This Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) is specifically tailored for people with at least three years' work experience in the building and construction industry.
Career opportunities, include:
- Registered builder
- construction manager
- domestic builder
- building estimator
- building/construction project supervisor
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Studying the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) at Holmesglen
Together with your hands-on industry experience, this course will deepen your knowledge of building structures under the National Construction Code (NCC), the legislation that accompanies any building project, and help you develop the skills necessary to run a successful small to medium-sized construction business.
It may also assist you to meet the requirements of the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) to become a registered building practitioner in Victoria.
This program is flexible to adapt content to cover residential, industrial and commercial low rise and medium rise construction with extra attention to risk management and small business finances.
The course is delivered two nights a week over 32 weeks by industry professionals.
Upon completion, students can expect to have the knowledge and skills required of a builder, site manager, foreman or construction manager.
To receive this qualification you must complete 13 core units and three elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.
If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this course.
||Select And Prepare A Construction Contract
||Apply Legal Requirements To Building And Construction Projects
||Resolve Business Disputes
||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
||Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
||Identify And Produce Estimated Costs For Building And Construction Projects
||Read and interpret plans and specifications
||Produce Labour And Material Schedules For Ordering
||Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
||Plan Building Or Construction Work
||Manage Occupational Health And Safety In The Building And Construction Workplace
||Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
||Manage Small Business Finances
||Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
||Plan small business finances
| Code || Name |
|CPCCBC4003A||Select And Prepare A Construction Contract|
|CPCCBC4009B||Apply Legal Requirements To Building And Construction Projects|
|CPCCBC4024A||Resolve Business Disputes|
|CPCCBC4001A||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects|
|CPCCBC4010B||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4011B||Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4004A||Identify And Produce Estimated Costs For Building And Construction Projects|
|CPCCBC4012B||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|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|
|CPCCBC4002A||Manage Occupational Health And Safety In The Building And Construction Workplace|
|CPCCBC4008B||Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects|
|BSBSMB406A||Manage Small Business Finances|
|BSBSMB401||Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business|
|BSBSMB402||Plan small business finances|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Due to the accelerated pace of course delivery, it is strongly recommended that students have at least three years' work experience in the building and construction industry before undertaking this course.
Basic computer skills on Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel are recommended.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will attain the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Construction and Building (Building).
How to apply
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Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Free TAFE eligible student||FREE|
|JobTrainer eligible student||FREE|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession