Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
Course Code CPC40110
Duration 990 hours (nominal)
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This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses.
The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required.
Occupational titles may include builder, construction manager or site supervisor.
Prospective students must have completed Certificate III in General Construction or equivalent or have substantial recent experience working in the building and construction industry for a minimum of 5 years. Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (SAC 2006) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.
Successful completion of this course will allow students to apply to become a registered builder and undertake further study at Diploma level.
Upon graduation, occupational titles may include builder, construction manager or site supervisor.
Please note: For entry into this course it is expected that students are currently working in the building industry.
Participants are assessed via completion of required tasks and a demonstration of skills, eg. Written and verbal assignments, practical work, classroom participation, projects and/or written tests.
The qualification has compulsory unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry. The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
Skills Recognition is the process of gaining formal recognition for skills and knowledge that have been obtained through work history, previous study and life experience. Skills Recognition is an assessment-only process - there is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process. Skills Recognition is made up of one or more of the following processes including credit transfer and recognition of prior learning.
To find out more about Skills Recognition call 1300 GOTAFE (1300 468 233)
The standard hourly fee for this course in a Government subsidised place is $2.17.
A funded student can expect to pay no more than $2,148.30 in tuition fees to complete this course.
Additional fees for student services, amenities, goods and materials may apply. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please contact GOTAFE or see our fees and charges page for further information.
Docker St, Wangaratta
Samaria Rd, Benalla
To enquire about this course call 1300GOTAFE or click here.
Units of Study
|Core Units - CPC40110 - All Compulsory|
|CPCCBC4001A||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low-rise building projects|
|CPCCBC4009A||Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4011A||Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4010A||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4008A||Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4004A||Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4002A||Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace|
|BSBSMB406A||Manage small business finances|
|CPCCBC4007A||Plan building or construction work|
|CPCCBC4005A||Produce labour and material schedules for ordering|
|CPCCBC4012A||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCBC4003A||Select and prepare a construction contract|
|CPCCBC4006A||Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects|
|Elective Units - CPC40110 - Choose 3|
|CPCCBC4016A||Administer a constuction contract|
|CPCCBC4009B||Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects|
|BSBPMG404A||Apply quality management techniques|
|BSBPMG407A||Apply risk management techniques|
|CPCCBC4018A||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4011B||Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4010B||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4019A||Apply sustaimable building design principles to water management systems|
|CPCCBC4026A||Arrange building applications and approvals|
|CPCCBC4017A||Arrange resources and prepare for the building or construction project|
|CPCCBC4020A||Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures|
|CPCCBC4008B||Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects|
|BSBITU301A||Create and use databases|
|BSBITU202A||Create and use spreadsheets|
|BSBWOR401A||Establish effective workplace relationships|
|BSBSMB401A||Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business|
|TAADEL404B||Facilitate work based learning|
|CPCSUS4001A||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices|
|BSBMGT403A||Implement continuous improvement|
|CPCCBC4025A||Manage personal work priorities and professional development|
|CPCCBC4021A||Minimise waste on the building and construction site|
|BSBSMB405B||Monitor and manage small business operations|
|CPCCBC4023A||Plan and undertake site inspection and assessment of asbestos products and materials|
|BSBSMB402A||Plan small business finances|
|CPCCBC4013A||Prepare and evaluate tender documentation|
|CPCCBC4014A||Prepare simple building sketches and drawings|
|CPCCBC4015A||Prepare specifications for all construction works|
|BSBITU201A||Produce simple word processed documents|
|BSBWOR402A||Promote team effectiveness|
|CPCCBC4024A||Resolve business disputes|
|CPCCBC4006B||Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects|
|CPCCBC4022A||Supervise tilt-up work|
|BSBSMB404A||Undertake small business planning|
|HLTHIR403B||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
|BSBWRT401A||Write complex documents|
It may be necessary to cancel or postpone courses due to insufficient enrolments or funding changes.