Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Step up to the top of your game in the building and construction industry with our specialist, nation-wide recognised certificate.
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Length
1 year
Qualification Code
CPC40110

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Step up to the top of your game in the building and construction industry with our specialist, nation-wide recognised certificate. We'll prepare you to apply for your registration as a domestic builder and manage a successful construction site or residential building business. You'll learn how to choose contractors, oversee work, manage quality, timelines and budgets and liaise with clients. Best of all, you'll benefit from above average weekly full time earnings and higher than average job openings expected in the next few years for building technicians.

  • Building practitioner
  • Construction manager
  • Foreman
  • Foreperson
  • Licenced builder
  • Site manager

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

MANAGE SMALL BUSINESS FINANCES
BSBSMB406A
APPLY BUILDING CODES AND STANDARDS TO THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS FOR LOW RISE BUILDING PROJECTS
CPCCBC4001A
MANAGE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION WORKPLACE
CPCCBC4002A
SELECT AND PREPARE A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT
CPCCBC4003A
IDENTIFY AND PRODUCE ESTIMATED COSTS FOR BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
CPCCBC4004A
PRODUCE LABOUR AND MATERIAL SCHEDULES FOR ORDERING
CPCCBC4005A
SELECT, PROCURE AND STORE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS FOR LOW RISE PROJECTS
CPCCBC4006B
PLAN BUILDING OR CONSTRUCTION WORK
CPCCBC4007A
CONDUCT ON-SITE SUPERVISION OF BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
CPCCBC4008B
APPLY LEGAL REQUIREMENTS TO BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
CPCCBC4009B
APPLY STRUCTURAL PRINCIPLES TO RESIDENTIAL LOW RISE CONSTRUCTIONS
CPCCBC4010B
APPLY STRUCTURAL PRINCIPLES TO COMMERCIAL LOW RISE CONSTRUCTIONS
CPCCBC4011B
READ AND INTERPRET PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS
CPCCBC4012B
UNDERTAKE SMALL BUSINESS PLANNING
BSBSMB404A
BUILD THERMALLY EFFICIENT AND SUSTAINABLE STRUCTURES
CPCCBC4020A
MINIMISE WASTE ON THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION SITE
CPCCBC4021A

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: HXR

National course code: CPC40110

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

There are no prerequisites for this program, however it is strongly recommended that students have at least 3 years of work experience in the building and construction industry.

Applicants will need to attend an information session before enrollment. Session date and time will be posted on this page when confirmed.

Tuesday 5pm to 9pm - on campus Thursday 5.30pm to 7pm - online (trainer available)

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

Other study costs

Required books cost up to $700.00. A booklist will be distributed during the information session which will be held prior to enrolment.

A materials fee of up to $400.00 for student resource and assessment kits.

 

 

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

Can lead into a Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate and Bachelor opportunities.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

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