Courses CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

The Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small and medium-sized building businesses wishing to become registered Building Practitioners with the Victorian Building Authority. This qualification is appropriate for people aiming to obtain a Domestic Builders License Issued by the Victorian Building Authority. This qualification is also suitable as a pathway into the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).

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National Construction Training
3 Lucknow Crescent Thomastown, Melbourne 3074

Course ID: CPC40110

Program summary

National Construction Training (RTO 21254) offers the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. In particular people looking to work in the domestic building industry should consider this qualification as a step towards obtaining a Domestic Builders Licence from the Victorian Building Authority. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attain this qualification may be required. More information can be obtained from the Victorian Building Authority.

Core Units

  • 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

Elective Units

  • BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
  • CPCCBC5007B Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor.

More Information

Link to qualification and unit descriptions

Link to more details at training.gov.au

Learning

  • Classroom presentations
  • Research
  • PowerPoint delivery
  • Practical demonstration and practice
  • Group discussions
  • Activities

Assessment

  • Answers to questions        
  • Classroom activities         
  • Projects related to building codes; structural principles; risk management; project management; project quality; contract management; legal requirements; Victorian Building Authority requirements; and preparation of plans and drawings

Equipment and Materials

Specific equipment and materials details and prices will be provided when you lodge a course inquiry with National Contruction Training (RTO 21254).

 

Who is it for

Applicants should be employed or seeking employment in the building and construction industry.

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses who are wanting to become registered builders under the Victorian Building Authority qualification rules for Domestic Builder (Unlimited).

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.

Occupational titles for people undertaking this qualification may include:

  • Builder
  • Construction manager.
  • Building Project Manager

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.

Entry requirements

There are no mandated prerequisite qualification requirements for entry into the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building).

The program outlined is suitable for:

  • Applicants with 3 or more years work experience in the building and construction industry.
  • Applicants with 3 or more years work experience in a supervisory or management role in any industry

All students enrolled into this program should be employed in the building and construction industry at the time of commencement.

The usual duration for this program is 12 months.Students with credit transfer or recognition of prior learning for units may complete this qualification in less than 12 months. 

Pathways

Students who have completed CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) can proceed to the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) qualification. Students who have completed CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) will receive units credit in the Diploma qualification.

Student may also elect to enrol directly into CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) if that meets their training and employment needs.

CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) qualification is offered by National Training Services. 

Certification

Upon successful completion of all components of the qualification, a nationally recognised qualification, CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) will be issued. If you partially complete your course in Building and Construction(Building), you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units or competencies you complete.

Duration

Completion Requirements 

The requirements for granting this qualification will be met when competency is demonstrated and achieved for:

  • All 13 core competency standard units
  • 3 elective units

Time Commitment

The program is structured so that students can progress at a pace that suits them. A typical time commitment over 52 weeks expected to complete the course is estimated to be 879 hours comprised of: 

Self-directed learning (416 hours) which can be undertaken at home or by attending additional sessions at the Thomastown Training Centre. This time will be spent on reading, research and completing tasks and projects required for assessment purposes.

Workplace activities (208 hours) undertaken to reinforce learning activities and to complete tasks and projects for assessment purposes

Class attendance (255 hours) once a week for 4 hours a week, site visits organised by your trainer and ono-on-one sessions to review your work and provide feedback on your assessments.

Government Funding

National Training Services (RTO21254) can access Victorian Government funding for this qualification through the Skills First funding program. To enquire about your eligibility for State Government funding contact National Training Services on 03 8528 2682 during office hours.

Tuition Fees

Students who are eligible for Victorian Skills First Funding will pay no tuition fees. Students not eligible for Victorian Skills First Funding will be required to pay a fee of $4,900 to undertake this qualification.

Compliance with Regulatory Requirements

To access information about compliance with regulatory information including student information; complaints and appeals processes and forms; support services; and privacy arrangements, follow this link : NTS Compliance Information

More Information

For more information about your enrolment with National Construction Training RTO 21254, please contact us on (03) 8528 2685 or email your questions and queries to naz@nationalcontructiontraining.com.au

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