Courses CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small, medium-sized and large building businesses wishing to become registered Building Practitioners with the Victorian Building Authority. This qualification is appropriate for people aiming to obtain a Commercial Builders License Issued by the Victorian Building Authority.

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National Construction Training
3 Lucknow Crescent Thomastown, Melbourne 3074

Course ID: CPC50210

Program summary

CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction

National Construction Training (RTO 21254) offers the Diploma of 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 commercial building industry should consider this qualification as a step towards obtaining a Commercial 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

BSBOHS504B Apply principles of OHS risk management

BSBPMG505A Manage project quality

BSBPMG508A Manage project risk

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

CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects

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

CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

Elective Units

CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace

CPCCBC4007A Plan building and construction work

CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors

CPCCBC5007B Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor

CPCCBC5011A Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction

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 in the building and construction industry however exceptions can be made where applicants can demonstrate other suitable work experience and a clear purpose in undertaking this program.

Applicants without current employment in the building and construction industry will be exposed to Building and Construction industry sites via supervised site visits during the course.

Applicants with no Building and Construction industry experience who are aiming to gain their Victorian Builders License are advised to commence and complete the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) first.

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses who re wanting to become registered builders under the Victorian Building Authority qualification rules for DBU, DBR or CBR registration.

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 Diploma of 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

The usual duration for this for this program is 18 months. Students with credit transfer or recognition of prior learning for units may complete this qualification in less than 18 months.

Pathways

To CPC60212 -Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

National Training Services does not offer this qualification.

Certification

Upon successful completion of all components of the qualification, a nationally recognised qualification, CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) will be issued. If you partially complete your course in Building and Construction 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.
  • 5 elective units.

Time Commitment

The program is structured so that students can progress at a pace that suits them. A typical time commitment over 80 weeks expected to complete the course is estimated to be 1,358 hours comprised of:

Self-directed learning (640 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 (320 hours) undertaken to reinforce learning activities and to complete tasks and projects for assessment purposes

Class attendance (398 hours) once a week for 4 hours a week, site visits organised by your trainer and one-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 $5,900 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 the 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

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