Project Description

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (CPC50210)

This course introduces you to the legal, structural, financial and managerial processes involved in the construction process.

Course Code Study Mode Duration
CPC50210 Part Time 1-2 year
Delivery Location
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This course introduces you to the legal, structural, financial and managerial processes involved in the construction process. It will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to work as a builder on low rise to medium rise building projects. You will gain a range of skills enabling you to supervise the planning and quality of construction work and manage the risks associated with projects. 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 18 units of competency which includes 13 core and 5 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

BSBOHS504B
Apply principles of OHS risk management

BSBPMG505A
Manage project quality

BSBPMG508A
Manage project risk

CPCCBC4001A
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects

CPCCBC4003A
Select and prepare a construction contract

CPCCBC4004A
Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

CPCCBC4010B
Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

CPCCBC4013A
Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

CPCCBC5001B
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects

CPCCBC5002A
Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects

CPCCBC5003A
Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work

CPCCBC5010B
Manage construction work

CPCCBC5018A
Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

CPCCBC4009B
Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

CPCCBC5005A
Select and manage building and construction contractors

CPCCBC5009A
Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

BSBCUS501
Manage quality customer service

CPCCBC5012A
Manage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes

On successful completion of this course students will receive the qualification CPC50210 Diploma of 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:

• Commercial Builder Licence
• Construction Manager Local, National and International
• Commercial Building/construction project supervisor
• Specialist construction roles in quality assurance and safety

Education Pathway

After achieving the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), candidates may be eligible to apply for a Commercial Building Licence through their State Building Authorities.

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