CPC40110 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Course Code: CPC40110

Are you ready to up-skill in the Building & Construction Industry

Suitable for people currently working in the building and construction industry who would like to upskill, or new entrants who want to enter this industry and actively seeking employment.

This course will assist you in developing skills in building regulations, project scope and planning, estimating, management, contracts and finances, and industry best practices.

Designed for those seeking to become registered as a domestic builder in Victoria. Designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium‐sized building businesses.

I want to after I graduate!

What Is Required

No formal prerequisites for entry and is open to anyone interested in pursuing or enhancing a career in Building & Construction.

You will be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test and formal interview with one of our qualified Trainers and Assessors to establish whether this course is the correct qualification for your career path and job prospects.

My Study Options

Option 1
Face-to-Face (Cloud Classroom)2 nights per week
6:00pm - 9:30pmWeeknight Classes
Option 2
Face-to-Face (On Campus)2 nights per week
6:00pm - 9:30pmWeeknight Classes
Option 3
Face-to-Face (On Campus)1 day per week
9:00am - 5:00pmSaturday Class

Where To Study

Cloud Classroom

Course Overview

The course is delivered over 7 stages and is typically delivered consecutively within a nominal period of 12 months, with some classes delivered up to 24 months (depending on experience, capacity to absorb information and possible credits and different electives applied at enrolment).

The typical program design consists of a total volume of learning of 800 hours, which includes...

  • Face-to-Face Delivery: 640 hours
  • Self-Directed Delivery: 160 hours

    • Written Activities
    • Questions & Answers
    • Observation
    • Site Project

    • Face-to-Face Classes
    • Site Visits
    • Self-Directed Learning
    • Hands-On Mentoring
    • Master Classes

  • Reasonable adjustments may be made in cases where an individual learner’s special needs requires alternative forms of assessment.

  • Credit opportunities will be identified and addressed at pre-enrolment.

    We acknowledge formal statement of attainment issued by another RTO or TAFE for this qualification. This may reduce the amount of learning required. For full details click here.

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) takes into consideration the candidates’ previous training, work and life experience against the competencies in this qualification. This may reduce the amount of learning required. For full details click here

  • Avante Education is a registered training organisation and this course is a nationally recognised qualification.

    To achieve an award in this qualification, you must acheive competency in a total of 16 units. This includes all thirteen (13) core units and (3) electives

    • Builder
    • Construction Project Manager
    • Building Inspection Manager
    • Building Project Supervisor
    • Plan & Supervise Construction Work
    • Prepare, cost and schedule a contract
    • Professional knowledge and skills required to achieving a licensing or registration outcome

    • Life Coaching
    • Career Pathway Counselling
    • Job Search Assistance
    • Resume Writing
    • Interview Presentation Skills
    • Employability Skills Training
    • Image Consultant – Personal Stylist
    • Soft Skills Library
    • Technical Skills Library
    • Student Crisis Support Fund
    • One-to-One Course Progress Mentoring

Course Outline


Stage 1 Building Regulations

CPCCBC4001A - Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4009B - Apply legal requirements to building and construction project

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What Are The Costs

Application Fee
Tech Kit

$480 3

Learner Resources 1
Tuition Fee 2
$80 (Digital)
$500 (Hardcopy)

Are you eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training?
This is our standard fee based on a full course enrolment. Course fees vary based on each individual's enrolment details. Final course fees are offered after an individual assessment.
1 Accessing the learner resources can either be digital (online access via a personal computer or mobile device) or hardcopy (printed learner resources).
2 Tuition Fee for students eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training.
3The TECHkit is applicable for students who do not meet our minimum requirements in Avante Education's BYOD Policy
For more information on our fees, please visit here

Ready To Go Avante

If you have decided that you are ready to start studying the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) then please apply for one of our upcoming intakes here.

When you apply for an intake, you will fill out the Application to Enrol form online and then we will contact you to book in a one-on-one session with your Trainer.

If you have any question about any of our upcoming intakes or you can't find one that suits you, then please fill out the enquiry form here and we will be happy to assist you further.

Available Intakes

Intake Name Location Course Start Date Course End Date

My Study Pathway Options

Avante Education's courses are highly regarded within industry and provides a pathway to lifelong learning and professional development.

You may be a student looking for an alternative path to your preferred course. You may want to progress from a certificate IV to a diploma. You may want to switch from another institution or return from the workforce after a break.

Whatever the case may be, find a pathway and maximise your career opportunities by progressing into and between qualifications, streamlining you into your career aspirations!

StreamCertificate IICertificate IIICertificate IVDiplomaAdvanced Diploma
Building & ConstructionBuilder/Construction Manager
Trade Contractor
Construction Project
Manager (Technologist)
Fire Systems Designer
Building Surveyor
Construction Manager

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