Develop your career and employment options. If you’re already in the building and construction industry and would like to step up into supervisory roles or you’re a tradesperson seeking to become a subcontractor then our building course will give you the skills to achieve your career aspirations.
Through our building course with current industry professionals you will gain the skills and knowledge:
20 Sep 2019 at 02:00PM AEST
February and July
Part time: 12 months (Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30 - 9:30pm) (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
On successful completion of this qualification you may be considered for positions within a construction company such as:
With relevant industry experience, a graduate may apply to the Building Practitioners Board (BPB) to become a registered building practitioner under the domestic builder category.
Please note the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) is not a prescribed qualification under the Building Regulations 2006.
Where an applicant has obtained a qualification that is not prescribed, or accepted as an equivalent qualification, such as CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building), the Board will consider this as part of a broader examination of the applicant's knowledge and experience.
To find out more about becoming a registered building practitioner please refer to the Victorian Building Authority website.
You must have basic computer skills (be able to navigate the internet and use basic functions of Microsoft Word)
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Students who wish to do further studies may progress to the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). Credit transfer is available for students who successfully complete the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building).
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Annual Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$3,063.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$613.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$11,929.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$644.80|
|Retain Course Items***||No fee applies|
You must complete 16 units
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement, monitor and review strategies for the ongoing management of a small business's finances. It also includes day to day financial management of the small business. Specific legal requirements apply to the management of a small business.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct an OHS risk analysis, including the inspection of workplaces for hazards. The development and implementation of appropriate responses, including responses required by state or territory legislation and regulations, to mitigate the risks are also addressed. The unit requires candidates to have a comprehensive and appropriate understanding of the complex range of legislative and workplace requirements to manage risk in building and construction workplaces.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to produce schedules of resource requirements so that orders can be placed for materials and labour for residential and commercial projects and to record and track costs as they are incurred. Knowledge of codes, regulations and approval processes, contractor systems, physical resource and supplier identification and the ability to assess the availability of and requirements for skilled labour are essential.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan on-site activities, including the employment of physical and human resources and the development of documentation and advice for relevant authorities concerning residential and commercial projects.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply legal requirements to building and construction projects of residential and low rise commercial buildings. ('Low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction).
Application of legal requirements includes the capacity to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements. A thorough knowledge of the application of current legal and regulatory requirements is essential.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the systems through which materials are typically selected, acquired and stored on site for projects described by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as low rise building or construction work (low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Class 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction).
It ensures the delivery to the site of materials that meet contract specifications and service requirements for low rise projects.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise implementation of administration processes relating to residential and commercial construction projects.
The ability to administer payments, supervise on-site communications, ensure compliance with quality control and complete record keeping processes is essential.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to correctly create and use spreadsheets and charts using spreadsheet software.
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