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:
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.
For CPCCBC4010 – Apply structural principles to residential and commercial construction
Minimum technology Requirements
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:
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
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
19 units of competency:
The elective units must be selected as follows:
To achieve the occupational outcome of Site Manager, electives must include:
|Unit Code||Unit 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
The electives selected for the qualification are the following
|Unit Code||Unit 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|
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.
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
|Digital Learner Resources1||$80||$80|
We have payment options to suit your needs. Payment options are selected in the Pre-Training Review stage after your initial application
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
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.
|Learning Mode||Location||Course Start Date||Course End Date|
|BU422T4-0110/C221| Workbased Learning | Wed | Sunshine||Mason Campus | Unit 1 484 Ballarat Rd, Sunshine North VIC 3020||30/04/2022|
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