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Certificate IV in Building and Construction – CPC40120

This qualification reflects the role of builders, site managers and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses who apply knowledge of structural principles, codes, standards and legal requirements to Class 1 and 10, to a maximum of two storeys and Class 2 to 9 Type C constructions, and who plan and supervise safe building and construction work, prepare and administer contracts, and who apply quality principles to building and construction projects. Building relates to construction and Site Management is about managing the factors around construction, such as the deployment of crews with specialised skills (including builders), product compliance, deployment of contract specialised skills, weather, and site location.

Note: Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.

Career outcomes :

Duration

52 Weeks

Total No. of Units

19

Material Fee

$120

Status

Current

Click a link below to register your expression of interest in the following locations:

COBURG | DANDENONG | NORTH MELBOURNE | WERRIBEE

Education Pathway

  • Diploma

  • of Building and Construction (Building)

  • Diploma

  • of Building and Construction 

  •  (Management)

  • Other Diploma’s

Curriculum

Topics covered in this course include:

Contribute effectively to health and safety at your work site and know how to deal with any hazards or incidents that may occur.

Learn how to correctly read and interpret building plans and specifications, ensure your work complies with the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and effectively use contracts to manage your building work.

Become familiar with the terminology, mathematics and pricing instruments required to accurately estimate and schedule work in the building industry.

Develop the skills to plan and lead building and construction projects.

Understand the theory behind structural principles and learn how to apply them to both residential and commercial low rise construction projects.

Learn the fundamentals of running a business in the building industry to minimise risk and maximise your chances of success.

Curriculum

CPCCBC4001

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

CPCCBC4002

Manage work 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

BSBPMG422

Apply project quality management techniques

CPCCBC4003

Select, prepare and administer a construction contract

CPCCBC4004

Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

CPCCBC4005

Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

CPCCBC4006

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

CPCSUS4002

Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings

CPCCBC4013

Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

CPCCBC4026

Arrange building applications and approvals

Pre-Requisites:

 

Please Note that learners must have completed the following two units prior to being assessed in CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions:

  1. CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings.
  2. CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings.