Certificate IV in Building and Construction (CPC40120)

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.

Course Code

CPC40120

Study Mode

Part Time

Duration

0.5 – 1 Year

Delivery

Face to Face

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 trainers and assessors 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.

The qualification requires the successful completion of 19 units of competency. 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

CPCCBC4001
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings

CPCCBC4002
Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace

CPCCBC4007
Plan building or construction work

CPCCBC4008
Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects

CPCCBC4009
Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

CPCCBC4010
Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions

CPCCBC4012
Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCBC4014
Prepare simple building sketches and drawings

CPCCBC4018
Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects

CPCCBC4021
Minimise waste on the building and construction site

CPCCBC4053
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings

CPCCBC4003
Select, prepare and administer a construction contract

CPCSUS4002
Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings

CPCCBC4005
Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

CPCCBC4006
Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects

CPCCBC4004
Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

BSBPMG422
Apply project quality management techniques

BSBESB407
Manage finances for new business ventures

CPCCBC4026
Arrange building applications and approvals

On successful completion of this course students will receive the qualification CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction 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 CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction may seek employment in the following roles:

• Domestic Builder Licence
• Construction Manager
• Building Estimator
• Domestic Building Supervisor

Education Pathway

After achieving the CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction, candidates may be eligible to undertake the CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).

Course Enrolment
Online: Online enrolment can be made by clicking Apply Now or

By Phone: Enrolments can be taken over the phone by calling 1300 326 888

Course Fees

Domestic Fees
Students undertaking this course must make payment prior to the commencement of the course or alternatively a payment plan has to have been arranged with PIA Accounts Department prior to commencement.

Funding Availability
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding for eligible individuals.

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (CPC40120)

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.

Course Code

CPC40120

Study Mode

Part Time

Duration

0.5 – 1 Year

Delivery

Face to Face

You will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career as a carpenter in the domestic housing industry or commercial construction area. You will learn how to use basic carpentry tools, power tools and equipment, read and interpret plans, handle carpentry materials and construct pitched roof, ceiling frames and flooring systems.
While carpenters have their specific skills and tasks to perform in the building process, carpenters must have knowledge of all other trades as a carpenter’s work often accommodates the other trades who follow them.

The training is provided to our students by trainers and assessors that have been firstly apprentices themselves then moved on to become qualified tradesman themselves and still maintain industry currency by working with other contractors or running their own subcontracting businesses.

Course Fees

Code – Unit Name

CPCCOM1014
Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1015
Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM2006
Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCWHS2001
Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCWHS1001
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

HLTAID010
Provide basic emergency life support

VU23312
Prepare for work in the building and construction industry

VU23313
Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings

VU23314
Erect and safely use working platforms

VU23320
Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment

VU23321
Perform basic setting out

VU22022
Construct basic sub-floor

VU22023
Construct basic wall frames

VU22024
Construct a basic roof frame

VU22025
Install basic external cladding

VU22026
Install basic window and door frames

VU22027
Install interior fixings

VU22028
Carry out basic demolition of timber structures

VU2222029
Construct basic formwork for concreting

On successful completion of this course students will receive the qualification CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction 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 CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction may seek employment in the following roles:

• Domestic Builder Licence
• Construction Manager
• Building Estimator
• Domestic Building Supervisor

Education Pathway

After achieving the CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction, candidates may be eligible to undertake the CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).

Course Enrolment
Online: Online enrolment can be made by clicking Apply Now or

By Phone: Enrolments can be taken over the phone by calling 1300 326 888

Course Fees

Domestic Fees
Students undertaking this course must make payment prior to the commencement of the course or alternatively a payment plan has to have been arranged with PIA Accounts Department prior to commencement.

Funding Availability
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding for eligible individuals.