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:

  • to coordinate the construction of low-rise buildings
  • to select and prepare major domestic construction contracts
  • to plan and prepare project estimates and schedules
  • to manage occupational health and safety
  • to apply the National Construction Codes and Australian Standards to building systems
  • to manage small business finances



National Code CPC40110
Study Areas Building & Construction
Study Level Certificate IV
Study Type Local
Study Mode

PT: 12 months

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​


Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Free TAFE^ $0.00
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

^ This course is on the 2019 Free TAFE list - find out more.

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

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)

 

Box Hill

You must have basic computer skills (be able to navigate the internet and use basic functions of Microsoft Word)

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE 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).

Direct entry

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

On successful completion of this qualification you may be considered for positions within a construction company such as:

  • site supervisor
  • foreman
  • or you may operate as a sub-contractor.

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 complete 16 units

Code

Title

Hours

BSBSMB406A MANAGE SMALL BUSINESS FINANCES 60.0

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.

CPCCBC4002A MANAGE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION WORKPLACE 40.0

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.

CPCCBC4005A PRODUCE LABOUR AND MATERIAL SCHEDULES FOR ORDERING 40.0

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.

CPCCBC4007A PLAN BUILDING OR CONSTRUCTION WORK 40.0

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.

CPCCBC4009B APPLY LEGAL REQUIREMENTS TO BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS 50.0

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.

CPCCBC4006B SELECT, PROCURE AND STORE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS FOR LOW RISE PROJECTS 40.0

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.

CPCCBC4008B CONDUCT ON-SITE SUPERVISION OF BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS 40.0

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.

BSBITU202 CREATE AND USE SPREADSHEETS 30.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to correctly create and use spreadsheets and charts using spreadsheet software.

CPCCBC4001A APPLY BUILDING CODES AND STANDARDS TO THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS FOR LOW RISE BUILDING PROJECTS 40.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to correctly create and use spreadsheets and charts using spreadsheet software.

CPCCBC4004A IDENTIFY AND PRODUCE ESTIMATED COSTS FOR BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS 60.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives.

Specific legal requirements apply to the management of a small business.

CPCCBC4003A SELECT AND PREPARE A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT 40.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives.

Specific legal requirements apply to the management of a small business.

Prerequisites: none

BSBITU201 PRODUCE SIMPLE WORD PROCESSED DOCUMENTS 60.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives.

Specific legal requirements apply to the management of a small business.

Prerequisites: none

CPCCBC4012B READ AND INTERPRET PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS 30.0

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.

CPCCBC4010B APPLY STRUCTURAL PRINCIPLES TO RESIDENTIAL LOW RISE CONSTRUCTIONS 160.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to correctly create and use spreadsheets and charts through the use of spreadsheet software.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

CPCCBC4011B APPLY STRUCTURAL PRINCIPLES TO COMMERCIAL LOW RISE CONSTRUCTIONS 80.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives.

Specific legal requirements apply to the management of a small business.

BSBSMB404 UNDERTAKE SMALL BUSINESS PLANNING 50.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to correctly operate word processing applications in the production of workplace documents.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.


Last updated: June 21, 2019 10:07am