Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building)


  • Prepare yourself to work as a Licensed Builder or Site Supervisor with this Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40110)
  • Meet the nation-wide educational requirements to apply for a building licence
  • Study online, when and where it suits you

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At a glance

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OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities
  • Builder
  • Building Manager
  • Building Works Supervisor
  • Project Planner
  • Safety Coordinator
  • Domestic Building Contractor

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Recognised by the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors.


Over 17 years of age



Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 29 hrs a week = finish in 6 months, 14.5 hrs a week = finish in 1 year). Complete within 18 months.
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Assignments & online quizzes
Start date

Enrol anytime.

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OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Why SEEK Learning?

Start with a course, end with a career.

Our expertise and understanding of the job market means SEEK Learning is your go-to for advice on the right course for your career.

Payment options

12-month interest free payment plan

Terms & conditions apply

No deposit, and pay no interest for the first 12 months.
Pay over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

or Upfront payment

Course price $4,995 AUD


  • Over 17 years of age

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Identifying and producing cost estimations for building and construction projects
  • Selecting and preparing construction contracts
  • Applying building codes and standards to the construction process including OH&S in the building and construction workplace
  • Planning building and construction work
  • Conducting on-site supervision of the building and construction project
  • Applying structural principles to residential and commercial low rise constructions

Course structure

17 units


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

  2. CPCCBC4009B - Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

  3. CPCCBC4018A - Apply site surveys & set-out procedures

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

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

  6. CPCCBC4020A - Build thermally efficient & sustainable structures

  7. CPCCBC4008B - Conduct on-site supervision of building & construction projects

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

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

  10. BSBSMB406A - Manage small business finances

  11. CPCCBC4007A - Plan building or construction work

  12. CPCCBC4013A - Prepare & evaluate tender documentation

  13. CPCCBC4005A - Produce labour & material schedules for ordering

  14. CPCCBC4012A - Read & interpret plans & specifications

  15. CPCCBC4024A - Resolve business disputes

  16. CPCCBC4003A - Select & prepare a construction contract

  17. CPCCBC4006B - Select, procure & store construction materials

Support and delivery

When you study online with OTEN, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.


As builder licensing varies across Australia, you might need additional requirements on top of this qualification. Your SEEK Learning consultant will be able to assist with any questions you have about meeting the licensing requirements in your state. 

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

2. 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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