Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)


  • Get the skills to work as a Site ManagerLicensed or Registered Builder or Project Manager with this Diploma of Building & Construction (Building) (CPC50210)
  • Study now & pay later via government loan
  • Flexible online course so you can fast-track & fit your study around work

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At a glance

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OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities
  • Builder
  • Building Manager
  • Estimator
  • Foreperson
  • Project Manager
  • Site Manager

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards
Recognised by the Building Practitioners Board


No prerequisites for this course.
If you pay using VET FEE-HELP you need to provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy test.



Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 33 hrs a week = finish in 1 year, 17 hrs a week = finish in 2 years). Complete within 2 years.
Study mode


Assignments, supervised tests and online quizzes
Start date

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OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply

Upfront payment

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There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol no matter what level of education or work experience you have.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Identifying and producing cost estimations for building and construction projects and evaluate tender documentation
  • Applying building codes and standards to the construction
  • Applying principles of OHS risk management, project risk and project quality
  • Supervising the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
  • Applying structural principles to residential and commercial low rise constructions
  • Applying principles of thermal efficiency to facilitate the implementation of sustainable building and construction processes

Course structure

18 units


  1. CPCCBC5007A - Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contract

  2. CPCCBC5001B - Apply building codes & standards to the construction process for low-rise building projects

  3. CPCCBC5001B - Apply building codes & standards to the construction process for medium-rise building projects

  4. BSBOHS504B - Apply principles of OHS risk management

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

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

  7. CPCCBC4004A - Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

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

  9. CPCCBC5010B - Manage construction work

  10. BSBPMG505A - Manage project quality

  11. BSBPMG508A - Manage project risk

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

  13. CPCCBC4013A - Prepare & evaluate tender documentation

  14. CPCCBC4012B - Read & interpret plans & specifications

  15. CPCCBC5005A - Select & manage building & construction contractors

  16. CPCCBC4003A - Select & prepare a construction contract

  17. CPCCBC5004A - Supervise & apply quality standards to the selection of building & construction materials

  18. CPCCBC5003A - Supervise the planning of on-site medium-rise building or construction work

WA students
If you live in WA, you may need to complete some different units. For more information contact a SEEK Learning consultant.

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 for your state. 

Payment options

There are 3 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. 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.

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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