The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) CPC50210 has been designed to meet the needs of a building professional who coordinates the construction of a building, taking responsibility for the overall completion of the job, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client.
Career opportunities, include:
- on-site management and supervision
- local, national and international construction management
- specialist construction roles in quality assurance and safety
Pathways to further study:
- BCME15 Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics
Studying the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) at Holmesglen
Throughout the course you will learn the professional skills and knowledge required for the management, supervision and administration of residential, industrial and commercial building projects.
With many comprehensive building elements will be incorporated into project based learning, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical and research skills in an environment of self paced learning, which may include study tours and site visits.
The building professional may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the state or territory.
To receive this qualification you must complete 13 core units and five 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 will be counted towards completion of this program.
||Apply Principles Of OHS Risk Management
||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
||Select And Prepare A Construction Contract
||Identify And Produce Estimated Costs For Building And Construction Projects
||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
||Read and interpret plans and specifications
||Prepare And Evaluate Tender Documentation
||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
||Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings
||Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
||Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
||Manage Project Quality
||Manage Project Risk
||Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
||Supervise The Planning Of On-site Medium Rise Building Or Construction Work
||Manage Construction Work
||Manage Environmental Management Practices And Processes In Building And Construction
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
| Code || Name |
|BSBOHS504B||Apply Principles Of OHS Risk Management|
|CPCCBC4001A||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects|
|CPCCBC4003A||Select And Prepare A Construction Contract|
|CPCCBC4004A||Identify And Produce Estimated Costs For Building And Construction Projects|
|CPCCBC4010B||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4012B||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCBC4013A||Prepare And Evaluate Tender Documentation|
|CPCCBC4018A||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC5001B||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects|
|CPCCBC5018A||Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings|
|CPCCBC5007B||Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor|
|CPCCBC5009A||Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects|
|BSBPMG505A||Manage Project Quality|
|BSBPMG508A||Manage Project Risk|
|CPCCBC5002A||Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC5003A||Supervise The Planning Of On-site Medium Rise Building Or Construction Work|
|CPCCBC5010B||Manage Construction Work|
|CPCCBC5011A||Manage Environmental Management Practices And Processes In Building And Construction|
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.
Qualification and recognition
Following completion of this course, students are eligible to receive the award qualification CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).
The diploma is nationally recognised and is supported by the Building Practitioners Board (BPB), the Australian Institute of Builders (AIB) and the Housing Industry Association (HIA).
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Apply through VTAC for the February intake for full-time study.
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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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