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Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building) / Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety

CPC40110/BSB41415

  • Progress your career as a Builder & WHS/OHS Officer with a this dual Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) / Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (CPC40110/BSB41415)
  • Prepare for registration as a Builder
  • Training developed by builders for builders - learn from the experts

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At a glance

Study mode

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In-class

Provider

Builders Academy Australia (RTO 21583)
Career Opportunities
Recognition

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

Prerequisites
  • An apprenticeship at a Certificate III level in the building and construction industry, OR
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in the building and construction industry
Location

VIC - VIC

Course length
Part time: 2 nights a week = finish in 41 weeks
Study mode

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
Written assessments & projects
Start date

7 start dates per year.

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).

Price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including whether you are an Australian resident or your chosen payment option. To find out more, contact the course provider.

Prerequisites

  • An apprenticeship at a Certificate III level in the building and construction industry, OR
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in the building and construction industry

What you'll learn

Among other things, you'll 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
  • Contribute, implement and monitor WHS processes and procedures
  • Supervise staff during construction work
  • Assist with compliance to WHS laws

Course structure

25 units

Units

  1. BSBMGT403A - Implement continuous improvement


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement the organisation's continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on using systems and strategies to actively encourage the team to participate in the process, monitoring and reviewing performance, and identifying opportunities for further improvements.

  2. 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.

  3. BSBSMB409A - Build & maintain relationships with small business stakeholders


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish and develop relationships with small business key stakeholders, and roles and responsibilities in the small business.

  4. BSBSUS301A - Implement & monitor environmentally sustainable work practices


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to effectively analyse the workplace in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices and to implement improvements and monitor their effectiveness.

  5. BSBWHS402A - Assist with compliance with WHS laws


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with providing advice about the legislative duties, rights and obligations of individuals and parties prescribed in work health and safety (WHS) laws.

  6. BSBWHS403A - Contribute to implementing & maintaining WHS consultation & participation processes


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the implementation and maintenance of work health and safety (WHS) consultation and participation processes in the workplace as part of a systematic approach to managing WHS.

  7. BSBWHS404A - Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment & risk control


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards; assessing WHS risks; and developing, implementing and evaluating risk controls appropriate to own job role and work area.

  8. BSBWHS405A - Contribute to implementing & maintaining WHS management systems


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the implementation and maintenance of a work health and safety management system (WHSMS) as it applies to own work area and job role.

  9. BSBWHS406A - Assist with responding to incidents


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with actions and activities performed in response to incidents.

  10. BSBWHS408A - Assist with effective WHS management of contractors


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with the work health and safety (WHS) management of contractors. The WHS management of contractors has a strong focus on compliance with WHS organisational and legislative requirements.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. CPCCBC4008B - Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction project


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

  19. CPCCBC4009B - Apply legal requirements to building and 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.

  20. 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.

  21. CPCCBC4012B - Read & interpret plans & 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.

  22. 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.

  23. CPCCBC4020A - Build thermally efficient & 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.

  24. 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.

  25. PUAWER002B - Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems & processes are implemented


    This unit covers the competency required to implement workplace emergency prevention procedures within a workplace or a defined group of workplaces.

Support and delivery

Evening classes

You can study this course part-time in the evenings and work towards the qualification with minimal impact on your work schedule.

  • Face-to-face classes are on offer at a number of locations in Victoria
  • Option to bring your own device and access course materials online
  • Study 1 or 2 nights a week

Support

You can email trainers directly for help with anything relating to your course work or assessment.

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.

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