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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

CPC50210

  • Prepare for registration as a Builder with the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (CPC50210)
  • Classes available for both experienced tradespeople & people looking to get started in the industry
  • Study when it suits you – online & on campus options available

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At a glance

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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

No prerequisites for this course.
If you have a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40110) or 5 years' experience working in the industry, you can study this course in a stream with other students with similar experience.

Location

Online

VIC - VIC

Course length
Online & On campus: Min. 39 weeks Max: 52 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
Written assessments & projects
Start date

Several 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

There are no entry requirements for this course. If you have a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40110) or 5 years' experience working in the industry, you can study this course in a stream with other students with similar experience.

What you'll learn

Among other things, you'll learn how to:

  • Apply, monitor and supervise construction work for medium rise building projects
  • Identify, produce and monitor costs for building and construction projects
  • Recruit and manage staff and building and construction contractors
  • Supervise and apply quality standards
  • Manage and monitor budgets and financial plans
  • Recruit, supervise and manage teams
  • Manage project costs, risk and quality

Course structure

18 units

Units

  1. BSBOHS504B - Apply principles of OHS risk management


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use a generic approach to identify hazards, and to assess and control occupational health and safety (OHS) risks.

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

  3. CPCCBC5007B - Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor (Group A)


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor, including obligations as either party to a contract.

  4. CPCCBC5003A - Supervise the planning of onsite medium rise building or construction work


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the planning process and organisation of on-site building or construction work projects up to and including medium rise commercial and wide span buildings.

  5. 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.

  6. CPCCBC5001B - Apply building codes & standards to the construction proceeds for medium 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 medium rise commercial and wide span buildings.

  7. CPCCBC5018A - Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the building of medium rise buildings.

  8. 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.

  9. CPCCBC4013A - Prepare & evaluate tender documentation


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to evaluate contract specifications and information and to prepare tender documents associated with projects in the building and construction industries.

  10. CPCCBC5004A - Supervise & apply quality standards to the selection of building & construction materials (group A)


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the systems through which materials are selected, acquired and stored on site for building or construction work up to and including medium rise projects.

  11. CPCCBC5010B - Manage construction work


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to manage construction work and/or projects, which may involve fulfilling single or multi-site commercial contractual obligations.

  12. BSBPMG505A - Manage project quality


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage quality within projects.

  13. BSBMGT617 - Develop & implement a business plan


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to run a business operation and covers the steps required to develop and implement a business plan.

    It applies to individuals who are running an organisation or who take a senior role in determining the effective functioning and success of the organisation. As such, they may oversee the work of a number of teams and other managers.

  14. CPCCBC5009A - Identify services layout & connection methods to medium rise construction projects


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify drawings, specifications and requirements for services in a range of medium rise and wide span commercial projects.

    It requires an ability to identify and evaluate differing methods and services in accordance with building regulations and standards.

  15. BSBFIM501A - Manage budgets & financial plans


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. This includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances, and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes in line with the financial objectives of the work team and the organisation.

  16. BSBPMG508A - Manage project risk


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage risk within a project to avoid adverse effects on project outcomes.

  17. 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.

  18. CPCCBC5002A - Monitor costing systems on medium rise building & construction projects


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to monitor building or construction costing systems.

Support and delivery

You can study this course part-time in the evenings or online, 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, VIC and WA recognise this as an approved qualification for domestic registration and licensing purposes.

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) recognise this as an approved qualification for commercial registration and licensing purposes.

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