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Plan and supervise safe building and construction work, prepare and administer contracts, apply quality principles to building and construction projects

CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction

///Site Management///

Duration
1-2 years
Accredited
Delivery Mode

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.

Occupational titles depending on packaging options selected may include:

  • Builder
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Site Manager
  • Site Supervisor
  • Leading Hand

 

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.

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.

This is program is delivered in a blended combination of classroom based, CiRT and self-directed learning.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

19 units of competency:

  • 11 core units
  • 8 elective units.

The elective units must be selected as follows:

To achieve the occupational outcome of Site Manager, electives must include:

  • All Group B elective units
  • Up to four elective units from either Group A or general electives.
  • One elective unit may be from any training package or accredited course as long as it ensures the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contributes to a valid, industry supported vocational outcome.
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

The electives selected for the qualification are the following

Unit CodeUnit Name
CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4017 Arrange resources and prepare for the building and construction project
CPCCCO4001 Supervise concreting work
CPCCBC4052 Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry
BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques
CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4006 Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects

*Please check the pre-requisites for this unit

For CPCCBC4010 – Apply structural principles to residential and commercial construction

  • 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.

 

Minimum technology Requirements

  • Have access to a device which meets the minimum requirements in Avante Education’s Student BYOD Policy section 6.02
  • 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

An LLN test will be provided in the application journey to determin your level in language, literacy, and numeracy, and whether extra support will be needed for your to complete this course.  If you have completed an Australia Year 12 qualification you will not be required to complete an LLN test.

Click here for the details of our Online Service Standards

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.

Assessment arrangements are learner’s, classroom and CiRT

Refer to the section on Evidence Gathering techniques

Upon successful completion of all 11 core units and 2 elective units in this course of study, learners will be awarded the qualification CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction – Site Management. The issuance of this qualification is subject to:

 

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.

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.

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At Avante Education we believe that your course should be tailored for you.  Our pre-enrolment process will take you on a personal journey and allows you to be part of the process.

This includes

1. Us getting to know you…

  • Who you are, your prior work experience (if any)
  • Your learning preferences
  • Your career aspirations
  • How much time you have available to complete your course
  • The best learning environment suited for you at your workplace or on campus
  • How much support you will need with language, literacy, numeracy skills and computer skills

2. Thanks to your contribution we can now provide you with a tailored course plan which includes…

  • Key course information
  • Delivery schedule adjustments for any approved course credits that may reduce your length of training
  • Delivery and assessment proposed dates
  • Delivery and assessment methods
  • Minimum technology requirements
  • Statement of fees indicating all fees, government subsidies (if eligible), and options of payment
  • Terms & Conditions

3. After these formalities you will be prepared for your commencement and…

  • Be invited to join an induction to go through some best practice protocols for a successful learning journey
  • Be acquantied with your Trainer
  • Be provided access to your digital learner portal

4. You are now ready to…

  • Join your own personally designed learning program on course commencement date

This course is delivered in the following locations

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

TitleFee
Application Fee $400
Digital Learner Resources1 $80
  • 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

The application and learner resource fee is paid upfront to confirm your enrolment.  This is paid once you officially accept your course proposal.

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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 click the apply button below.

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