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CPC40110 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licencing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required. 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.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that the applicant has a trade background in construction, such as completing an apprenticeship in carpentry or bricklaying.

Prior to a person attending a construction site, they must complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) which is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare for work in the construction industry covers this requirement.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $7,792.00 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $3,328.00 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $2,384.00 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $487.00 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $208.00 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $149.00 (2020)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
  • Engineering and Built Environment
Skill Area
  • Building and Construction
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This qualification could lead to roles such as:

  • Builder
  • Construction Manager
  • Construction Supervisor

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 13 core units
  2. Complete 3 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Please select a course structure from the options below:
Rockhampton Course Structure

12 months 

  • On-campus
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core

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BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction project More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

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CPCCBC4016A Administer a construction contract More Information Training.gov Details
CPCSUS4002A Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4020A Build a thermally efficient and sustainable structures More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBSMB406A - Manage small business finances
1 CPCCBC4012B - Read and interpret plans and specifications
2 CPCCBC4004A - Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction project
2 CPCCBC4001A - Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
3 CPCCBC4005A - Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
3 CPCCBC4003A - Select and prepare a construction contract
4 CPCCBC4009B - Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
4 CPCCBC4007A - Plan building or construction work
5 CPCCBC4008B - Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
5 CPCCBC4006B - Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
6 CPCCBC4010B - Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
6 CPCCBC4002A - Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
7 CPCCBC4011B - Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
7 CPCCBC4016A - Administer a construction contract
8 CPCSUS4002A - Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings
8 CPCCBC4020A - Build a thermally efficient and sustainable structures


Gladstone Course Structure

18 months to 2 years part-time.
  • On-campus
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications More Information Training.gov Details
BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction project More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
Summary This course is available online with teaching support available through discussion forums, email and telephone. Online students require self-motivation and must have 9 hours per week available for study.
CPCCBC4016A Administer a construction contract More Information Training.gov Details
CPCSUS4002A Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCBC4020A Build a thermally efficient and sustainable structures More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 CPCCBC4012B - Read and interpret plans and specifications
1 BSBSMB406A - Manage small business finances
2 CPCCBC4004A - Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction project
2 CPCCBC4001A - Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
3 CPCCBC4005A - Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
3 CPCCBC4003A - Select and prepare a construction contract
4 CPCCBC4007A - Plan building or construction work
4 CPCCBC4009B - Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
5 CPCCBC4008B - Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
5 CPCCBC4006B - Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
6 CPCCBC4002A - Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
6 CPCCBC4010B - Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
7 CPCCBC4011B - Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
7 CPCCBC4016A - Administer a construction contract
8 CPCSUS4002A - Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings
8 CPCCBC4020A - Build a thermally efficient and sustainable structures


Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
RPL
Third Party Verification
Course Learning Outcomes
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Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Rockhampton Course Structure

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Gladstone Course Structure

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Rockhampton Course Structure

On-campus

Rockhampton City

March: Full Time/Part Time

Gladstone Course Structure

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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Additional Resources and Textbooks

  • National Construction Code (NCC) Series Volume 1, 2, 3.
  • National Construction Code Guide.
  • National Construction Code Performance Requirements.
  • Australian Standard 1684  Residential Timber Framed Construction

These texts are available online.  


Study Eligibility Restrictions

To be eligible to receive subsidy Students must already hold a trade qualification (Certificate III) in the Construction industry.