of competency which includes 13 core and 3 electives. The units of competency currently shown in the table below indicate a possible direction. The units may change during the pre-training interview to better suit the type of work you undertake.

Code - Unit Name

Read and interpret plans and specifications

Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace

Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

Select and prepare a construction contract

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects

Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions

Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures

Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

Plan building or construction work

Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects

Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects

Manage small business finances

Undertake small business planning

Arrange building applications and approvals
On successful completion of this course students will receive the qualification CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) which is a nationally recognised qualification within Australia.

Students who do not fully complete the qualification but who are successful in completing a number of the units of competency will receive a statement of attainment for those units.

Employment Option

A person having successfully completed CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) may seek employment in the following roles:

• Domestic Builder Licence
• Construction Manager
• Building Estimator

Education Pathway

After achieving the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building), candidates may be eligible to undertake the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).

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