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Diploma of Building and Construction

Diploma of Building and Construction – CPC50220

This qualification reflects the role of building professionals who apply knowledge of structural principles, risk and financial management, estimating, preparing and administering building and construction contracts, selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality and managing construction work in building projects including residential and commercial with the following limitations:

  • Residential construction limited to National Construction Code Class 1 and 10 buildings to a maximum of 3 storeys.
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  • Commercial construction limited to National Construction Code Class 2 to 9 buildings, Type C and B construction.

Career Outcome

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Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and requirements additional to the attainment of this qualification may be required.

Career outcomes :

Total No. of
Units

27

Duration
Time

18 - 24 months

Status

Current

Material
Fee

$120

Click a link below to register your expression of interest in the following locations: DANDENONG | COBURG | NORTH MELBOURNE


Education Pathway

  • Advanced diploma

  • of Building and Construction

  • Bachelor of

  • Consturction Management

  • Other Bachelor

  • Degrees

Curriculum

Topics covered in this course include:

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct an OHS risk analysis, including the inspection of workplaces for hazards.

These units of competency specify the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes 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).

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to establish the estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites, together with the application of relevant overhead costs and margins.

These units of competency covers the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise residential and commercial structures using conventional methods.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the systematic management of work health and safety (WHS) risk.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage quality within projects. It involves determining quality requirements, implementing quality control and assurance processes, and using review and evaluation to make quality improvements in current and future projects.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage risks that may impact achievement of project objectives.

This unit of competency supports the needs of builders, estimators and managers in the building and construction industry who have a responsibility to evaluate and prepare tenders for residential and commercial projects.

This unit of competency supports builders, project managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and standards in the building and construction industry.

This unit of competency supports the needs of builders, senior managers in building and construction firms, and other construction industry personnel responsible for monitoring building or construction costing systems for medium rise building and construction projects.

This unit of competency supports builders, related construction industry professionals and senior managers within building and construction firms responsible for supervising the planning of on-site building or construction work for medium rise building and construction projects.

This unit of competency supports builders, related construction industry professionals and senior managers within building and construction firms responsible for managing medium rise construction work and/or projects for commercial building projects.

This unit of competency supports builders, project managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for ensuring the structural integrity of materials as well as building and construction work so that site safety and quality control measures are maintained during residential and commercial projects.

This unit of competency supports builders, project managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for identifying and evaluating service requirements in various medium rise construction projects.

This unit of competency supports the needs of builders, senior managers and other construction industry professionals responsible for managing environmental practices and processes for medium rise building and construction projects.

This unit of competency supports the needs of builders, senior managers within building and construction firms and other industry professionals responsible for managing energy conservation and management practices and processes in medium rise building and construction projects.

Curriculum units

BSBOPS504

Manage business risk

BSBWHS513

Lead WHS risk management

CPCCBC4001

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

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

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

CPCCBC4013

Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

CPCCBC4014

Prepare simple building sketches and drawings

CPCCBC4018

Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects

CPCCBC4053

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings

CPCCBC5001

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction

CPCCBC5002

Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects

CPCCBC5003

Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work

CPCCBC5005

Select and manage building and construction contractors

CPCCBC5007

Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor

CPCCBC5010

Manage construction work

CPCCBC5011

Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction

CPCCBC5013

Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects

CPCCBC5018*

Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys

CPCCBC5019

Manage building and construction business finances

CPCCBC4026

Arrange building applications and approvals

CPCCBC5004

Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials

CPCCBC5009

Identify services layout and connection methods for Type C and B construction

Pre-Requests

 

Please Note that learners must have completed the following two units prior to being assessed in CPCCBC5018 Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys:

  1. CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
  2. CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings
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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