CPC40110 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required.

CRICOS Code
097631M
Intake dates
Every month on the 15th, except December
Duration
52 weeks
Tuition Fees
AUD $8,000
Mode of Study
Full-time
Resource Fees
AUD $300*
Core Units
13
Application Fees
AUD $300*
Elective Units
3
Delivery Mode
Face-to-Face
Campus
Melbourne CBD

Course Description

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required.

Program Content: The training program covers 16 units of competency taken from the Qualification. To be awarded a certificate for the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building). participants are required to successfully complete all 13 core units.

Resources: Students are issued with learning materials and handouts relevant to each unit.

Recognition & Assessments

Recognition: This course holds national accreditation under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).

Assessments: This course includes written projects/assignments. Group tasks or assignments may occur as a type of assessment.

Career Opportunities

1. Training Pathway

  • Diploma Level: CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
  • Advanced Diploma Level: CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

2. Employment Pathway

Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:

  • Construction Manager
  • Building Supervisor
  • Project Manager (Construction)

Reassessment & Eligibility/ Entry requirements

Reassessment: Students can have three reassessments of NYC (Not Yet Competent) free of charge provided that the submission of assessments has been done on time. Further, if a student fails more than three times in the unit, the student will have to repeat that unit and charges will be AUD$350.00 per unit (GST will not be charged).

Eligibility/ Entry requirements: This qualification requires a minimum of year 10 completion or equivalent. Oceania Polytechnic requires students to be a minimum of 16 years of age and to demonstrate that they have sufficient English Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) through satisfactory completion of OPIE’s pre-enrolment LLN test. International students may be required to provide evidence of their English Language Proficiency to the minimum level of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent. (Please check the Department of Home Affairs website on www.homeaffairs.gov.au for student visa requirements).

Unit Listings

Core Units

Unit CodeUnit Name
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work
CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit Name
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4026A Arrange building applications and approvals
BSBITU202 Create and use spreadsheets

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Apply: To apply for this course as an international student, please complete the online international student application for enrolment form together with the required supportive documents.

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