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Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building)

CPC40110

  • This Certificate IV in Building and Construction (CPC40110) covers the skills & knowledge to prepare you for registration as a Builder
  • Classes available for both experienced tradespeople & people looking to get started in the industry
  • Flexible study & payment options available

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At a glance

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Provider

Builders Academy Australia (RTO 21583)
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Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Meets the academic requirements for associate membership into the Australian Institute of Building.

Prerequisites

None

Location

Online

VIC - VIC

Course length
Online & On-campus: Min 28 weeks | Max 35 weeks
Study mode

Online

In-class


Online

Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.

Blended

Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.

In-class

Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Assessment
Observation, written assessment & projects
Start date

7 start dates per year.

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Provider
Builders Academy Australia (RTO 21583)

Builders Academy Australia were established by the major Australian building company Simonds Homes, and provide training by builders for builders.

The academy’s unique affiliation with Simonds Homes means they know the building industry inside-out.

When you study with Builders Academy Australia you learn from experienced tradespeople and gain the skills that are needed in the industry right now.

If you’re starting out in building and construction or want to progress your career, Builders Academy Australia offers nationally recognised qualifications you can study online or part-time in the evenings.

House of Learning Pty Ltd (RTO 21583) and City-Wide Building and Training Services Pty Ltd (RTO 91138) trading as Builders Academy Australia (RTO 21583).

Payment options

Upfront payment

Pay as you go

Victorian Training Guarantee

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Price
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The cost of a course can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are an Australian resident
  • How you pay for the course (via a government loan, via a payment plan, or upfront)

To work out how much this course would cost you,
contact a SEEK Learning consultant.

Prerequisites

There are no entry requirements for this course. If you have a trade qualification in building and construction or 3 years' experience working in the industry, you can study this course in a stream with other students with similar experience.

What you'll learn

You will learn how to:

  • Understand legal requirements, building codes and standards
  • Manage occupation health and safety in a building and construction workplace
  • Plan, prepare and manage construction projects
  • Supervise staff during construction work
  • Manage small business finances

Course structure

17 units

Units

  1. CPCCBC4012B - Read & interpret plans and specifications


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications applicable to low rise residential and commercial projects in order to inform estimation, planning and supervisory activities.

  2. CPCCBC4009B - Apply legal requirements to building & construction 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.

  3. CPCCBC4003A - Select & prepare a construction contract


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and prepare appropriate construction contracts, including the sections, clauses and conditions for low rise construction projects.

  4. CPCCBC4024A - Resolve business disputes


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to advise on or resolve business disputes that may arise in the course of activities in residential and commercial contracting projects. Dispute resolution procedures may be applied as one of the disputing parties or as an independent party.

  5. CPCCBC4001A - Apply building codes & standards to the construction process for low rise building projects


    This unit of competency specifies 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.

  6. CPCCBC4010B - Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise residential structures using conventional methods. The unit addresses those structures classified by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as Class 1 and Class 10. Knowledge of the application of structural principles in accordance with Australian standards is essential.

  7. CPCCBC4011B - Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise projects of a more complex nature than single residential dwellings, which are typically commercial structures classified in the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres but not including Type A or Type B construction.

  8. CPCCBC4020A - Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply sound principles of thermal efficiency as part of the implementation of sustainable building and construction processes.

  9. BSBSMB406A - Manage small business finances


    Implement, monitor and review strategies for the ongoing management of a small business's finances. This will help you to manage day to day financial management of the small business.

  10. CPCCBC4007A - Plan building or construction work


    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.

  11. CPCCBC4004A - Identify & produce estimated costs for building & construction projects


    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.

  12. CPCCBC4005A - Produce labour & material schedules for ordering


    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.

  13. CPCCBC4006B - Select, procure & store construction materials for low rise projects


    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.

  14. CPCCBC4008B - Conduct on-site supervision of building & construction project


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise implementation of administration processes relating to residential and commercial construction projects.

  15. CPCCBC4002A - Manage occupational health & safety in the building & construction workplace


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

  16. BSBMGT515A - Manage operational plan


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation's productivity and profitability plans.

    Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation's operational plan.

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

  17. BSBSMB404A - Undertake small business planning


    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.

Support and delivery

You can study this course online or in a classroom, and work towards the qualification with minimal impact on your work schedule.

Virtual online campus

  • Study from anywhere
  • Participate in live classes by logging into a virtual online classroom
  • Work together with the trainer and other students in real-time – share ideas, ask questions & get help with your work

In a classroom

There are two in-class versions of this course – you can learn from the beginning, or study alongside other experienced tradespeople.

Recognition

Licensing bodies in NSW, SA, NT, TAS, QLD and ACT recognise this qualification as an approved qualification for registration purposes.

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and Builders Registration Board of Western Australia may consider this qualification as part of a broader examination of your knowledge and experience for registration.

Payment options

There are 3 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Pay as you go

You can pay for this course gradually by making regular payments as you study.

It’s a flexible method – you can choose to make payments every week, fortnight or month, depending on what suits you. And you can make payments throughout the duration of the whole course – you just need to pay the full amount by the time you finish.

2. Victorian Training Guarantee – government subsidy

You may be able to access a government-subsidised place in this course through the Victorian Training Guarantee.

You could save over 80% on the course cost, or in some cases you may not need to pay the course cost at all.

3. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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