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Overview

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Course code:

CPC40110

Next available intakes:

Various dates throughout the year

Course length:

Full Time: 12 months , Part Time: 2 years

Campus:

Chadstone

The Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) will give your the skills necessary to run a small to medium construction business.

And this version of the Certificate IV has been designed for people looking to start a career in the building industry, or people looking to change careers or re-enter the workforce.

This qualification will give you the knowledge of building structures under the National Construction Code (NCC), the legislation that accompanies any building project. It may also assist you to meet the requirements of the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) to become a registered building practitioner in Victoria.

You will also learn about environmental management practices, safety and risk management, managing projects, contracts, structural principles and estimating and monitoring costs.

The strength of the program lies in its flexibility to adapt content to cover residential, industrial and commercial low rise and medium rise construction with special attention to management techniques, project work and prepare and evaluate tender documentation.

This course can be undertaken full time, part time, or online, or a mixture of all three so you can fit your study around your work and personal life commitments.

Upon completion, students can expect to have the knowledge and skills required of a builder, site manager, foreman or construction manager.

If you already have at least three years' experience in the building industry, you should visit instead the Certificate IV in Building and Construction Building for trade professionals course page .

Free TAFE is not available to International Students


 


Course structure

Classes run as below:
Full time - two days per week, 9am to 5.30pm
Part time - four days per week, 6pm to 10pm

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.

While the course has been designed to be completed in two years, there is flexibility to study at your own pace and complete the course earlier.

The online course has been developed with busy people in mind. Our unique, flexible method of teaching combines off campus study via online course material, with a drop in campus based tutorial program at our convenient City campus location.

The online components have been divided into four stages, which in general are required to be completed sequentially.

Online resources for delivering distance education and a tutor for each unit of enrolment will be provided. We also provide support and references to learning tools to help you through the course.

ASSESSMENT

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

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

BSBSMB406A

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

BSBPMG411

Apply project quality management techniques

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

CPCCBC4013A

Prepare And Evaluate Tender Documentation

Code Name
BSBSMB406AManage Small Business Finances
CPCCBC4001AApply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4002AManage Occupational Health And Safety In The Building And Construction Workplace
CPCCBC4003ASelect And Prepare A Construction Contract
CPCCBC4004AIdentify And Produce Estimated Costs For Building And Construction Projects
CPCCBC4005AProduce Labour And Material Schedules For Ordering
CPCCBC4006BSelect, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
CPCCBC4007APlan Building Or Construction Work
CPCCBC4008BConduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009BApply Legal Requirements To Building And Construction Projects
CPCCBC4010BApply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4011BApply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
CPCCBC4012BRead and interpret plans and specifications
BSBPMG411Apply project quality management techniques
BSBPMG522Undertake project work
CPCCBC4013APrepare And Evaluate Tender Documentation

Entry requirements

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.

These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

VCE or equivalent; or mature age (at least 18 years of age and away from formal study for at least one year).

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.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing this course, you receive the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction.

PATHWAYS

The course provides many options for further study including the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), CPC50210.

Once you have completed the diploma, you can pathway into one of Holmesglen's two building degrees, the Bachelor of Building Surveying and Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics.

You may also be eligible to receive credits if you apply for courses at other universities.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Registered builder
- construction manager
- domestic builder
- building estimator
- building/construction project supervisor


How to apply

DIRECT

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Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

RECRUITMENT

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.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$10,542.00

Government subsidised

$3,780.00

Concession

$756.00

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

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Building and Construction Management Open Days

At Holmesglen, we offer an entire suite of building courses designed to meet the strong demand predicted over the upcoming years, all of which follow a national framework meaning your qualification will be recognized nationally. Visit us on Open Day for a formal a presentation at 6.30pm highlighting pathway options and career outcomes in the Building and Construction industry. Following the presentation you will have the opportunity to speak to industry experienced teachers who will give you the information and advise you about each entry stream. Registrations are essential for sessions to go ahead.

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Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

All information is correct at the time of printing but subject to change.

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