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Work as either a Builder, Site Manager and apply knowledge of structural principles, codes, standards and legal requirements for building projects.

CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction

Building

Duration
1-2 years
Accredited
Government Funding
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Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of builders, site managers and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses who apply knowledge of structural principles, codes, standards and legal requirements to Class 1 and 10, to a maximum of two storeys and Class 2 to 9 Type C constructions, and who plan and supervise safe building and construction work, prepare and administer contracts, and who apply quality principles to building and construction projects.

Building relates to construction and Site Management is about managing the factors around construction, such as the deployment of crews with specialised skills (including builders), product compliance, deployment of contract specialised skills, weather and site location.

Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Career Opportunities

  • Builder
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Site Manager
  • Leading Hand

Course Duration

Typically, 1- 2 years and may vary on individual applicants’ circumstances

The duration may be reduced for individual Learner if credit towards the qualification is given in the form of recognition of prior learning, credit transfer or where the learner has some industry experience where skill gap training may be a more appropriate training program for that learner.

This information is collected and analysed during information and enrolment session.

Delivery Locations

This course is delivered in the following locations

Avante Education Campus

Avante Education Campus

Pre-requisites

For CPCCBC4010 – Apply structural principles to residential and commercial construction the following pre-requisite applies

  • CPCCBC4053 – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C building.
  • CPCCBC4001 – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings.

Entry Requirements

Minimum technology Requirements

  • Have access to a device which meets the minimum requirements in Avante Education’s Student BYOD Policy section 6.02 and basic understanding with the following minimum requirements for the full duration of this qualification.
  • Tablet or laptop device
  • Access to the Internet wirelessly
  • Device is able to install 1. A Mac, Window, Vista, IOS or android operating systems,
  • Google account or gmail

 

Prospective learners will be required to go through a formal face to face and/ or CiRT Interview with one of our Learning Pathway Advisors to establish whether the desired course is the correct qualification for their career path/job prospects.

Applicants who have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification are not required to complete a LLN Assessment.

As part of the Pre-training interview process with a prospective learner, a digital literacy evaluation will be conducted (PC Skills) to ensure that they will be successfully able to complete a course with an online component.

This includes but not limited to:

  • The ability to logon to a computer
  • Access emails and click a link within an email.
  • Login into an online database (LLN Tool)
  • Use a mouse and keyboard.
  • Read and respond to online text.

 

Candidates who meet the minimum requirements for LLN evaluation would be considered to meet PC Literacy requirements

Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements for LLN evaluation will be evaluated individually.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Traineeship pathway

Units of Competency

To achieve CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency:

19 units of competency:

  • 11 Core units
  • 8 Elective units
Unit CodeUnit Name
CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
CPCCBC4002 Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace
CPCCBC4007 Plan building or construction work
CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010* Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4021 Minimise waste on the building and construction site
CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings

*Please check the pre-requisites for this unit

Electives

The electives selected for the qualification are the following

Unit CodeUnit Name
CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4052 Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry

Assessment

Avante Education have selected the following forms of Assessment Methods

  • Written Questions
  • Written Activities
  • Project

 

The assessment process will include the gathering of evidence to demonstrate the learner’s competency as demonstrated in the workplace and underpinning knowledge in theory-based assessments.

Trainers will be provided with detailed instructions to assessment requirements for each unit. (The specific methods for each Unit of Competency are identified within this document under ‘Evidence Gathering Techniques’; further detail is available in the Assessor Assessment Guide).

This is a competency-based program, assessment occurs throughout the entire program until the learner either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or any further training needs are identified and addressed.

Accreditation & Award

Upon successful completion of all units which meet the packaging rules in this course of study, learners will be awarded the qualification CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

The issuance of this qualification is subject to:

Credit Transfer

Avante Education has a policy to acknowledge formal Statements of Attainments issued by another RTO.

Where learners have made an application for Credit Transfer on any of the equivalent units in this qualification, credit will be granted, and the learner will not be required to repeat the training in those units where application has been made and credit has been granted.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The competencies in this qualification may be attained through the process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). RPL takes into consideration the candidates’ previous training, work and life experience.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) opportunities will be identified and addressed during the pre-training interview process.

Learners will also be provided with an RPL Candidate guide to assist the learner in identifying any Recognition of Prior Learning either through previous training, work, or life experience or to how to prepare a portfolio of evidence.

TECHkit

All learners a required to have a device which meet the minimum requirements of our Student BYOD policy.

Fees & Funding

This is our standard fee based on a full program enrolment. Program fees vary based on each individual’s enrolment details. Final course fees are offered after an individual assessment.  For more information click here

TitleFeeFunded
Application Fee $200 $200
Digital Learner Resources1 $80 $80
Tuition Fee TBA 02
  • 1 - Accessing the learner resources can either be digital (online access via a personal computer or mobile device) or hardcopy (printed learner resources). Printed learner resources are an extra $420
  • 2 - Tuition Fee for students eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training

Payment Options

We have payment options to suit your needs.   Payment options are selected in the Pre-Training Review stage after your initial application

  • humm Buy Now, Pay Later
  • zip Buy Now, Pay Later
  • Credit Card

 

Once you officially accept your Letter of Offer in your Pre-Training Proposal payment can be made to then be official enrolled into the program

By Now, Pay Later
Apply now and get approved in minutes. Select invoice on enrolment check out and pay invoice with humm
By Now, Pay Later
Apply now and get approved in minutes. Select invoice on enrolment check out and pay invoice with zip
Pay via Credit Card
Pay via credit card via our payment gateway once you receive your official invoice via email.

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If you have decided that you are ready to start the CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction course then please apply for one of our upcoming intakes below.

When you apply for an intake, you will fill out the Enrolment form online and you will received confirmation details once payment has been made at the end of this form.

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.

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